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The Celtics' Tony Allen has a rather large roadblock in the form of the Rockets' Dikembe Mutombo on this first-quarter attempt. The Celtics' Tony Allen has a rather large roadblock in the form of the Rockets' Dikembe Mutombo on this first-quarter attempt. (David J. Phillip/Associated Press)
By Marc J. Spears
Globe Staff / March 19, 2008

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Fifteen years ago, Rockets point guard Kenny Smith pulled aside rookie Sam Cassell , also a point guard, to tell him he was rooting for him, not against him. And recently, Cassell told Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo something similar. (Full article: 1023 words)

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