C's fine watching hype train rush by

Many are already crowning Miami, but KG & Co. know hype won't win championships

Updated: October 26, 2010, 1:46 AM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

The number of "experts" who think the Celtics can hoist banner No. 18 this season roughly approximates the number of people who believe in -- spoiler alert -- the tooth fairy.

Nothing, it seems, can change the unshakable hold the Miami Heat have on the hearts, minds and wallets of NBA fans, commentators and bloviators. Sports Illustrated picked the Heat to meet the Lakers in the NBA Finals. Las Vegas Insider listed the Heat as 8-5 odds to win the title, while the Celtics and Orlando Magic ...

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