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Celtics need to push the pace

Doc Rivers wants team to keep running, attacking basket on offense

Updated: March 20, 2013, 1:25 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Celtics coach Doc Rivers looked like an overzealous traffic cop at times during the fourth quarter of Monday's game against the Miami Heat, his arms flailing as if his suit coat were on fire as he pleaded with his players to keep their collective foot on the offensive accelerator while emphatically motioning to move the ball up the floor.

Here's the trouble: Since injuries have decimated Boston's backcourt depth, Rivers probably would be the best ballhandling guard on the court ...

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