Found March 07, 2013 on NESN.com:
WALTHAM, Mass. — As the unofficial second half of the season heats up, the Celtics have dispensed with any talk of how they will proceed after losing Rajon Rondo, Jared Sullinger and former member Leandro Barbosa to season-ending injuries. Subsequently, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge decided against subtracting major players and instead made more modest additions of complementary players. Newly acquired Jordan Crawford, Terrence Williams, D.J. White and Shavlik Randolph will all face a barrier in transforming to the Celtics way. Due to the amount veterans on the roster, this process will not come easy. “It is a challenge, because we have veterans,” Celtics coach Doc Rivers said prior to practice on Monday. “If we didn’t have veterans, it would be a challenge, but not as much. The new guys are trying to find their own way, but they need to find the Celtics way.” Any time a newcomer joins a team, the objective is to earn respect as he learns to play within the ...
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