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Boston Celtics head coach Joe Mazzula said Wednesday that star big man Kristaps Porzis is close to returning from injury ahead of the NBA Finals.

Speaking on 98.5 Sports Center Zolak and BertrandMazzula said he doesn’t know if Porridge will be ready for Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but has been “stepping up his intensity level” on the court lately.

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