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Boston Celtics fans John Baptista (left) and Paul Dilella of Brighton analyzed their chess game while waiting in line today for tickets outside TD Bank Garden.
The Celtics play the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals beginning Thursday night.
The first two games are in Los Angeles. The first home game is next Tuesday. The pair arrived at 5:30am and joined hundreds of others waiting for a chance to buy tickets.
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