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