After holding the league’s best record for much of the 2022-23 season, the Boston Celtics have dropped three straight games at home and are 4-6 in their last 10 games.
While the C’s were bound to cool off after their red-hot start, they’ve suffered some rough losses as of late. On this current losing streak, they lost back-to-back matchups against the lowly Orlando Magic and then failed to come back from a 30-point deficit versus the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night.
At 22-10 overall, Boston still has little reason to panic. However, ahead of their next few games, they’ll have to adjust to get back on track. According to Celtics star Jayson Tatum, the team has to play like they’re having fun again.
“I think we’re playing a little timid, a little tight,” Tatum said, per The Athletic’s Jared Weiss. Basketball is supposed to be fun, it’s supposed to be loose. It’s supposed to be competitive, I get a sense of everybody wants to make every shot. Myself included, our body language when we miss shots is contagious.”