Snapshot: Bass dives in

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Celtics forward Brandon Bass goes through a swimming lesson Friday in Waltham.Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass hopped in the pool with children from the Boston Boys & Girls Club on Frida in his quest to learn how to swim. After watching his 6-year-old son learn to swim, the 28-year-old Bass wants to learn to join him in the water.

For more on Bass' lesson, hop HERE to MassLive.com, which has a full report from the event. Bass also talked about the upcoming season and the process of transitioning with a young core.

“We’re not going to miss anything of last year," said Bass. "That’s the past and we have to move forward. I just think the guys that were around during that time, it was a blessing for those guys. Like me, [Rajon] Rondo, Avery [Bradley], Jeff [Green], it was a blessing to be part of last year. What we want to do is just share those things and our experiences with the new guys. And hopefully we have a successful season."