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Multiple Factors Pushing Celtics Into Oblivion

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On Sunday, after a double-overtime win over the Miami Heat, Boston Celtics star Paul Pierce learned of Rajon Rondo’s season-ending injury on live television. The expression that crossed his face, and the “Oh my God” he muttered as a first reaction, was what it looks like when a great team’s present and future come crumbling down.

This is the end for the Boston Celtics as we know them and as we have known them since their own version of the Big Three came together in 2007 and promptly...

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