First things first—Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire did not make the list of Top 10 Celtics' playoff tormentors.
After the Celtics swept the New York Knicks on Sunday, spirits are high in Boston. The team has a week off to prepare for the Heat (most likely), and the extra rest will do the team well.
While the Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls are still vying to advance to the Eastern Conference Semis, both teams have laid the groundwork, so that they could possibly add themselves to this list in the near future.
For now, let’s look back at the teams and players that have made a name for themselves in Celtics history, and the teams that have earned the right to be thought of as the greatest competitors Boston has faced in its playoff career.