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Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas practices prior to the first quarter of a second-round NBA playoff series basketball game in Boston on May 2. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas practices prior to the first quarter of a second-round NBA playoff series basketball game in Boston on May 2. (Charles Krupa/AP)
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Last night, the Boston Celtics were awarded the number one overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft. It's the first time the team has had the number one pick in the modern draft era.

In their quest for another championship banner, the Celtics face defending NBA champions, the Cleveland Cavaliers, tonight in the first game of the series.

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Bill Littlefield, host of NPR's Only A Game, which tweets @onlyagamenpr.

This segment aired on May 17, 2017.

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