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MarShon Brooks has chance to shine for Celtics

TORONTO — MarShon Brooks believes he can provide instant offense, the way he did when he lit up the scoreboard at Providence College, and during his rookie season with the Nets, when he averaged 12.6 points.

It has been a struggle for the new Celtics guard this preseason, though. He’s playing in a crowded backcourt with fellow shooting guards Avery Bradley, Courtney Lee, Jordan Crawford and Keith Bogans.

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