Boston Celtics open training camp

Updated: September 28, 2010, 7:56 PM ET
Associated Press

NEWPORT, R.I. -- Doc Rivers doesn't want the Boston Celtics to think that they can coast through training camp just because they have loads of experience.

He made that clear with a three-hour practice on the first day of training camp.

"We're not going to let the 'veteran' thing be an excuse not to work," Rivers said after putting the defending Eastern Conference champions through an extra-long workout in a sweltering gym at Salve Regina University. "Experience is great, but we're ...

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