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Celtics show signs of life in win over Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY — It’s nights like these that resuscitate that dissipating faith in the rebuilt Celtics. About 24 hours after one of the more disappointing losses of the season, watching Wesley Matthews single-handedly beat them on one leg to snap a seven-game Portland losing streak, the Celtics respond with this.

Ending a laborious road trip to the West Coast in perhaps the toughest place to play in the league, the Celtics were able to withstand the pressure and eke out a 110-107 win at EnergySolutions Arena against the Utah Jazz Monday night.

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