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An NBA Team Is Playing Something Called The "Manwich" Defense

And we have exclusive insider diagrams.

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The Celtics did something impressive last night in their win over the Indiana Pacers: they came from behind by holding the Pacers scoreless over the last four minutes and 36 seconds of the game. How'd they do it? Well, coach Doc Rivers had an interesting explanation:

We were laughing because, I think someone called it a manwich, a man zone, I mean, we were half zone, half man. It was almost silly, it really was. But it was really good.