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Celtics own prime real estate

Home court in playoffs ultimate accommodation

Sam Cassell (left, with James Posey) owns two NBA championship rings and knows the first playoffs games in Boston will 'get crazy. It's going to be bananas . . .' Sam Cassell (left, with James Posey) owns two NBA championship rings and knows the first playoffs games in Boston will "get crazy. It's going to be bananas . . ." (File/Mike Stone/Reuters)
By Marc J. Spears
Globe Staff / April 11, 2008

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Celtics guard Sam Cassell had a spirited visit with former NBA forward Charles Oakley after last Saturday's win in Charlotte - a victory that clinched home-court advantage throughout the playoffs for Boston. When asked how significant an accomplishment that was, Cassell smiled toward Oakley and said, "Ask him. He lost a Game 7 on our home court." (Full article: 715 words)

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