TNT’s Inside The NBA debates Celtics’ Joe Mazzulla pulling his starters in Bucks blowout

Was it the right call for Boston Celtics head coach Joe Mazzulla to sit his starters at halftime after the Milwaukee Bucks had put up a virtually insurmountable lead over the Celtics? The contest in question, a 135-102 route of Boston whose score belies the severity of the beatdown the Celtics suffered, was so bad that the carrier, TNT, flexed to the New York Knicks – Dallas Mavericks game on at the same time for a bit.

It also got TNT’s broadcast crew on their popular “Inside the NBA” show debating as to whether the call to sit the starters was the right one. The move by Mazzulla elicited some strong opinions on both sides, with the wisdom of keeping legs safe and fresh noted, but the loss to fans at the game and at home also acknowledged.

Was it the right move for Boston, or was it a bit of a bush league play? Watch the video embedded below to hear their takes and decide for yourself.

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Story originally appeared on Celtics Wire