Joe Mazzulla Remains Confident Despite 3-0 Deficit to Miami Heat

Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals ended with a 128-102 defeat for the Boston Celtics. In the lopsided game, Jayson Tatum scored a game-high 14 points for the team.

The Miami Heat are now up 3-0 in the series. Boston's head coach Joe Mazzulla might soon be fired because the team is on the verge of being eliminated.

When a banner isn't raised, teams with high expectations to win a championship frequently make significant changes.

Doc Rivers, Monty Williams, and Mike Budenholzer were fired as coaches despite having a winning regular season record of 45+ games in 2022–2023.

According to NBC Sports Boston, Mazzulla doesn't believe the Celtics have given up on their chances of winning the championship.

"I have the utmost confidence that we'll play together, compete, and be connected."

The Celtics have a 31% chance of overturning a 3-0 deficit, according to ESPN's Basketball Power Index, even though no NBA team has ever done so.

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