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1. Heat Show Tougher Skin Against Celtics

Updated: April 11, 2011, 10:31 AM ET
By Brian Windhorst | ESPN.com

MIAMI -- It is said, and with good reason, that in the postseason the more desperate team often wins.

The Miami Heat were desperate to beat the Boston Celtics on Sunday because, in many ways, it was their season. They tried before the game with clichés to insulate themselves in case there was another loss. Then after the win, they played it cool, acting as though it was routine.

But their actions and on-court emotions told a different tale. The Heat's desire ...

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