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Jason Collins just what Celtics needed

Word came down about 50 minutes before game time Wednesday night. Jason Collins, he of the 57 minutes played the entire season, would get the start at center for the Celtics against the Cleveland Cavaliers, in place of Brandon Bass, moving Kevin Garnett to power forward.

But that didn’t mean that Collins didn’t have a sense that he might get more playing time soon, that there might be more ways for him to contribute.

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