Originally written March 11, 2013 on Celtics Life:
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The Miami Heat are the best team in basketball. Whether you love them (doubtful if you're reading this), hate them (quite likely if you're reading this), respect them, or not - they have proven it. They are the defending champs, have the best winning percentage in basketball, and are in the midst of an 18 game winning streak; the longest such streak in the NBA this season. With that said - the Boston Celtics want their shot. Especially their captain, Paul Pierce, who went on the record with his desire to play Miami in the post-season for the 4th straight year. In an interview with NBA.com's David Aldridge, Pierce talked about the Celtics post-season chances, and his desire for another shot at the Heat. Pierce: We know we're going to be a tough out, regardless. I think we're going to be that team that nobody wants to play in the playoffs. Right now we're so unpredictable. You don't know what we're capable (of). You look up and we play teams, somet...
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