Originally written on Trade Street Post  |  Last updated 10/27/14
Let’s see… Saint Patrick’s Day Weekend in Boston. Green beer flowing, the Flogging Molly’s playing and the Dropkick Murphies are about to hit the road en route to North Carolina. We just schooled the most storied team in basketball a few days ago. Now we walk into the room with more banners and retired shirts than any team in history. Paul Pierce, the current Hall of Fame candidate and potential jersey retiree won’t be taking the day off this time and he’s gonna be hungry for a huge plate o’ payback. In the NBA this type of game is called a “Test of Character” for a team like the Bobcats. A quick call to a bud of mine in my former Back Bay stomping grounds earned me a laugh and a bet that the Bobcats won’t finish within 20 points of the Celts tonight and offered me 20 to 1 against a Cats victory. I didn’t take him up on it. I love my Cats, but I love electricity and groceries more. He called me a chicken. I offered to shoot an egg out of my butt in case he had any doubts. Did I miss...
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