Boston Celtics: 4 Changes Doc Rivers Must Make for Team to Beat Miami Heat

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Boston Celtics: 4 Changes Doc Rivers Must Make for Team to Beat Miami Heat
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LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh proved too much to handle.

The Celtics found themselves searching for answers against this talented Heat team.

Kevin Garnett and the Boston Celtics were eliminated from the 2011 NBA playoffs after a bitter defeat to the Miami Heat in the second round, dropping the series, 4-1.

In the series, James was able to dominate the Celtics in the fourth quarter, getting to his spots on the court offensively and wearing down Paul Pierce on the defensive end. It was an uphill battle for the Celtics from the beginning, as closing out games and coming out on top late was something they struggled to do as a unit.

This offseason will be telling one. Which free agents the team picks up and releases and who they select in the 2011 NBA draft, will likely make or break the Celtics chances to content for an NBA championship this season.

Here are the four changes Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers needs to make in Beantown to have his Celtics prepared to beat the Miami Heat in a seven-game series next postseason.

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