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Defense foundation of the Celtics' success

Toronto's Kris Humphries is guarded by Celtics Glen Davis and Paul Pierce. The Celtics lead the league in defense. Toronto's Kris Humphries is guarded by Celtics Glen Davis and Paul Pierce. The Celtics lead the league in defense. (MIKE CASSESE/REUTERS)
By Marc J. Spears
Globe Staff / December 18, 2007

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Obviously, the main draws for James Posey to sign as a free agent with the Celtics were the chance to play with Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen, and the possibility of a legitimate run at an NBA title. As for playing on the NBA's best defensive team thus far, that has been a bonus. (Full article: 1057 words)

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