Originally written on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 3/29/13
The playoff seeding race continued Friday night, with the Boston Celtics picking up a game on the Atlanta Hawks. The 118-107 win moved Boston to within 1.5 games of Atlanta for the Eastern Conference's six-seed. These two teams are very familiar with each other, as are their fans. There was a lot to say about how horrid Josh Smith played. Though there was conspicuously little to say on how Atlanta let Shavlik Randolph post nine points and 13 rebounds. Top Three:  1. Report from the Hawks hotel: Al Horford just changed the channel. 2. "If I win this game only using second and third unit guys, they'll have to resi--aw ****, we lost." - Larry Drew 3. Can Tommy Heinsohn just die... When Reality Strikes: The sad reality is that Boston still is a better team. Even as old and broken down as they are. And Josh expects the city to care about these token play off appearances.  Full Slate: Only way I see us losing this game if we beat ourselves with mental mistakes. I hate eve...
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