Preparing for the playoffs

Updated: April 3, 2013, 9:12 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

Two weeks. Eight games. The regular-season finish line is in sight and, while the Boston Celtics are not exactly sprinting to close out this marathon, they are clearly pacing themselves with the goal of leaving as much in the tank as possible for the postseason obstacle course.

Losers of seven of their last nine games and clinging to the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference, the Celtics have left their fans with more questions than answers as the playoffs near. That's where we come in ...

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