Celtics

5 parting thoughts on an ugly Celtics road trip

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The Celtics are in the midst of the toughest stretch of their regular season schedule but that fact does not prevent the reality that this team was just one Marcus Morris 3-point shot away from going winless on their West Coast road swing. They were competitive in every game but spent the majority of the contests trailing with a troubling lack of consistency on both ends of the floor.

The Celtics will ultimately bounce back from this 1-4 trip and a 7-6 start to the regular season but there are problems that loom large in an interim. Let's take stock of the trouble as this group heads back to Boston.