Outstanding off-season keeps Boston Celtics NBA title contenders

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The Sports Bank will be counting down to the opening tip of the 2012-13 NBA season with team by team previews starting with the worst and working our way to the title contenders.  There is no lockout this time around so let’s get going.

The goal in recent years for the Boston Celtics was just get to the postseason healthy in hopes of making a playoff run with their veteran core.  This off-season, the Celtics got younger, deeper, and all-around better meaning they will once again be a serious player in the Eastern Conference.

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Boston Celtics: The Forgotten Eastern Conference Team?

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It is hard to believe a team that played for the NBA title last season has flown under the radar like the Boston Celtics have this off-season.  I guess that is what happens when LeBron, Wade, and Bosh join forces.  Tonight we will see the two Eastern Conference powers tip-off the season.

For the Celtics, it is a marathon not a sprint.  If they can stay healthy and hit their stride by the start of the post-season, Boston should contend with the Miami Heat for Eastern supremacy.

By: David Kay
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