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Paul Pierce was confident the Celtics were going back to New York, even telling friends in New York yesterday to get ready for him returning. Doc Rivers told CLNS that Carmelo Anthony is a foul magnet and praise Jason Terry's late game heroics. Mike Woodson called the Celtics a "Tough, competitive team" and looked ahead to Game 5. Courtney Lee talked to CLNS about his experience during the Boston Marathon Bombings, telling J Weiss that he gets his news from Chipotle.
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