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Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens said he tried to put James Young into Friday’s lopsided win over the Washington Wizards but was told the second-year swingman couldn’t play due to a sore shoulder after sleeping on it wrong. “He told me his shoulder hurt; couldn’t play,” said Stevens. “He went through some rehab that day, went through some rehab [Saturday] morning, practiced, though we didn’t go full speed [Saturday], and is available [Sunday versus the Magic] pending his warmup. I tried to put him in [on Friday] with six minutes to go.” Young, the No. 17 pick in the 2014 draft, has played only four minutes in two appearances this season and made the only shot he took — a 3-pointer during three minutes of trash time in a loss to the Atlanta Hawks last week.