Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 5/1/12
When Marquis Daniels checked in for the Celtics early in the fourth quarter, Celtics fans could be forgiven for assuming there was some sort of clerical error. Daniels had played a grand total of 51 seconds in the first half after not seeing the floor at all in Game 1 of Boston's playoff series against the Hawks. His last meaningful postseason action came six years ago, and not since 2004 had he been more than the third option on a playoff team. What's more, fellow wing reserve Sasha Pavlovic was fresh, having contributed 13 effective minutes in the first half....

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