Celtics still get Pat Riley riled up

Nearly 30 years of ill will later, Heat boss just had to tell Danny Ainge to shut it

Updated: March 29, 2013, 11:28 PM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- After Friday's back-and-forth between Pat Riley and Danny Ainge, you have to remember one telling, underlying fact: The Heat jefe started it. And he started it because he can't help himself.

He (cue Tommy Heinsohn voice here) loathes, loathes, LOATHES the Boston Celtics.

Ainge happens to be the general manager of the Boston Celtics and what he said about LeBron James' complaining about the officiating was 100 percent correct. James should be embarrassed.

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