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Game plan to stop Wade's supporting cast is working wonders for Celtics

Updated: April 21, 2010, 10:42 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- A simple statistical comparison tells the story of the Celtics-Heat series through two games: Dwyane Wade is 22-of-36 shooting (61 percent) for 55 points. His supporting cast is 38-of-118 shooting (32.2 percent) for 98 points.

The Celtics never tried to hide their game plan entering this Eastern Conference first-round series. The strategy all along was to let Wade get his (while doing their best to limit him) and challenge his 11 teammates to beat them.

It hasn't happened. ...

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