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Celtics to Play Preseason Game in Hartford

Because the 2014-15 NBA preseason is really what you're thinking about right now.

The Celtics and Knicks will face off in a preseason game at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn. on Oct. 8, according to the Hartford Courant. The teams last played in Hartford in 2012.

The news is really just an excuse to post the clip of the famous Larry Bird behind-the-backboard shot, made in Hartford during a 1986 preseason game against the Houston Rockets.

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