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It's Truly Time for Big Baby to Grow Up

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We started with “You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby,’’ and he was, in fact, a promising rookie.

We advanced to “Baby, Baby, All The Time,’’ when, after Kevin Garnett went down, he was a useful starter on a team that came within a game of going to the Eastern Conference finals.

And now, sadly, it’s “Bye Bye, Baby’’ for the foreseeable future, the result of a broken thumb sustained in a strange off-the-court confrontation with what was supposed to be a friendly visitor from the South.

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