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Celtics find balance on the court

Boston's bench unit finally comes together after trades, injuries

Updated: March 17, 2011, 12:59 AM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- There may yet come a time when we see an O'Neal, or maybe even two of them. Pending such a grand occasion, when yet another lineup tweak will have to be made, Doc Rivers figures he has finally, finally got his Boston Celtics bench in order.

And he likes it. A lot.

"They're more talented now,'' Rivers said after watching his reserves close out the Indiana Pacers 92-80 at the TD Garden, keeping the Celtics unbeaten at home against Eastern Conference teams (21-0). "That's number ...

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