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Celtics set tone against Lakers

Updated: January 31, 2011, 12:54 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

LOS ANGELES -- The Boston Celtics' 109-96 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers Sunday afternoon at Staples Center didn't erase any of the pain from a Game 7 defeat here seven months ago. But it provided the latest -- and maybe most convincing -- indication that these Celtics might just be able to atone this summer.

Returning to the scene of a crime, where Banner 18 was snatched from its hands last June, Boston didn't just topple the defending world champions, it did so by dominating the areas ...

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