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Hit Heat? C's have better options

How the Celtics can compete better in Game 2 (PER Diem: May 30, 2012)

Updated: May 30, 2012, 11:09 AM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com
Paul Pierce/Rajon RondoIssac Baldizon/NBAE/Getty ImagesDo the Celtics have a chance in Game 2? Yes, Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo must look to the corner!

I'm sensing a huge divergence between perception and reality in the aftermath of Miami's Game 1 win over Boston.

The perception is that the Miami Heat won with a steady stream of layups by LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, and that if the Boston Celtics just rough them up some more that will make things better.

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