Can the Boston Celtics make a run in the second half of the season?

Winners of six of their last four games, the Boston Celtics are hinting that they might be closer to finding their way as a team than not in recent games, showing some truly impressive play together — albeit against some pretty bad opponents.

Is the improved record against lesser opponents indicative of growth for this young team, or simply the end result of dropping the level of difficulty for a squad that still struggles with consistent play even when the potential challenge is a bit more relaxed? Gauging where the Celtics are at with a sub-optimal roster construction and the bulk of their tougher opponents grouped in the season’s first half has been a tough exercise for the team’s front office.

The host of the eponymous CLNS Media podcast “The Cedric Maxwell Show” and his co-host Josue Pavon discussed exactly how we ought to see this team and their potential to take some steps forward now that the schedule lightens up a bit.

Check out the clip embedded above to hear what they have to say about Boston’s fortunes in the second half of the season as we draw nearer to the Feb. 10 trade deadline.

This post originally appeared on Celtics Wire. Follow us on Facebook!


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