Now the Celtics have had two days without a game, resting on Sunday and practicing on Monday, as they head into a stretch of five games in seven days.
“We just haven’t played well lately,” Rivers said. “We just have to get it back and having all these guys in and out doesn’t help, obviously. But everyone goes through it. New York went through it out on the road where they had all the injuries and then they kind of gathered themselves and now they’re winning again even though they still have injuries.
“I think we’re going to have to go through that same thing right now.”