Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics aren't naive. They certainly will try until the end, but know that getting Kevin Love probably isn't in the cards.
The Celtics have made a number of offseason moves so far, but Jared Sullinger's growth and development will still be a major key to future success.
3yDepending on how Shaq fares today and tomorrow, there's a chance that he might play in Game 1 vs. Orlando on Sunday.
3yThe teams begin play Sunday in Miami.
3yChecking in with what to watch for and a prediction on who will win what's expected to be a hotly contested series.
3yAfter sweeping the Knicks , the Celtics have the benefit of a long layoff. But on Wednesday, with their next series approaching, they returned to practice to shake off the rust.
3yEven though only a few players remain from the Celtics who fell one win shy of an NBA championship in 2010, the team's approach is the same.
3yKevin Garnett is known for his defense, but he's one of the league's all-time leading scorers and he showed why against the Knicks.
3yThe public sale begins at 2 p.m. Thursday.