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ON BASKETBALL

Celtics need more energy from their bench

Sunday night was one of those situations that Danny Ainge prepared for this summer by stocking the Celtics bench with talent and youth.

It was Boston’s seventh game in 10 nights, the equivalent of the final day of double-time for the warehouse employee. It was going to be a grind, especially for 30-something starters Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Jason Terry.

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