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Shane Larkin among familiar faces at Celtics workout

SHANE LARKIN
SHANE LARKIN

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WALTHAM — Familiar faces surrounded Shane Larkin.

There was Jay Larranaga, a Celtics assistant, whose father, Jim, coached Larkin at Miami.

And Doc Rivers, the Celtics’ coach, who has known Larkin since he was 8.

And Brandon Bailey, a Celtics video coordinator who, like Larkin, was formerly at DePaul.

All the familiarity made Larkin more comfortable during his first workout for an NBA team, Saturday at the Celtics’ facility.

“It just feels right, coming up here,” Larkin said after the workout. “Hopefully, there’s a chance I can come up here and play up here. But it was good, knowing those people coming into this workout.”

Larkin was one of 12 draft prospects — and one of six point guards — the Celtics brought in over a two-day period.

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