Bench makes difference for Celtics

Wallace, Daniels & Co. rescue Boston from early hole

Updated: October 28, 2009, 2:46 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

CLEVELAND -- Marquis Daniels is still learning the intricacies of the Celtics' system, but even from the start of the preseason he knew just how important the team's second unit would be.

It's part of the reason the Celtics were able to lure him to Boston in a reserve role. Daniels noted earlier this month that the second unit had to bring intensity each night, particularly when the Celtics needed their bench to steady an uneven ship left behind by the starters.

Daniels, however, ...

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