After starting the preseason overseas, the Boston Celtics returned to the United States to start their "official" NBA preseason. The second week resulted in losses to the New York Knicks and the Philadelphia 76ers, but that doesn't really mean much (Kevin Garnett didn't even play against the 76ers). What matters is, what did we learn about the Celtics during the second week of this preseason?
Of course, the mantra in Boston is that nothing really "matters" come playoff time, but there are things that need to be sorted out during these first several weeks of October. Guys are still fighting for roster spots, rookies are trying to prove themselves, and Doc Rivers is still trying to determine which starting lineup will work best. It is an interesting time of year, to say the least.
So, let's look at five things we learned during the second week of the preseason for the C's.