Doc Rivers will have lots of options

Versatile and deep, Celtics give their coach numerous lineup possibilities

Updated: October 10, 2012, 10:54 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

The Boston Celtics, beset by injuries, utilized 19 different starting lineups last season. If coach Doc Rivers trots out that many combinations during the 2012-13 campaign, it likely won't have anything to do with attrition.

Staring at what Rajon Rondo brazenly has dubbed the most talented team he's been a part of, Rivers admitted Wednesday that his coaching staff has given heavy consideration to utilizing variable starting lineups, mixing and matching players to best match up and attack ...

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