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Celtics in for a wakeup call

With the Spurs and Thunder visiting, Doc's crew must surpass mediocre

Updated: November 20, 2012, 10:24 PM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

They've been hard to gauge, but, as Bill Parcells always liked to point out, you are what your record says you are. The Celtics' 6-5 record says they are barely above average. That about sums it up after 11 games.

Looking at the overall numbers, Nate Silver would have trouble twisting this one any other way: The Celtics are mediocre, maybe even less than mediocre. After Monday night's games, the Celtics find themselves 18th in points allowed and 17th in points scored. They are 24th ...

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