C's next two weeks pivotal

With team relatively healthy, franchise's future and trade strategy will become clearer

Updated: February 27, 2012, 6:30 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

Not since Game 5 of the 2010 Eastern Conference semifinals has a visit to Cleveland meant this much to the Boston Celtics.

Fresh off a much-needed All-Star break, the staggering Shamrocks reconvened in the Forest City on Monday hoping to find their way out of the woods. Boston has lost a Big Three-era-worst five straight and is merely 1.5 games ahead of the Cavaliers for the eighth and final playoff seed in the Eastern Conference entering the second half of the season.

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