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History shows C's-Knicks no rivalry

Updated: April 14, 2011, 3:22 AM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Don't get me wrong. I'm looking forward to the Celtics-Knicks series as much as the next person. There appears to be some underlying enmity (if the last game at Madison Square Garden is any guide) and it will give us one more chance to shake our heads and wonder why (and how) Shelden Williams is still in the NBA.

But a rivalry? Please. This is only a rivalry in the eyes of the promoters shilling this series, and those who have the word "rivalry" as their default setting when ...

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