The post-All Star break portion of the schedule didn’t get off to such a great start last night, as the Celtics lost Kevin Garnett to a knee injury in the first half in the Utah, and ended up losing the game to the Jazz, 90-85.
The severity of the injury is not completely known yet, though from Frank Dell’Apa it appears KG could’ve returned, but the Celtics erred on the side of caution with him. Steve Bulpett calls it a knee strain. Paul Flannery says that the Celtics lost this one because they couldn’t figure out a way to score down the stretch.
With two trades in the last week, including Patrick O’Bryant yesterday, Bulpett has the Celtics clearing cap space and roster space. Jim Fenton also looks at the trades and what might be next for the Celtics. Catch more game stories and analysis of yesterday’s move by browsing CelticsLinks.com.
The Sox continue to train down in Florida, with full-squad workouts now going on. RedSoxLinks.com has all the latest headlines and news, including a few stories on AL MVP Dustin Pedroia and his desire to play all 162 games.
Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli said yesterday at there is a 60-75% chance he will make a trade before the NHL trade deadline. Check out the latest Bruins news on BruinsLinks.com.
The NFL Combine is ongoing and the Patriots are there checking potential draftees. Check PatriotsLinks.com for the latest, as well as news of the team bringing back Billy Yates, who they just cut a couple of days ago.
Nancy Marrapese-Burrell has a piece on Mike Milbury, who is gaining a reputation for himself with some of the the things that he says on the air. She even offers up a selection of Memorable Mike Milbury quotes.
Bill Doyle has a piece on NESN’s Cole Wright, who has had the tough job of stepping into Hazel Mae’s shoes on SportsDesk.