Video: The REAL Reason for Portland’s Victory Over Boston

by December 31, 2008

by Marcel Mutoni

Last night, the Blazers pulled off what most are calling a “stunner” over the Celtics. Portland, playing short-handed (Brandon Roy was out with a pulled hamstring), gutted out an impressive win over the defending World Champs.

There’s evidence now, however, showing that the Blazers may have had an important advantage over the Celtics. A numerical advantage to be precise. Via: Inside Hoops:

My favorite thing about the above clip is Nate McMillan’s reaction after his team’s violation of the rulebook is discovered: Yeah, you got us. Nice try, coach.