Found March 27, 2013 on Celtics Life:
From The Boston Herald's Mark Murphy's Celtics Notebook today, some quotes from Kenyon Martin after the game: “It’s their fault; they lost. There was talks, there was negotiations, they chose not to do it. It was out of my control. I’m a Knick now, so they lost. I’m just here to prove I never lost it. I guess I’m a better person than I am a basketball player. But the chip I’ve always played with hasn’t gotten bigger. I’m here to prove what I can do; that’s against everybody, every night. It doesn’t start with the Celtics. It’s whoever puts on that uniform opposite us.” And from an ESPN Boston column this morning by Jackie MacMullan: "It was real close," Martin told me before last night's game. "Like, the deal was almost done. From what I understood, Doc wanted me and the players wanted me, but in the 11th hour …"In the 11th hour what?"They didn't pull the trigger," Martin said. "And I'm not talking a few days ago or even a

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Boston Celtics 93 - Cleveland Cavaliers 92 highlights and box score

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