Fans of the Boston Celtics were understandably miffed by the lack of timeouts called by Celtics head coach Joe Mazzulla during a massive second-half run by the Miami Heat in Miami’s Game 1 win over Boston, but is there any evidence such a move would have actually made a difference in the outcome of the game?
The hosts of the “TrueHoop” podcast David Thorpe and Jarod Hector recently convened to talk about the Celtics’ Game 1 loss and examine whether their failure to call a timeout played a crucial role. The decision not to halt the game’s momentum raised questions about the coaching strategies used by Mazzulla in the second half of the contest.
Take a look at the clip embedded below to hear what the duo had to say about how the Celtics approached the latter half of Game 1 action.
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