Big Boi of Outkast pretty much summed up the story of the Celtics vs. 76ers series:
It took 7 games, but the Boston Celtics finally toppled the 8th seeded Philadelphia 76ers, in yet another defensive-minded battle. The Celtics have been criticized as no longer being a top-tier threat due to their aging talents, but here they are again, in the Eastern Conference Finals, one step away from a chance at the NBA Finals and the Championship.
As nice as it is for Boston to be headed to another Conference Finals, they face the Miami Heat, and the seemingly unstoppable duo of LeBron James and Dwayne Wade. They weren’t able to handle the Heat last year, losing quickly in a 4-1 series, and most of their best players have gotten another year older and seen their talents slightly dwindle. As for the Heat, well, James and Wade are in prime years, and many consider James is doing nothing but getting better.
So with the 76ers done and gone, the question must be asked; do the Miami Heat even stand a chance?
Even Parody LeBron James congratulated the Celtics on their win (and future loss):
With the Celtics and the Heat having some history, and both teams having many controversial calls in their past, I think we all know what we’re really interested in this upcoming week:
LeBron. Wade. Rondo. Garnett. Allen. Phantom calls. You might as well call this one “Avengers 2,” because it’s going to be one interesting battle.