The Boston Celtics have been tied to the Philadelphia 76ers in rivalry almost as long as they have existed.

Now, as they are locked in contention for a spot in the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, they find their decades-old enmity awakening.

After drafting Jayson Tatum third with the pick they received from the 76ers for the first overall pick, it's quite possible these two players become a major part of the future of that rivalry - but for now, it's been a mostly one-sided affair. 

Watch the video below for a short look at these two players, forever linked by both the trade, and the shared history of these two franchises.

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Image: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE
Video: NBC Boston
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Justinquinnn 5/01/2018 09:31:00 PM Edit
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