Watch: How Boston is preparing for the season opener vs the 76ers

If you thought the Boston Celtics would squeeze in a week of rest and relaxation before squaring off with the Philadelphia 76ers, you'd be very wrong.

But, after a 1-3 preseason slate, you might share the team's point of view that they had things clearly in need of attention, so in reality, much of the week has been spent in practice.

Gordon Hayward is slowly regaining confidence, realizing he can't rush the mental aspect of the game.

And the rest of the team is starting to gel, which, after watching some of the starter's performances in preseason, I think we can all agree is a positive (if expected) development.

Watch the videos above for a peek into the team's preparations for the season opener next Tuesday, and the other 81 games of the regular season, too.

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