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Celtics lost Game 1 by losing composure

Updated: May 2, 2011, 3:07 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

MIAMI -- After James Jones knocked down his fifth 3-pointer of the night, Jermaine O'Neal had seen enough. Someone had to knock down Jones.

O'Neal would later admit he picked a poor way to respond, leveling the hot-shooting Jones with a right elbow as he sprinted through the paint late in the third quarter. It resulted in an ill-timed flagrant foul that stemmed the Boston Celtics' momentum as they tried to rally from their largest deficit of the night, one of numerous mental miscues Boston ...

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