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Celtics see what they're missing

Boston got younger, but now it could use that veteran advantage of the past

Updated: April 22, 2013, 1:30 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

NEW YORK -- Forgive Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers if he's a bit wistful watching 40-year-old Jason Kidd do all the little things for the New York Knicks. It's easy to forget that two decades ago, the two often matched up against against each other in Texas showdowns (Rivers wrapping up a 13-year playing career in San Antonio, while Kidd was starting a 20-seasons-and-counting career in Dallas).

The 51-year-old Rivers can see the unavoidable effects of Father Time, but Kidd's mind is still ...

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