For the Boston Celtics, shooting guard Avery Bradley's return couldn't come at a better time.
After losing their last three games by a combined 69 points, Boston will get their defensive stopper when the Memphis Grizzlies come to town Wednesday night from TD Garden.
The Celtics will be thrilled to be off their West Coast road trip, where the team as a whole struggled shooting the ball and Rajon Rondo suffered a hip/thigh injury that left the speedy point guard hobbled and unable to keep up his blazing pace.
Despite his struggles on the road trip, Paul Pierce is still averaging a team high 19.9 points per game. But Pierces's scoring, nor Bradley's defense at the two-guard spot will stop Memphis' towering duo of bigs.
The Grizzlies have suffered some of the same struggles Boston has over their last three games, as they were unable to score over 90 points in any of the last three contests. The only difference was that Grizzlies were able to keep up their defensive intensity and keep all three games close, while winning one of them.
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