The Miami Heat have found ways to use an undersized lineup to their advantage, but the Boston Celtics don't have the same type of diverse personnel to make that sort of scheme work to their advantage. jerseys cheap
Rebounding the ball with smaller personnel has been quite difficult for Doc Rivers' crew, with no player averaging more than eight boards per game.
According to TeamRankings, Boston ranks 26th in the NBA in opponent's total rebounds per game (52.4), while the Celtics rank 28th in total rebounds per game (48.2).
Much like the New York Knicks, the Atlanta Hawks could be undone in the postseason by some shoddy perimeter defense.
According to Basketball-Reference, the Hawks rank 28th in the NBA, allowing opponents to shoot a strong 38 percent from beyond the arc. jerseys wholesale
It helps that the Hawks rank among the top five teams in the league in three-point field-goal percentage (37.7 percent), but Larry Drew won't be able to count on his squad outgunning the opposition come playoff time, as it averages just 97.1 points per game. cheap jerseys
In addition, according to TeamRankings, the Hawks allow opponents to knock down an average of 7.5 threes per game, which ranks 20th in the NBA.