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Kelly Olynyk lost in shuffle

Blockbuster deal stole the spotlight, but he'll get chance to shine with Celtics

Updated: June 30, 2013, 3:47 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- His draft night was hijacked by the blockbuster swap that the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets agreed to on Thursday, but Kelly Olynyk should focus on the positive: The rebuilding process being ushered in by that trade ought to put him in the spotlight more often during his rookie season.

The Celtics shuffled up three spots during Thursday's draft to nab Olynyk with the 13th pick. He's Boston's highest drafted player since the team took Jeff Green at No. 5 in 2007, only ...

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