'Patriots Awesome Season Syndrome'
Hub Blog talked to a friend last night about the upcoming Celtics playoffs -- and both of us agreed we suffered from what he called 'Patriots Awesome Season Syndrome,' i.e, the excitement of an awesome season followed by post playoff-loss depression. Expectations are high for the Celts. But here's why
fans should be cautious. ...Update
-- 4.19.08 - A friend said PASS should really be PALSS: Patriots Awesome Season Letdown Syndrome. Perhaps PALSS more accurately conveys the syndrome. But the catchier-sounding PASS stays until my other friend determines otherwise. ... Here's a report card
on the Celts. I think Murph's grade for Ray (B) is unfair. Anyone who saw his All-Star game performance knows he sacrificed a lot for the Celts by adjusting his game. I did like the A grade for Leon Powe, the biggest surprise of the 2007-2008 season. ... No one can ever convince me Trader Danny deserves an A. Sure he deserves enormous credit for the current season. But 2007-2008 was made possible partially by the truly wretched 2006-2007. ...