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Celtics storybook season continues. Final chapter still in doubt.

 In the end, the Boston Celtics proved themselves to be the better team, taking out the Miami Heat in Game 7, 110-96. So the memorable, storybook season continues with a Finals matchup against the Golden State Warriors.




The Miami Heat, led by Jimmy Butler, hold the fourth spot in the League's regular season Defensive Ratings, and they were relentless. The Golden State Warriors won't be any easier, ranking just below Boston, with both teams occupying the top two Defensive Rankings

But win or lose in the Finals, The Green have distinguished themselves - rising to the occasion and coming from the middle-of-the-pack at mid-season - all the way to the NBA Finals is truly "storybook" stuff.

The Celtics picked up the Bob Cousy Trophy for being the Eastern Conference Champs, and Jayson Tatum deservedly won the Larry Bird Trophy as MVP of the East Finals. The Boston Celtics are definitely back in the limelight once again.

The Celtics are not nearly as seasoned as the Warriors with their Big-3 of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green, but they have already proven themselves as worthy contenders for the 2021-22 Title and Banner #18. Should be a stimulating series.

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