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Injuries force Celtics to alter plans

Updated: November 30, 2010, 9:37 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics entered the 2010-11 season gushing with optimism thanks in large part to a revamped bench constructed with eyes toward adding the sort of depth the team lacked last season, when it hit a wall at the worst possible time -- during the NBA Finals.

With the addition of veterans Delonte West, Jermaine O'Neal and Shaquille O'Neal, this was coach Doc Rivers' preseason take on Boston's bench:

"It's important that we have a deeper rotation [this season], ...

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