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CELTICS NOTEBOOK

Kelly Olynyk wants to be more defensive

NEWPORT, R.I. — Celtics rookie Kelly Olynyk is adjusting to all that is new in the NBA game — the spacing, pace, physicality, overall level of talent.

The 7-footer out of Gonzaga said that after his first training camp with the Celtics, which wrapped up Thursday at Salve Regina University, it was the offense that his sharp mind grasped quickest of all.

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