Celtics win battle of defenses, oust 76ers to face Heat


I'll do my best to wrap up this series with this recap, but when I'm done I'd like to ask that you never make me talk about it ever again.

Both teams essentially enter playing power forwards masquerading as starting centers, the Celtics with Kevin Garnett, the Heat with, at least for the moment, Ronny Turiaf. Put it this way, the closest thing to a true center in this series might be Heat

Dale, Rob and Buck kick off the Sports Sunday Memorial Day weekend edition talking about the exciting Game 7 last night at the Garden in which the Celtics finally disposed of the 76ers. After Pierce fouled out, the C's needed someone to step up and

MIAMI — It's a rematch: Miami and Boston will meet in the playoffs again, this time with a spot in the NBA finals at stake. Boston's 85-75 win in Game 7 over Philadelphia on Saturday night earned the Celtics a trip to Miami,

The Celtics will open the series in Miami on Monday night and play there again on Wednesday. Boston's first two home games in the series will be Friday night and next Sunday. Oklahoma City and San Antonio kick off the Western Conference finals tonight.

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