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On whether not having a true point guard is hurting the Celtics right now: “I think those are just excuses. We’ve known this. We’ve been preparing for the playoffs for a few months. I think that we have what we have and we’ve got to do the best with it. I guess that right now I just don’t think that we’ve played like we were capable of playing. I mean, it’s one thing to lose to a team that deserves to beat you and is a better team. But I feel like we’ve come out ready to play, and for whatever reason, I have no idea, but the beginning of the third quarter in the last two games has not been good.”
ESPN Boston: Quick hits from Ainge: Missing Rondo is no excuse
“… it’s not just the Rondo issue. Missing Rondo, he has the ability to take over games as we’ve seen him do against the elite players in the world, and w