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Salary cap limits Celtics’ options

The Celtics looked incomplete Wednesday night at TD Garden, with just five players on their bench after yet another season-ending injury, this time to Leandro Barbosa.

There are 10 healthy players on the roster and one of them is Fab Melo, whom the organization wanted to keep in the NBADL but couldn’t out of necessity. There are reasons why the Celtics can’t just dip into the D-League pool and sign three players.

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