Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 9/14/12
Basketball season is only a few weeks away, and excitement is in the air -- or at least on the back of a truck. The legendary parquet floor was shipped out of the TD Garden to be refinished for the 2012-13 season, and the Celtics tweeted a photo of the shipping preparations from their official Twitter account. Hopefully that flatbed truck gets a police escort and there is no rain in the forecast to damage that hallowed ground. Hallowed "ground," get it? Because it's a floor! Check out the floor, disassembled and ready for refinishing, in the tweet below. The...

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