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76ers 106, Celtics 100

Celtics falter against Sixers

The Celtics’ search for an identity could land them on a therapist’s couch this season. After five games, they seem to be developing a split personality: a winning one with Kevin Garnett in the lineup and a confused one without him.

After getting off to a strong start against the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night, the Celtics faded and faltered, rallying too late in a 106-100 loss at TD Garden.

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