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Raptors vs. Celtics: Welcome Back, Amir

The Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics do battle at Air Canada Centre on Wednesday as Amir Johnson returns to his old stomping grounds.

Amir Johnson finishes an authoritative dunk
Amir Johnson finishes an authoritative dunk
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Winners of five straight games, the Toronto Raptors look to make it an even half dozen when Amir Johnson and the Boston Celtics pay a visit to the Air Canada Centre.

Boston is coming off a pair of dramatic contests, defeating the Washington Wizards Saturday on a Jae Crowder layup before falling to the Dallas Mavericks in overtime on Monday.

With tip-off drawing closer, here are some stories to check out:

Stephen Campbell breaks down tonight's matchup in our game preview.

SB Nation's CelticsBlog tees up the action from a Boston perspective:

Sportsnet's Steven Loung reveals that Luis Scola is cautiously optimistic about the Raptors' success.

Dave Zarum provides an oral history of Vince Carter's Dunk Contest win.

Jack Armstrong gives five thoughts on Johnson's return to the ACC.

Doug Smith's must-read pre-game blog.

Ryan Wolstat's thoughts on if Johnson is most beloved Raptor of all time.

Now that you're all caught up, let's get to the comments: