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Celtics say problems are in their heads

Despite horrid loss to Nets, Rivers and team aren't in panic mode

Updated: March 2, 2010, 11:33 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Asked after Saturday's loss to the lowly New Jersey Nets if the shocking result would be a wake-up call, Boston Celtics center Kendrick Perkins wondered aloud how many wake-up calls his team needed.

To be sure, Boston has looked like a team constantly slamming the snooze button this season. For a group with championship aspirations, absolutely nothing has come easy this winter.

If Saturday's loss to the Nets was the wake-up call, it wasn't immediately evident. The ...

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