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Celtics make history

Celtics make history
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The defending champions opened 27-2, the best start for a team before its third loss. Included in that record run was a 19-game winning streak that set a franchise record and tied for the fourth longest in NBA history. However, after that 29-game run, the Celtics lost seven of their nine games, a slide that showed they might need to fortify their bench with another shooter and/or big man as the playoffs approach.
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