Celtics

Four observations on the Celtics’ four-game winning streak

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A mix of four thoughts and analysis from the best stretch of the Celtics' season to date. 

1. Kyrie Irving is playing like he’s the best point guard in the Eastern Conference: This is cheating a little bit since the All-Star has been the most consistent Celtic on the roster since about seven games into the regular season but his contributions during his run should not get lost in the shuffle. He leads the team in several major categories including ppg (24.5), apg (7.8), FTA/G (3.5) and is shooting 48 percent from 3-point range despite firing up nearly eight 3-point attempts per game. The hot streak is reflective of what is quickly turning into