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Brad Stevens has fostered a positive culture

LOS ANGELES — The trade deadline came and went without a move for the Celtics. Nothing. Just a couple of proposed deals that never came to fruition.

All was quiet at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The only drama occurred when Brandon Bass delayed his barber a few minutes to talk with the media about not being traded. While there may have been great desire among the fan base to pull off a trade, the Celtics didn’t have any disgruntled players looking to get out.

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