Celtics can't let slow starts continue

Final, Heat 115-107: The Celtics played like the inexperienced team in the final two minutes, while a rookie guard out of Cleveland State played like a guy who's been there a million times before. Norris Cole scored 20 points

The Celtics have always been a high-turnover team in the New Big Three era, and they added a dash of rare offensive rebounding, courtesy of Brandon Bass, in their opening loss against the Knicks. Both are dangerous

The new look New Orleans Hornets hope to get a win in their season opener as they host the Boston Celtics. The Hornets got their season off to a perfect start on Monday night with an 85-84 victory over the Phoenix Suns in the season opener for both

The Celtics have always been a high-turnover team in the New Big Three era, and they added a dash of rare offensive rebounding, courtesy of Brandon Bass, in their opening loss against the Knicks. Both are dangerous

The bad starts and early deficits are certainly something to cause concern, but the team's resiliency, creativity, and pride are something to at least hang your hat on.