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It took 'D' to end losing spell

By Peter May
Globe Staff / November 9, 2006

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Paul Pierce trotted out the dreaded 'D' word before last night's game. After three losses in three games, two of them at home, the Celtics' captain said he wanted his young team to play with a newfound sense of desperation. He compared it to a seventh-game situation -- despite there being 79 games to play -- and said that mentality ... (Full article: 862 words)

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