Celtics' playoff possibilities plentiful

Updated: March 28, 2012, 1:00 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers woke up Tuesday morning with matching records in the race for the Atlantic Division crown. It's down to a 17-game sprint for bragging rights and, more importantly, a preferred spot in the Eastern Conference playoff seedings.

For the Celtics, any desire to maintain their recent stranglehold on the division title is complicated by two matters: (1) The 76ers already own the head-to-head tiebreaker by virtue of winning the first two of three meetings ...

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