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Thirst for first quenched

Playoff series victory a breakthrough for Rivers

By Peter May
Globe Staff / May 7, 2008

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One of the more memorable phone calls Doc Rivers received Sunday night came from his counterpart in Detroit, Flip Saunders. The two are close - Rivers assisted Saunders on the US Goodwill Games team in 2001 - and the Celtics coach had an idea what the call was all about. (Full article: 815 words)

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