WATCH: Do the Boston Celtics have any chance to beat the Brooklyn Nets in the first round?

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The Boston Celtics limped into the seventh seed — in some cases, literally — as a season full of injuries, COVID and bad luck knocked their title aspirations down a couple of notches. They get the dubious honor of facing one of the league’s most dangerous clubs in the postseason, with one of the best scoring lineups ever assembled.

Down All-Star wing Jaylen Brown, and operating with a hobbled Rob Williams III (if he can even play at all), the Celtics kick off their series with the Nets this Saturday. Can they hope to steal a game? Is winning the series entirely off the table?

The hosts of the CLNS Media semi-eponymous “Ryan and Goodman” podcast Bob and Jeff, respectively, do their best to answer these questions ahead of the series’ tipoff this weekend.

Watch the video embedded above to get their take at what’s at stake in this series, and how hard of a row to hoe Boston has if it wants to win some games.

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