The Celtics rolled to a 119-100 win over the Sacramento Kings last night, due in large part to a 28 point performance off the bench by the red-hot Eddie House.
Lenny Megliola has House leading the way with his 8-9 shooting from three point land. Paul Flannery notes that KG and Rondo played a huge role in this one as well. Bill Doyle has a look at the Celtics dominating the Kings again. Frank Dell’Apa has the Celtics focused on two things – gaining home court advantage and getting House in the 3pt shooting content. Mark Murphy reports on the Celtics extending their winning streak to nine games with the victory. Robert Lee has the Celtics making it look easy.
Mike Fine has his teammates pushing House for the 3pt contest at All Star weekend. Another article in The Enterprise looks at House’s hot streak. Alan Siegel says that House is certainly making his case for the contest. Buckley has more on the very very very fine House.
Steve Buckley has Ray Allen hoping to be named to the All Star team, and viewing it as an honor when he has made the squad in the past. Michael Vega examines the improved play from the reserves as of late. Jim Fenton has Tony Allen making a contribution in his first game back from injury. Jeff Howe has the Celtics actually feeling the loss of Brian Scalabrine.
Doyle’s notebook has Scalabrine feeling OK after his second concussion in three days. The Globe notebook has more on the return of Tony Allen. Murphy’s notebook has Scalabrine taking the slow road back.
If you have any doubts about who would should be rooting for in the Super Bowl on Sunday, I’ve got a few reminders for you: Why we hate the Steelers – a primer.
I wonder if Ron Borges is offended that his column on Dick LeBeau contains the word “genius” in the title. Borges has always bristled that “genius” shouldn’t be used with football coaches, or maybe that just applied to Bill Belichick…
I’m short on time this morning, so I’ll have to leave to the infamous link dashboards for this morning.
On BruinsLinks.com, the return of Phil Kessel is front and center.