Boston Celtics: Top 10 Theories Why They Can't Beat Bad Teams

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Boston Celtics: Top 10 Theories Why They Can't Beat Bad Teams
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As all but the most casual of Boston Celtics fans must know, the Celts are in a bit of a slump.

And by "bit," I mean "incredibly huge."

Not only have they lost three of their last four games, they lost those three games to the Indiana Pacers, Charlotte Bobcats and Memphis Grizzlies. Not exactly the NBA elite.

This isn't a new trend. Throughout the season the Celtics have struggled against the minnows of the league.The Washington Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Clippers have all walked away victorious from match-ups with the Celtics.

Yet given the league's best opposition, Boston usually rises to the occasion. This season has seen wins against the Orlando Magic, Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers.

So why do the Celtics continue to struggle against the league's worst teams?

Here are ten theories.

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