Kevin Garnett has been playing well of late, (in the month of February – 11 games – he averaged 17.6 ppg and 10.8 rpg) and last night submitted another vintage performance with 25 points and 10 rebounds as the Celtics held on for a 102-96 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Rajon Rondo, who ESPN says the Celtics are aggressively trying to trade, had a triple-double, with 15 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.
The under-the-radar greatness of Kevin Garnett – Paul Flannery looks at why KG isn’t completely appreciated by those outside of the team.
Good luck getting to know Kevin Garnett – Dan Duggan says that whenever KG decides to hang it up, he “will leave one of the most interesting legacies in league history.”
Rajon Rondo play points way – Steve Bulpett says that coming off a scoreless night in Cleveland, Rondo rebounded nicely.
Rajon Rondo rises above chatter – Chris Forsberg looks at why Rondo is a hard guy to trade.
She knows whereof she speaks – I suppose you could make a case that Bob Ryan is in a bit of a conflict of interest here, writing a glowing column about ESPN basketball analyst Doris Burke, given how much Ryan appears on ESPN, but I think Ryan would’ve written this piece about her if she worked for CBS instead of ESPN. She’s very good at her job.
Jason Varitek will officially announce his retirement this afternoon at 5:30. It looks like it will be carried live by most sports outlets here in Boston.
Jason Varitek an All-Time Red Sox Great, From First Hit in 1997 to Final Bow in 2011 (Photos) – NESN.com has a season-by-season slideshow.
Cook’s story is stirring – Nick Cafardo with a mini-feature on the journey of Aaron Cook as he competes for the fifth spot in the Red Sox rotation.
Nick Punto alters culture – Scott Lauber looks at the big impact the utility infielder could have on the Red Sox clubhouse.
Like everything else, Aceves takes potential move to rotation in stride – Tim Britton has the former Yankee just looking to pitch.
Dale Arnold remaining at WEEI – Chad Finn reports that in a mild surprise, Dale Arnold will be sticking around at WEEI. The former mid-day host has a new deal with the station for a slightly expanded role – more Saturday shows, and the primary backup for the morning and afternoon drive shows.