BOSTON -- You know why folks around these parts have grown quite fond of some of the Celtics new guys like Jae Crowder, Marcus Smart and Isaiah Thomas?
BOSTON – Dwyane Wade had a swollen knee and Hassan Whiteside had a hand injury.
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BOSTON - Before Wednesday's game against the Miami Heat, Isaiah Thomas stood in front of the team's whiteboard in the locker room and told reporters how happy he was to be back.
The Celtics nearly came back from a 20-point fourth-quarter deficit, but lost to the Heat, 93-86.