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Unable to truly grab traction at the start of the 2012-13 campaign, the Boston Celtics will get an early-season test against the reigning Western Conference champion, the Oklahoma City Thunder, on Friday. Although the veterans of Beantown have lost a handful of games they probably shouldn’t have, they aren’t ruled out as contenders on the NBA futures. With 25-1 odds of winning the NBA championship, and one of the most dominant young guards on the planet in Rajon Rondo, the C’s have more than enough opportunity to turn things around. All they have to do is get to work. Given the relative uncertainty of the Atlantic Division, Boston’s missteps thus far in November haven’t set them so far back that they’ll be playing catchup to claw their way back into the win column. In fact, mild concerns aside, the Celtics are still a plus-.500 team. With OKC on the slate for Friday night, though, and more to come as the season drags on, the C’s will be hard pressed to breeze through the schedule as...
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