Arroyo eager to get started

He puts Miami behind him and says he just wants to win a championship

Updated: March 9, 2011, 3:15 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Peppered with questions about his former employer, Carlos Arroyo wouldn't take the bait after his first practice Tuesday with the Boston Celtics.

His fall from the rotation? A coach's decision, Arroyo said with a shrug. Crying in the locker room? No comment, he offered after a chuckle. Something to prove now? Not after nine years in the league, he suggested.

After Arroyo took a moment to talk about what an honor it was to put on a Celtics jersey, a reporter took ...

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