The Boston Celtics are not going to make it to the Eastern Conference Finals this season.
Pessimistic though such a proclamation seems this early in the year, it’s entirely logical. To be honest, the team’s play thus far places its chances of reaching the postseason at all in question.
Though Boston fans are surely longing for a return to the conference finals and revenge against the Miami Heat team that knocked them out at that stage last year, it’s simply not going to happen.
Here are 10 signs exhibited by the 2012-13 Celtics that already indicate that this squad is destined to be eliminated from the playoffs in an early round.