Whenever these two teams met in the 1980s, it was classic.
Bird vs. Dr. J. McHale vs. Barkley. Moses vs. Parish.
Go back even further to the 1960s. Legends emerged.
Wilt vs. Russell. Havlicek vs. Greer. Jones vs. Walker.
On Saturday, the Sixers and Celtics will renew their rivalry in the Eastern Conference semifinals as the two teams haven’t faced each in the postseason since 2002 when the first round was still a best-of-5 series.
Boston won 3-2.
Who will take this series and likely face Miami in the conference finals?