Celtics, Heat have plenty at stake

Fourth meeting between teams will set up advantages for playoffs

Updated: April 9, 2011, 11:36 PM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

No one on either side is going to need a pep talk or a reminder of the importance of the outcome. There's home-court advantage at stake -- and perhaps not just in their own conference.

There's certainly payback on the Miami Heat's mind -- again. There's muscle flexing on the Boston Celtics' mind -- again.

Oh, and will we see the Stepford Dwyane Wade again?

Boston and Miami, Part IV, presents that rarity of rarities in an NBA regular-season game -- actual meaning. The ...

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