It was only game two of their season, but Friday's loss to the Raptors was a buzz kill for a team who looked terrific in their season opener and expects to compete with Toronto for the Atlantic Division crown.
With such a young group of guys, coach Brad Stevens had to correctly manage how to handle such a tough defeat. According to Avery Bradley, Stevens has moved on and is handling the situation like Patriots' head coach Bill Belichick would want:
Stevens goes Belichick. Bradley: "We're on to the next team. That's the first thing Brad said after the game."— Jay King (@ByJayKing) October 31, 2015
I love that attitude from the C's leader. The Spurs, the Celts next opponent, are always a tough match-up, and the green needs to put the Toronto game behind them as quickly as possible. There will be some tough nights ahead this season, but the growing process will be bolstered by using the "on to the next one" mentality.
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