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Chemistry, defense drive Celtics' success

Celtic Tony Allen blocks Adam Morrison's shot Saturday. Defense has carried the Celtics to a 5-game winning streak. Celtic Tony Allen blocks Adam Morrison's shot Saturday. Defense has carried the Celtics to a 5-game winning streak. (CHUCK BURTON/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
By Shira Springer
Globe Staff / December 18, 2006

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Not entirely comfortable reviewing the first six weeks of the season, the Celtics nonetheless go back to that point when discussing the origins of their current five-game winning streak. The Celtics contend their recent run of success has its roots in the close and not-so-close losses that resulted in a slow start. When Greg Oden in the lottery seemed more ... (Full article: 726 words)

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