Kyrie Irving has made no secret about not putting too much stock into what happens between now and the playoffs, a period of time when both he and Brad Stevens agree will include him sitting out some games to rest. He’ll be joined by Al Horford among those getting some rest, and don’t be surprised if you see Marcus Morris, Jayson Tatum and a handful of other players get a night or two off before the playoffs start.
Still, as important as being well-rested is, these remaining games do have some importance. First, the Celts would like to overtake Indiana for the fourth seed and get home-court advantage for their first-round playoff series. And there are other things that need some attention going forward.
And with that, here are 10 things to pay attention to during the Boston Celtics’ last 10 games of the regular season.