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Heat 120, Celtics 107

Heat knock off Celtics in opener

MIAMI — The Celtics should be versatile, vibrant and, possibly, more often victorious this season. As for chemistry, cohesion, communication – that could take time.

Coach Doc Rivers tried several lineup combinations, some successful and others scandalous, in a season-opening 120-107 loss to the Miami Heat Tuesday night.

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