Terry may have decided to show up to the party after midnight, but at least he’s in the house. Celtics fans got to see a sliver of the clutch player from yesteryear and now comes his biggest game as a Celtic, Game 5 at Madison Square Garden Wednesday, where the surroundings won’t be so friendly and Terry will return to a villain role.
“You gotta love it,” he said with a bright smile. “This is what the playoffs is all about. The intensity. The game. Maybe that’s what we were waiting on. We should have just fast-forwarded it to [an elimination game] and realize that if we lost it’s over. But that’s the type of pressure we’re up against and they know all they need is one game, and that’s all we need — to keep our season going.”