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“We like how we match up with the Knicks,” captainPaul Pierce said. “We like how we match up with Miami. We like how we match up with pretty much anybody in the East.”
If the playoffs started today, the second-seeded Knicks would host seventh-seeded Boston in a first-round matchup. New York unleashed a 3-point barrage Sunday night at Madison Square Garden en route to a breezy 108-89 triumph, this after a 15-point triumph on Boston’s home turf on Tuesday.
[...] But asked if the Knicks were a potential bad matchup, Celtics coach Doc Rivers bristled at the suggestion.
“If Kevin [Garnett] doesn’t play,” Rivers said. “Other than that, no, we’ll play anybody, anytime — when we’re right.”
ESPN Boston: Celtics’ confidence isn’t wavering
The last two games aside, I agree with the C’s… if the 7th seeded Celtics had t