Kevin Garnett and his Boston Celtics are fresh off of a stellar second-half of the season, as the older, veteran ball club will have to surprise the league and turn heads with top-notch play from the start of the 2012 NBA Playoffs.
The East is headlined by the Chicago Bulls and the Miami Heat, as these two teams have earned the title of the top teams in the conference. Yet as the No. 4-seed, the Celtics come in as a team with the potential to be the dark horse of the playoffs, as there is no question this team boasts the talent to win an NBA championship.
Will the Celtics have the stamina to pull off a surprise in the East? Does Rondo have what it takes to go off this postseason?
These are the 4 boldest predictions for these Boston Celtics heading into the postseason.