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Drew Bledsoe Responds to Celtics' Terry Rozier Wearing His Patriots Jersey

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured ColumnistMay 1, 2018

Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier (12) celebrates his three-point shot against the Philadelphia 76ers in the first quarter of Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Monday, April 30, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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Former New England Patriots quarterback Drew Bledsoe appreciated seeing Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier don a No. 11 Patriots jersey prior to Monday's second-round playoff game against the Philadelphia 76ers.

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This jersey ALWAYS loved the long ball!! 💥 @T_Rozzay3 https://t.co/B2QcoY0rwA

The gesture was Rozier's way of continuing to throw shade at Milwaukee Bucks point guard Eric Bledsoe.

The saga began when Rozier called Bledsoe "Drew" during a postgame press conference following Boston's Game 1 win in the first round. Later in the series, Bledsoe responded to a question about Rozier by telling reporters, "I don't know who the f--k that is."

After the Celtics beat the Sixers 117-101 on Monday night at TD Garden, Rozier remained coy about the Drew Bledsoe jersey, telling TNT's Rosalyn Gold-Onwude the throwback was simply to honor the four-time Pro Bowler:

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"My confidence is everything." - @T_Rozzay3 (29 PTS, 7/9 from 3P) with @ROSGO21 after the @celtics take Game 1 at home #NBAPlayoffs | #CUsRise https://t.co/jbRYTiJZv6

Rozier torched Philadelphia for 29 points and shot 7-of-9 from beyond the arc. Maybe he should keep pulling out Patriots throwbacks for the rest of the playoffs.

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