Celtics bring Christmas to Orlando

Despite logistical challenges, Christmas Day game a privilege for players

Updated: December 24, 2009, 8:32 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

Ever tried bringing a Christmas tree on a plane?

That's the sort of conundrum many Celtics players faced as they trekked to Orlando Wednesday morning in advance of a Christmas Day showdown against the Magic.

As Boston prepared for one of its biggest regular-season matchups of the season, one to be played in front of a national TV audience against a rival that knocked it out of the playoffs last May, the Celtics must also deal with the headaches involved with relocating Christmas ...

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