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If Celtics coach Doc Rivers elected to give Pierce and Garnett a night off when the team travels to Charlotte for the tail end of a back-to-back on Monday, he could be forgiven (heck, with no national TV broadcast, the league might not even make the team pay for it). As Boston prepped to board its midnight flight, Rivers was noncommittal about how he’ll proceed.
“I’ll let you know after the game [Monday],” Rivers said. “I mean Paul played 54 minutes, and he’s the guy that I’m most concerned with to be honest. And they just played so hard. … If we have to rest guys, play them shorter minutes tomorrow — the only way I can do it is by my eyes. You’ll never know how guys feel until [Monday].”
ESPN Boston: Eyes on the clock
(What Would Gregg Popovich Do?)
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