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Boston Celtics (53-29)


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Aron Baynes, Marcus Morris join Celtics together

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) Aron Baynes and Marcus Morris are happy to be coming to Boston at the same time, if only so they don't have to play against each other.

Baynes signed with the Celtics as a free agent on Wednesday, and he already has a familiar face in the team's locker room: Morris, who was acquired in a trade for Avery Bradley on July 7. Baynes said Morris "brings a lot of toughness" to the court, and Celtics assistant general manager Mike Zarren said the 6-foot-10 Australian can do the same.

"Red Auerbach said, `Get the instigators, not the retaliators,'" Zarren said before introducing Baynes to the media. "He's definitely an instigator."

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Leaders
Points: Isaiah Thomas28.9
Rebounds: Al Horford6.8
Assists: Isaiah Thomas5.9
FG%: Al Horford47.3%
Steals: Marcus Smart1.58
Blocks: Al Horford1.26
Defense (Rank)
Points: 105.4 (15)
Rebounds: 44.5 (24)
Assists: 22.6 (12)
FG%: 45.0% (7)
FT%: 76.9% (9)
3P%: 33.2% (2)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 108.0 (7)
Rebounds: 42.0 (26)
Assists: 25.2 (3)
FG%: 45.4% (16)
FT%: 80.7% (3)
3P%: 35.9% (14)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L Pct GB
xyz-Boston 53 29 .646 --
x-Toronto 51 31 .622 2.0
New York 31 51 .378 22.0
Philadelphia 28 54 .341 25.0
Brooklyn 20 62 .244 33.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/21/2017 Guerschon Yabusele Signed as Draft Pick
7/19/2017 Aron Baynes Signed as Free Agent
7/17/2017 Abdel Nader Signed as Free Agent
7/14/2017 Jordan Mickey Waived
7/14/2017 Gordon Hayward Signed as Free Agent
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Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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