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History isn't on Celtics' side

Only two Boston teams have lost Game 1 on road of best-of-seven and rallied back

Updated: May 3, 2010, 3:23 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

CLEVELAND -- Plenty of comparisons have been made between the 2009-10 Celtics and their counterparts from the 1968-69 season. From an aging roster with a closing window of opportunity to the fourth-place finish in the Eastern Conference and a lack of home-court advantage in the postseason, the teams are frighteningly similar.

Now here's another thread Boston hopes remains common between the two teams: The 1969 Celtics were one of only two Boston squads ever to lose Game 1 of ...

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