Found December 13, 2011 on Celtics Town:
Doc Rivers normally treats rookies like they’re expensive dinnerware — use them during special occasions, but only during special occasions, because they’re considered fragile and might break at the first sign of misuse. Yet considering the makeup of Boston’s roster, JaJuan Johnson and E’Twaun Moore might need to be thrust into a larger role than Doc is accustomed to entrusting youngsters.It’s a good thing they’re impressing at training camp, then. (ESPN)Celtics coach Doc Rivers didn’t mind offering a glowing first-practice evaluation: “JaJuan shot the heck out of the ball today and he runs the floor. E’Twaun was one of the best players in the gym today, forget being a rookie.”Moore even played some point guard at practice, an experiment I certainly didn’t expect, but one that could become necessary at some point in the season since Keyon Dooling and Avery Bradley — who don’t exactly inspire the term “superstar” — are Boston’s lone backup lead guards… and calling Bradle

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