Jaylen Brown making a loud impact off Boston Celtics bench


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Robert Williams woke up Tuesday in Los Angeles, got diverted to Chicago where he played an overtime G-League game Wednesday night, then flew back to Boston on Thursday and, with the Celtics short on healthy bodies, was told he'd be dressing for a visit from the Sacramento Kings. Then, in the middle of Boston's frenetic third-quarter comeback, the rookie got tossed into the madness. Before Williams could even shake his own cobwebs, teammate Jaylen Brown made consecutive 3-pointers as the Celtics erased their second double-digit deficit of the night and TD Garden rattled with a playoff-like intensity for the first time in a long time.

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