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Troy Murphy likes fit with Celtics

Updated: March 3, 2011, 2:09 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Despite the fact that Troy Murphy hadn't been on an NBA court for nearly two months, Celtics coach Doc Rivers wanted to put him through a bit of a Boston basketball boot camp. He gave the 30-year-old forward a 15-minute tutorial during the team's walk-through before Wednesday's game with the Phoenix Suns, then played coy about potential playing time, knowing full well he was going to thrust him into the fire if the situation allowed.

An early double-digit lead offered the perfect ...

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