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Boston Celtics head coach Joe Mazzulla said that the group struggled to create early shot clock looks in Sunday’s 128-102 road loss vs. the Miami Heat.

(via CLNS Media):

Reporter: “Tatum & Brown were held to 12 of 35 shooting tonight. How tough have the Heat and their defensive principles made it on them to be effective for you guys?”

Mazzulla: “Yeah, we don’t get out in the first six seconds and create an advantage and we don’t get those, it makes it difficult to play against a set defense later in the shot clock, and that’s kinda where we’re having the struggle is we’re not dictating the pace with those early offensive advantages.”