Deserving or not, I still hate the Celtics

Jemele likes KG and co., but the Pistons blood in her runs deep. She just can't root for Boston. Jemele Hill

Updated: June 15, 2008, 2:05 AM ET
By Jemele Hill | Page 2

LOS ANGELES -- I thought it wouldn't bother me. I thought I would be OK. Turns out, I was as wrong as Skip Bayless.

I'm not sure I can handle seeing Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett -- three of the NBA's most likable players -- hoist the Larry O'Brien trophy.

Not that there's anything wrong with those three guys, but old dislikes die hard. I came of age in my NBA fandom in the 1980s. Being from Detroit, you already know what that era means to me. I've seen too many replays ...

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