It's an unbelievable thought that it is now January 2010. It seems like yesterday we were watching the Celtics struggle through the 2009 NBA playoffs, depleted of bench options. The 2009 Celtics were forced, through injuries, to display a toughness not seen from a defending NBA champion in some time. A team decimated by injuries to key players were thrust into the shallows of the early rounds of the playoffs. Facing off first against the Chicago Bulls in round one, the two teams delighted us to a seven-game extravaganza that was certainly one of the most entertaining (first round) series in NBA history. As the '09 Celtics season came to a screeching halt in a Game Seven loss to the Orlando Magic in the semifinals, it was apparent that the team was lacking depth on the front line and versat ...
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