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Celtics let game slip away, fall to Detroit 105-97

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Awww man.

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The Celtics had a chance to pick up more ground in the playoff chase but let that chance slip through their fingers.

Evan Turner fumbles chance at regulation buzzer, Boston Celtics fall to Detroit Pistons in overtime, 105-97 | masslive.com

Despite shooting 35.8 percent in regulation, the Celtics had a chance to win in overtime. Instead, Evan Turner isolated against his defender, drove to his right, and lost the ball before he could get off a shot.

The mess of a play was symbolic of the entire brick-piling, curious decision-making night.