Found January 15, 2013 on NESN.com:
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BOSTON — Courtney Lee saw Hakim Warrick running out in front of the pack, with nothing but open court between the Bobcats forward and the hoop, and thought to himself: I’m faster than this guy. Just as Warrick went up for a would-be dunk, Lee, as he has many times this season for the Celtics, sprinted in and slapped the ball away. It was not a game-changing play in itself, since the Celtics already led by double digits in what would become a 100-89 victory, but it continued the theme of the Celtics’ current home stand. Even when the Celtics do not completely outplay their opponent — as on Monday, when they squandered numerous double-digit leads to the lowly Bobcats — they have outworked them. For Lee, that effort is about more than protecting their now-six-game win streak. Effort to Lee is all about pride, even if it rarely shows up in the box score. “I take it back to just life, period,” Lee said. “I didn’t have the best childhood and just continued to fight. It’s that same philoso...
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