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Christopher L. Gasper

Celtics not your average first-place team

Rodney Harrison had a particular way of letting someone know what they believed was foolish. Harrison would preface his remarks with the phrase, “No disrespect, but . . . ” What followed was usually a strong repudiation or reality check.

So, in the spirit of the tell-it-like-it-is ex-Patriot and current NBC studio analyst, no disrespect, Boston Celtics, but you’re not really a first-place team.

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