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The Boston Globe


Dan Shaughnessy

Celtics can hang with the Heat

MIAMI — It was less than five months ago.

We were Celtic-centric. We were still stinging from another Super Bowl stunner, surprised that the defending Stanley Cup champion Bruins were eliminated from the playoffs, and somewhat concerned with the increasingly goofy behavior of Bobby Valentine.

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