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  1. The series doesn't start until ...

    Chris Forsberg

    Over the nearly three full days of hype leading to Game 3 of an Eastern Conference first-round series between the Celtics and Knicks, you'll be reminded often about the perils of the 0-2 deficit. By now you know the daunting data: Only 15 teams in...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  2. Burress: 'I expect to be booed'

    Chris Forsberg

    Jeff Zelevansky/Getty ImagesGiven his exploits in Super Bowl 42, Plaxico Burress expects to be booed Sunday.FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- As both teams returned to work on Wednesday, the Patriots and the Jets played nice -- almost too nice -- as the hype for ...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  3. Countdown to LA: Gag order lifted

    Chris Forsberg

    Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images It's OK Kobe, you can talk about the Celtics now.The Los Angeles Lakers did the best they could to limit the hype around Sunday's showdown against the Boston Celtics as co-captain Derek Fisher told the team after Thursd...

    Blog | January 29, 2011
  4. Hype machine

    Chris Forsberg

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty ImagesYou can run, but you can't hide from the Celtics-Lakers hype ... even though both teams have work to do to win their respective conference finals.If aliens landed on Earth today, they might think the conference fi...

    Blog | May 21, 2010
  5. Rivers to C's: 'Just play'

    Chris Forsberg

    David Liam Kyle / NBAE via Getty Images)The Celtics haven't had many wins over quality teams since a triumph here on opening night.CLEVELAND -- Celtics coach Doc Rivers doesn't buy the hype surrounding Sunday's showdown with the Cavaliers. Regardless...

    Blog | March 14, 2010
  6. Dueling perspectives

    Chris Forsberg

    In advance of Sunday's Lakers-Celtics showdown at the TD Garden, ESPN Los Angeles's Dave McMenamin and I traded emails discussing everything from the current state of both teams, the perceived lack of hype on both coasts, the injuries both sides have...

    Blog | January 30, 2010