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Can Celts answer the call at closing time?

As the NBA Finals return to Boston, Bill Simmons isn't quite sure if Boston has the moxie to seal the franchise's 17th title. Story

Originally Published: June 17, 2008
By Bill Simmons | Page 2

BOSTON -- Remember in "Halloween" when Laurie thought she "killed" Michael Myers and dropped the knife right next to him, then stood in the doorway with her back turned to him? What an idiot, right? The Celtics did the same thing in Game 5 on Sunday night. With a chance to finish off the Lakers in Los Angeles and clinch their first title in 22 years, the Celtics played a drop-the-knife game. Now we're back in Boston for at least one more game -- possibly two -- and unfortunately for the Celtics, ...

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