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Celtics, Rajon Rondo look for a way out of skid

WALTHAM — In all his years as a coach, Doc Rivers never saw losses eat at a player the way they did Darrell Armstrong.

Armstrong was far and away the 100-beat-per-minute heart of the Orlando Magic the four years Rivers coached there. When they won, he was the player hopping on tables to celebrate. When they lost, he was the one that sunk into the seven stages of grief.

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