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Celtics Notebook

Jeff Green makes splash as Kevin Garnett’s sub

The first two games Kevin Garnett missed this season served up the Celtics with an interesting litmus test for how they’d function without their emotional leader.

But there were large asterisks next to each of those games, because the opponents — Phoenix and Charlotte — stink, making any results from those contests (both blowout Celtics wins) suspect at best.

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