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Doc Rivers not happy with how Celtics close

OKLAHOMA CITY — It’s a sports tenet coaches and players love to recite, a line that has turned cliché through decades of usage: Wins are never ugly and should never be unappreciated.

There’s some truth to that, and the Celtics won’t nitpick one bit if they bounce the Thunder on Sunday.

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