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Do the Celtics have enough left to make another run to the NBA Finals? FOXSports.com previews Boston's season.
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However what are ready Sparage Boston Celtics made a surprise trip to the NBA finals last year. And push the world champion Lakers to seven games question is does as veteran team have one more championship run left. Let's bring in Dan Shaughnessy who covers the team for the Boston Globe and Dan Celtics picked up a couple of O'Neal's in the off season talking about Shaquille and Jermaine how big an impact you think those two guys will have this year. While love the logically for them it's probably a lot of Kendrick Perkins to. Was in the starting center and they had a unit together for so long and probably a two games seven in the playoffs so. The two colonials will replace inevitably comes back in February and I think once park is packed and haven't -- you know Jermaine O'Neal makes them. Pretty formidable team and they have all the other people I think in the meantime. It's a little bit of a stop gap they're still better than almost everybody in the conference and I think given a healthy roster they can -- anybody. Yeah they certainly have a Big Three headed monster. At seven there there have been a lot of talk lately about Kevin Garnett and how he appears to be rejuvenated. Is this year's version of KG reminiscent of when he arrived in Boston three years ago. -- developing its there's still little -- went there on those wheels you know a lot of miles -- candidly that young age. I'm not shall ever see that -- -- again but. Well you saw last year was -- guy you know coming opted not surgery that's a different player and you know I think unburdened of that. Sure he's he's certainly better than last year not series. Exactly could be what they got the first year he came here because there was still so much left in the tank and yes really scoring outburst in the pre season but everything else looks like it there. Well you know KG's gotta be looking forward in this season finally they've -- up down in Miami and of course the magic always in the hunt for the Eastern Conference title. With that said the Celtics are getting older so is this the big threes swan song. We thought that last year and I I really thought doctors in the victory this was the panel last walk and swan -- for these guys yeah I'll back with old guys. I mean there's six sacks all stars and that team. And it's it's the oldest roster I've ever it is very tall roster. The problem is guided the -- all the guys healthy when you play in April may and June and that's that's going to be the chore for them but he can -- a lot of not space of minutes and and might nights for the older guys as they try to stay healthy into the playoffs. I can't always break the top with -- Thanks so much for being -- and don't forget foxsports.com has you covered prior basketball needs are ready Sparage thanks to look at it.