I've stated it before, and I'll say it again, I've only watched basketball for one season, that being said, I may be ignorant at times of the game. However, one thing proves very obvious in the basketball world.
For the Celtics, they need to play every game like it's Game 7. Winning three straight would be wonderful, and it's actually doable. Unlikely? It's actually the Celtics' best shot at winning.
They win Game 4 at home, steal Game 5 on the road and come home for Game 6. They have to defend home court, and steal a game on the road.
For the Celtics, the best game to steal would be Game 5. A Game 7 with the Heat might be too much to overcome.
If the Celtics want any chance to beat the Heat this postseason, here are 5 key factors.