Celtics to plow through exhibitions

Updated: October 14, 2012, 6:49 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

HARTFORD, Conn. -- The Boston Celtics launched into a game-heavy stretch that features six exhibition tilts in nine nights starting with Saturday's overtime loss to the New York Knicks at the XL Center.

After spending a week in Europe, the Celtics caught a few days of practice last week but will now plow through their remaining preseason slate. And that's just fine by coach Doc Rivers.

"I love it. Listen, get them all out of the way, then you have practice time," Rivers ...

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