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Celtics will be tested by 76ers

Updated: May 12, 2012, 11:18 PM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Welcome to the Eastern Conference semifinal between the Celtics and 76ers. By the time it's over, we'll be lobbying for a 15-second shot clock, as this promises to be a cringe-inducing series on the offensive end.

Yes, of course, there is so much history and tradition between Philadelphia and Boston and it will get dredged up as these two longtime rivals prepare for Game 1 on Saturday night in Boston. But those matchups, which featured Larry-Doc or Wilt-Russell, generally had the ...

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