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Doc prescribes day of rest for Celts

Updated: May 6, 2012, 10:26 PM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Celtics took Saturday off. Doc Rivers doesn't want to see anyone -- anyone -- over at the practice facility.

"They're exhausted," Rivers said of his players following Boston's 90-84 overtime victory Friday night over the Atlanta Hawks, a victory that gave the Celtics a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. "It's unusual in the playoffs to take a day off. They need one."

They do indeed. Maybe more than one.

Rivers took one look at the box score and said, "Too ...

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