Celtics Need Better Late-Game Execution Against Heat In Game 5

The Boston Celtics lost Game 4, in large part because they just fell apart in the fourth quarter and overtime. What adjustments do they need to make if they want to extend their Eastern Conference semifinals series with the Miami Heat and get a win in Game 5? SB Nation's Sebastian Pruiti has your answers, including "Execute Better Late" on offense (/Celtics fans everywhere nod their heads). 

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If you think of Doc Rivers and the Boston Celtics in terms of execution, you think about a coach who can draw up phenomenal plays and a team that usually executes what is drawn up. In game four, the Celtics had a chance to win the game in regulation after a huge LeBron James turnover (where he basically dribbled the basketball out of bounds). After some confusion, Paul Pierce missed a jump shot as the Celtics failed to execute properly:

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Read the rest of Pruti's Game 5 adjustments for the Celtics in his complete breakdown at SB Nation, and visit CelticsBlog for all things Celtics. 

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