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Baby Steps as Celts' Davis Moves Forward

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It was in the air, even if it had gone unspoken all morning. The awkward concoction of confusion and frustration wafted through the Celtics’ practice facility two days before they were to start a season that had championship expectations. None of the players said anything, but they had all heard.

Glen Davis had been in a fight with his best friend outside his home in Waltham, breaking his right thumb, and before the season had started, the Celtics found out they were going to be missing a key reserve for about eight weeks.

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