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For ex-Celtic Keyon Dooling, pain is receding

Credits Doc Rivers with helping to save him after he spiraled out of control following revelations of sexual abuse as a child

Sometimes the most subtle things can conjure up painful childhood memories.

Keyon Dooling, a 12-year NBA veteran, was the definition of polished and measured. Never leaving the house without being meticulously dressed, beard trimmed, hair cropped close, and the smile, always the smile.

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