Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 10/23/12
When the Boston Celtics first brought the "Big Three" together,( a moniker I believe belongs to Boston exclusively) KG affectionately coined the term "Ceatles" like the Beatles.  That term as well as "Ubuntu" was part of the impetus for banner 17. It is now five years later, and the "Ceatles" have changed a little bit under the hood.  They no longer run like that 52 Studebaker that somehow seems to  run better after Groundhogs day.  The lads in green have souped up the engine and added the muscle (to continue with the car analogy), of a 2012 Dodge Challenger. They can get up and go from the count of zero. Rondo has imposed his will on the team on the court; of the court, it is still Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnetts' gig.  The leadership here is a shared role and the head honcho that makes sure that ego's are not involved is Doc Rivers. Rivers' ability to 'keep it real' with players, regardless of their bank accounts has earned him league wide respect.  As a result, players like Jas...
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