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Celtics school Jazz in passing game

Ball movement increases Boston's speed, allows for lopsided win

Updated: January 22, 2011, 1:07 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Utah Jazz know a thing or two about ball movement. They entered Friday's game ranked second in the NBA in assists per game (24.0), second only to the Boston Celtics (24.6) team they were visiting.

Boston proceeded to put on a passing clinic as the Celtics assisted on 31 of 37 field goals -- a whopping 83.8 percent of their total buckets, their best percentage of the season -- while racing to a lopsided 110-86 triumph at TD Garden.

Jerry Sloan -- head coach of the Jazz ...

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