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Celtics still in the running

Team built on defense shows Heat it can score with best of them

Updated: April 11, 2012, 8:34 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

MIAMI -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers takes great pride in his team's defense. He's convinced it's that side of the ball that will dictate the success of the Green.

But that doesn't mean the Celtics can't get offensive from time to time.

In a meeting of two of the league's top defenses, the Celtics scorched the floor by connecting on a season-high 60.6 percent of their shots (43 of 71) while winning a track meet with the rival Miami Heat 115-107 on Tuesday night.

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