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It was time for caution

Player was willing but coach wasn't

By Shira Springer
Globe Staff / January 4, 2005

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Whether or not Gary Payton would play last night was truly a game-time decision. At 6:37 p.m., the Celtics announced that he would not dress and that second-year point guard Marcus Banks would start. But before Payton rested, he had an unusually busy night. (Full article: 709 words)

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