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Magic 87, Celtics 79

Celtics tricked by Magic

Rivers dismayed by selfish first half

Tony Allen (21 points) grabs one of his nine rebounds against the Magic in Orlando. Tony Allen (21 points) grabs one of his nine rebounds against the Magic in Orlando. (JACOB LANGSTON/ORLANDO SENTINEL/MCT)
By Shira Springer
Globe Staff / January 8, 2007

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- If you like surprises, then Boston is a team for you. If not, then you can empathize with Doc Rivers as he watched the Celtics play surprisingly selfish basketball in the first half with a noticeable lack of effort on the defensive end. In the second half, the Celtics brought a better mind-set to the floor and ... (Full article: 727 words)

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