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Celtics-Clippers talks take a bizarre turn

The proposed blockbuster deal between the Celtics and Clippers has taken another bizarre turn, placing it at risk of completely falling apart.

The Clippers have turned their focus to coach Doc Rivers, setting aside a deal for Kevin Garnett, a league source said. However, the Clippers have refused to offer compensation in exchange for Rivers, who is under contract with the Celtics for the next three years.

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