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Are Celtics taking turn for good?

Improved play, particularly in win over Knicks, shows old-timers might not be done yet

Updated: March 4, 2012, 10:50 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- After watching Paul Pierce rattle home an overtime-forcing 3-pointer as part of Boston's 115-111 triumph Sunday at TD Garden, New York Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni offered a gruff, if not honest, assessment when asked about the big plays made by the Celtics' veterans down the stretch.

"I don't know if that's execution, that's having a horseshoe up your rear," D'Antoni said.

You'd think by now D'Antoni would be a bit more careful with his words. After all, this ...

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