After an impressive season that showed the potential the young team possesses, the clock struck midnight on the Boston Celtics tonight as they fell to the Atlanta Hawks 104-92, losing the opening round series four games to two.
It went from promising to ugly in the blink of an eye for the Celtics tonight, as they saw their early lead disintegrate into thin air in a 110-83 beating at the hands of the Atlanta Hawks at the Phillips Arena.
There were ups and down all night long, but as the clock showed double zeros, the crowd at the TD Garden erupted with joy as the Celtics knocked off the Atlanta Hawks 104-95 in overtime, to tie their first round playoff series at two games apiece.
Heading into Game 3 of their first round playoff match up with the Atlanta Hawks, the Celtics desperately needed a win. To the joy of the pumped up TD Garden crowd, the C's delivered with a gritty, 111-103 victory.