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Melo makes Celts-Knicks a rivalry again

New York still can't challenge Boston this season, but future just got more interesting

Updated: February 22, 2011, 11:29 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

As the Carmelo Anthony trade drama enveloped All-Star weekend, even Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers seemed resigned to the fact that one of the NBA's elite was bound for the Atlantic Division.

Rivers spent much of Saturday's joint practice teasing Anthony, then a member of the Western Conference All-Stars, and didn't shy away when reporters asked if he had any thoughts on seeing Melo in a Knicks uniform.

"None that I like," quipped Rivers. "It'll make [the Knicks] very ...

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