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“I like it,” Celtics coach Doc Rivers told reporters following the team’s practice on Thursday. “I’d rather have this than playing on Friday, I’ll say that.”
Boston closed out its preseason schedule with a home loss to Philadelphia on Sunday with their regular season opener against the Heat on Oct. 30.
But with so much time in between games, Rivers acknowledges one of the challenges the C’s face will be keeping themselves sharp enough to play well.
“That’s gotta be tough,” Rivers added. “To have this much time off and then play a game … that’s not an easy thing. You’d rather have some games around the corner, but we don’t.”
CSNNE: Doc “likes” week off
Not a bad little rock-the-cradle dunk by Courtney Lee (video via WEEI). That’s what happens when you’ve got a little extra time on your hands…