So you can imagine Vince Wilfork’s surprise when Rajon Rondo got hit in the head and face by a flailing Dwyane Wade in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday night, only to see no referee call a foul.
“Oh man,” Wilfork said when asked specifically about the play. “That’s a fine out here.”
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Wilfork has become a regular attendee at Celtics home games, and he used the term “we” on Thursday to describe the team.
“I couldn’t believe we blew a 15-point lead,” he said of the Celtics’ Game 2 loss. “That’s heartbreaking. But they’re fighting hard, they fight real hard. I still have faith. Hopefully we can pull two away at home and get it back to even "
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