This is everything you need to know about the Celtics and the Heat, wrapped up in a nice, neatly packaged, 4-minute, 17-second video.
It's all in the first impressions.
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While Boston's Big Three was introduced to the world during a modest press conference, the Heat's Big Three came complete with confetti and a stage built for rock stars.
While the Celtics knew they had to fill out their roster with productive role players, the Heat boasted they could have their 65-year-old president Pat Riley make a return to the floor and not miss a beat.
While the Celtics understood they had work to do before they could be deemed a favorite for an NBA championship, LeBron James predicted "not one, not two, not three, not four . . ."
How's that worked out for them?