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While there’s clearly plenty for the Celtics to work on — and the tiny potential for some jockeying in the Eastern Conference seedings — Boston would likely jump at the chance to push the fictional fast-forward button on the season remote, skipping these final coming attractions, and leaping to the featured film.
Sure, it’d be better if Garnett could find a rhythm; if Boston’s new-look starting five could get some extended minutes together; if guys like Terry could snap out of their funk; or if the Celtics could be playing their best basketball of the year.
“[The Nets] came in with a better sense of urgency, like the playoffs are right around the corner, and we sort of eased into it, and we can’t do that with a week and a half left,” Pierce said. “They came out with more purpose than us, you saw from the beginning to th