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Celtics put a stop to Heat hype

Been-there, done-that crew rains on Miami's parade with trademark defense

Updated: November 1, 2010, 1:11 AM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

Celtics players knew the score: Boston was propped up as an opening-night afterthought.

Before their perpetual nemesis, the world champion Los Angeles Lakers, stole headlines on the West Coast with a pregame ring ceremony emceed by commissioner David Stern, the Boston Celtics landed in the spotlight merely as a (not-so) gracious host of the second coming of their own Big Three brand, a trio of superstars from Miami who brought their talents to South Beach to replicate what Ray Allen, Kevin ...

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