Found December 07, 2012 on NESN.com:
Of course there would be overtime. The Celtics were in the midst of playing three games in four nights, two of them back-to-back against the same division opponent. The more they play against a young Philadelphia squad recently, the more they seem to feed the Sixers’ burgeoning confidence. So, naturally, the Celtics and Sixers played an extra five minutes on Friday, except the Sixers did not merely come out of the game with confidence. They also came out with a win. Even with Andrew Bynum sidelined with a laundry list of knee issues, the Sixers are capable of giving the Celtics fits, as they proved last year in the regular season and playoffs. No matter the opponents, though, the Celtics were bound to have trouble with the stretch that began Wednesday against the Timberwolves and concludes Saturday against the Sixers at the TD Garden. Back-to-backs are demanding enough. Three games in four days are brutal, and the Celtics are getting familiar with the pain and fatigue that comes wit...
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