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Celtics’ Wallace Comfortable with Bench Role

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(Boston Celtics Gerald) Wallace explained: “I’m here for supportive veteran leadership. Whatever the coach needs me to do. We’ve already talked about it. I’m in a position where I’m comfortable with it.”

That’s a far cry from last year, when Wallace initially groaned about a demotion to the second unit.

“It’s a lot easier right now because I don’t feel myself at 100 percent,” he said. “I’m still battling, trying to get my knee back to where I want it to be. At this point I don’t feel like I can play 30 or 40 minutes right now, with my knee the way it is. I’m still a work in progress of getting myself back to 100 percent so I’m comfortable with it.”

Wallace said he feels pain whenever he pushes off or tries to explode off his surgically-

via Jay King of Masslive.com

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