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Standing pat is Celtics' best option

Unless Ainge is blown away, not worth breaking up core just for sake of change

Updated: February 21, 2013, 1:56 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

LOS ANGELES -- Full disclosure: I'm a numbers nerd; never met a hoops metric I didn't like. Not every aspect of basketball analysis should be based on statistics, but numbers are a helpful guide, particularly in confirming what the eyes see (or what they miss).

And here's the brutal truth for the Boston Celtics: Neither the numbers nor the eyes offer a particularly encouraging outlook for a team with championship goals. The odds of this team winning a title are long. Really ...

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