Originally written April 14, 2013 on Celtics Life:
Ok it's a Celtics blog, so normally you'd think we'd have articles biased towards the Celtics.  But I'll say it right here, right away: I personally don't anticipate the Celtics getting past Miami if and when they meet (and I do think it has a legit shot of happening).  But in talking about the first round series where the 7th seeded Celtics will take on the 2nd seeded Knicks.  Celts are underdogs, right?  Wrong.  Here's 5 reasons you should realize the Celtics will win this series. 5.  Three pointers.  Yes the Knicks make a lot.  They also take a lot.  Having watched NBA playoff basketball carefully for over 25 years I tell you this: it really is fool's gold.  You can win a round, or even two (ask the 02 Celtics) but ultimately it's a gimmick and you don't win a title on it.  In the playoffs, you're fully preparing for one team over the course of a couple of weeks.  Think the Celtics will know to close out on these guys at the line?  Better ...

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