Celtics looking to close out Magic

Updated: May 24, 2010, 1:23 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

"Elias" is a four-letter word to Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers.

"The history stuff, all that numbers stuff, we should go jump the Elias Sports Bureau for throwing all that stuff out," Rivers joked, jabbing the world's most prominent tracker of sports statistics.

"Every time a series goes to 2-0, 2-1 or 3-1, you hear all these stats," Rivers said as he dismissed all the overwhelming evidence in favor of his Celtics after they took a commanding 3-0 series advantage over the Orlando ...

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