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Celtics downplay Jeff Green-Brandon Bass spat

WALTHAM — Jeff Green called it a “miscommunication.” Brandon Bass said, “It wasn’t no big deal.” Their head coach, Brad Stevens, summed it up by saying he “didn’t lose any sleep over it.”

In all, the verbal altercation between Green and Bass during the Celtics’ 92-91 loss to the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday again was downplayed by all those involved a day later at practice.

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