The bench players of Boston Celtics took over the game and stunned the LA Lakers as Boston Celtics wins Game 4 of the NBA Finals, 96-89. The Celtics was led by Glen Davis and Nate Robinson at a time when their bench scored 21 fourth-quarter points. David raked in 18 points while LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant has 33 points.
However, NBA Finals Game 4 MVP would definitely go to the 6-foot-9, 289lbs big man from Boston Celtics, Glen "Big Baby" Davis. Davis was indeed the man of the game who made miracles and deliver the victory for the Celtics.
"He should have been a football player and a basketball player," Artest said the he goes on saying, "basketball, too, and a boxer. What about rugby? Tennis, a bodyguard, a bouncer, he definitely should bounce ... he's just a great athlete."
Celtics vs. Lakers Game 4 Recap
The Big Three plus one of the Boston Celtics will now have a new crew making it the Formidable Five. For sure he will be added to Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo to pull this 10th win in the NBA Finals against the LA Lakers.
Before his pumped up Game 4 performance, Davis averges 7.7 points and 4.3 rebounds in his 20 minutes per game. Just when the Celtics is in the critical Game 4 and a 3-1 lead of the Lakers might be a deep pit for them, David rise to the occasion and show that he is indeed a true blooded professional basketball warrior.
However, Glen Davis would not be successful without the help of the Celtics bench wrecking crew which includes Nate Robinson, Glen Davis, Tony Allen and Rasheed Wallace. Celtics coac Doc Rivers was surprised at his teams performance. He was torn if he will be recalling his bench and bring back the big guns. He decided that if and only if the LA Lakers came close to 6 points will he call back the bench player but to his surprise their lead grew to as high as 12 points.
"We didn't have that big presence in the middle, and Big Baby took full advantage of it," Kobe Bryant said. "And he played extremely, extremely well for them, as did Nate."
Here is the LA Lakers - Boston Celtics NBA Finals Game 4 Game Analysis.