Experience doesn't pay for Celtics

Veterans make uncharacteristic mistakes down stretch of loss to Magic

Updated: January 29, 2010, 1:47 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

ORLANDO, Fla. -- For all the negatives associated with being an older team, the one big plus those squads should be able to lean on -- their virtual cane, if you will -- is being better than their less-seasoned opponents in crunch time.

The Orlando Sentinel poked fun at the aging Celtics in advance of Thursday night's showdown between Boston and the Orlando Magic by producing a photo illustration of a prematurely aged Rasheed Wallace with a headline, "Old & Gray is the new Green." Despite ...

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