Rasheed Wallace has struggled in the series, and was fined $35,000 for criticizing NBA officials. Barros understands its been a tough season for Sheed, but he has plenty of time to show his capabilities.
“He’s just trying to feel his way out,” Barros said. “His talent will show eventually.”
The C’s have the chance to take a 3-0 series lead with a win on Friday. Barros feels the veteran squad knows how to put opponents away.
“You should know what you’re expected to do,” Barros said. “This is a statement game [for the Celtics].”
Kevin Garnett was suspended for Game 2, but Barros thinks he’ll be an important part of the C’s success in Game 3 of the series.
“KG is [the] X Factor,” Barros said. “They played so well without him, I want to see how he’s brought back into the mix.”
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