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Pierce: 'We want to be desperate'

Celtics vow to maintain focus on finishing off Heat in Game 4

Updated: April 25, 2010, 12:56 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

MIAMI -- Keeping in mind the 17 championship banners hanging above the TD Garden floor, consider the many playoff series the Boston Celtics have engaged in over the franchise's storied history.

Now consider this: Boston has swept only four best-of-seven series. Ever.

The Big Three, both old and new. Hondo and Rondo. Sam Jones and K.C. Jones. "Mr. Clutch," "Satch" and "Nellie."

Despite all the talent that has passed through the Garden(s), Boston has completed only four sweeps ...

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