The Boston Celtics have gone 5-and-5 since returning from the All-Star break, dropping multiple games from a winning position while also looking like a team that’s still trying to figure things out.

Unfortunately for the Celtics, things went from bad to worse on Monday, March 13, as they lost to the 15-win Houston Rockets in a game nobody expected them to lose. Now, they find themselves three games behind the first-placed Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference, with little chance of making up lost ground as we get closer to the end of the regular season.

Shortly after Boston’s latest defeat had concluded, longtime NBA analyst Bill Simmons tweeted out his thoughts regarding the Celtics’ current plight, noting how he believes things are even worse than they currently seem.

The 2023 Celtics situation is more dire than people seem to realize.

— Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) March 14, 2023

“The 2023 Celtics situation is more dire than people seem to realize,” Simmons Tweeted on March 13.

Boston is currently two games into a six-game road trip and will need to quickly recover from their latest loss if they plan to turn things around against the Minnesota Timberwolves, who they are scheduled to face on March 15. 

Brad Stevens Sends Message to Departing Coach

On Monday, March 13, it was announced that Boston’s lead assistant, Damon Stoudamire, would be leaving his role with the Celtics to become the new head coach of Georgia Tech University.

As reported by MassLive’s Brian Robb, Brad Stevens shared some well-wishes to the departing coach as part of a press release from the team while also thanking him for the work he has put in whilst being on the staff.

ESPN reporting with @PeteThamel: Boston Celtics assistant Damon Stoudamire is finalizing a deal to become Georgia Tech’s head coach. Stoudamire has informed the Celtics that he’s accepting job and making the leap to the ACC.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 13, 2023

“Congratulations to Damon and Georgia Tech,” Stevens said. “We are thankful for everything that Damon has contributed during in his time in Boston. He’s a great teammate – he works hard, he cares about everyone in the room, and he has a special feel for the game. We will all miss having him here, but are thrilled …read more



Bill Simmons Sends Strong Message on Celtics ‘Dire’ Situation After Rockets Loss

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