Originally written February 01, 2013 on NESN.com:
BOSTON — Courtney Lee is the same place before every game. The Celtics shooting guard sits at his locker, surrounded by empty stalls, having gotten in all the practice shots he needed earlier in the day. After each game, he dresses quietly, pausing to answer questions from the few reporters who break away from the scrums around Paul Pierce or Kevin Garnett. Lee, in other words, is eminently accessible for a professional athlete. So it was strange to see a report Thursday that an ESPN writer had learned through “back channels” that Lee was unhappy with the way the team played before Rajon Rondo went down with a season-ending ACL injury. Lee was ticked. In his many interactions with the media, Lee has not expressed any unhappiness, other than with the inconsistent play that has frustrated everyone on the team. He responded in the quickest way he knew how — via Twitter — to assert he had no idea where the news came from. What could have become a minor controversy affecting team chemist...
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