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Celtics-Nets rivalry has become chippy

Another game marred by skirmishes

NEW YORK — While the Celtics didn’t have much of a rivalry with the Nets when the team was in New Jersey, that has changed since this year’s move to Brooklyn. And things were further intensified Tuesday after two more contentious moments between the clubs in Boston’s 93-76 win at the Barclays Center.

While there was no brawl similar to the one Nov. 28 that cost Rajon Rondo a two-game suspension for punching Kris Humphries, there was some chippiness in the fourth quarter, both sequences involving Nets forward Gerald Wallace.

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