Should the Boston Celtics be worried about facing the 76ers in the playoffs?

In a recent contest between the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers, it took pretty much everything the Celtics had to beat the Sixers, and even then only avoided a last-second full-court heave by star Philly big man Joel Embiid going in and sending the game into a second overtime by milliseconds.

Should the Celtics be worried about facing the 76ers in the playoffs given how close the team came to losing the road game? Or was the tilt that nearly ended badly for Boston more of a context-dependent thing that is not likely to happen to the Celtics again?

For quite some time now, the Celtics have dominated the meetings between the two Atlantic Division rivals.

The hosts of the CLNS Media “Vitamin Cs” podcast recently dove into this question; take a look at the clip embedded above to hear what they had to say.

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