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Celtics must get back to basics on D

Updated: December 23, 2012, 2:34 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

Doc Rivers loves to note that the NBA is a make/miss league, and it's easy to look at the box score following the Celtics' 99-94 overtime loss to the Bucks on Friday night and dismiss the defeat as an off-shooting night.

That wouldn't be incorrect, as the Celtics shot 38.3 percent overall, including a mere 26.6 percent outside the restricted area. It's hard to win like that.

But the defeat speaks to a larger issue for Boston: How do the Celtics win games when their long-distance shots ...

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