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Ryan Hollins played 5 1/2 seasons in the NBA and never found a big man he clicked with quite like Kevin Garnett. Hollins showed almost immediate improvement when he landed in Boston on March 23, meshing with Garnett and forming an occasionally impenetrable defensive duo in the post. The 17-year veteran even went to unusual lengths to mentor Hollins, 27, a gesture the younger player appreciated. "I'm not saying I'm him, of course," Hollins said in May. "We have different games, but he is someone built similar to me. I can hear it from other players, but everybody has their...
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