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Kris Humphries steps up when Celtics need him

Kris Humphries deserves more minutes for the Celtics. He is a proven veteran who averaged a double-double in consecutive years with the New Jersey Nets.

He was sent to the Celtics because his salary aligned with the deal that sent Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to Brooklyn and his tenure here is expected to be short. He almost certainly will be shopped in February but until then, he’ll be needed for situations such as Monday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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