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Celtics suspend Pruitt 2 games

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics suspended guard Gabe Pruitt for
two games after he was arrested in Hollywood for misdemeanor
drunken driving.

The team said Friday the second-year guard was being suspended
for "conduct detrimental to the team." Pruitt said in the
statement he knew his behavior was "inappropriate," and he
accepted the consequences.

Pruitt was detained early Thursday, hours after the Celtics lost
to the Los Angeles Clippers, for stopping at a green light and
having dark tinted windows, which are illegal in California. Police
said Pruitt then failed a field sobriety test.

"We're disappointed as an organization and disappointed in
Gabe. But he understands the mistakes he made. He's young and he
learned from those mistakes," Celtics coach Doc Rivers said.
"Fortunately no one got hurt and it's probably a great learning
experience for him - but one that we would have rather stayed away
from."