Video: C's top threat to Heat?

March, 19, 2013
3/19/13
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Stephen A. Smith, Ryen Russillo and Mike Hill discuss whether the Celtics pose the biggest threat in the Eastern Conference to the Miami Heat.

Smith, for one, has doubts, despite what he acknowledged was an impressive Boston showing against Miami on Monday night. "Right now, I still give that edge to the Indiana Pacers," he said.

Russillo, though, thinks the Celtics are a formidable threat. "I believe the Celtics are, and I wouldn't have said that four weeks ago," he said.

Hill gives the Celtics credit for coming close to challenging the Heat, but the bottom line, he says, is this: "Really when you come down to it and you look at it, there is no threat to the Miami Heat in the East, not this year."

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