Ray Allen nailed a three-pointer with 17 seconds left to give the Celtics a victory over the Washington Wizards at the Garden last night. The Celtics trailed by 13 points midway through the quarter, but managed to turn it on and steal a home victory.
Celtics scuffle, but tough it out – Julian Benbow’s game story has a little story of an exchange between Wizards assistant Sam Cassell and Ray Allen before Allen hit the game winner.
C’s Davis almost had chance to show his ‘Blind Side’ – Jessica Camerato talks to Glen Davis about how close he came to getting the lead role in “The Blind Side.”
Allen has been on the money – Gary Washburn says that Ray Allen is setting up the Celtics for a tough decision this summer.
Finley now playing for his childhood hero – A. Sherrod Blakely with a look at the ties between Doc Rivers and Michael Finley,
Making it on her own – Stan Grossfeld with a feature on Amanda Belichick, daughter of the Patriots head coach, who is working as an assistant lacrosse coach at UMass.
Pats scrambling to get back to the line – Michael Felger praises the Patriots for getting deals done with Vince Wilfork and Tully Banta-Cain, but says they still have a lot of work to do just to get back to even. He expresses his concerns without the hysterics so ear-piercingly on display on his radio show every afternoon.
2001 Draft Picks Richard Seymour, Matt Light Played Major Roles in Patriots’ Dynasty – Jeff Howe with a look at Bill Belichick’s second draft with the Patriots.
Bruins take a hit in Pittsburgh – Joe Haggerty with the game story and talking points from yesterday’s Bruins 2-1 loss to the Penguins.
Concussion KO’s Marc Savard – Stephen Harris reports on a hit to Marc Savard that knocked the Bruins top playmaker out of the game.
Slow start for Buchholz, but not Kelly – Sean McAdam with a good Red Sox notebook, rounding up many items from yesterday.
Here’s three from yesterday:
Former Patriots star David Givens turns to art after career ending injury – Jody Feinberg of The Patriot Ledger checked with former New England receiver David Givens, who is making a name for himself in the art world with his football career cut short.
Patriots’ best chance to improve is via draft – Jim Donaldson says that since this free agent class is lackluster, the Patriots biggest hope for improvement is in the draft.
Bowden’s progress comes without a hitch – Alex Speier has Michael Bowden making some adjustments with the hope of getting better results.
And also see Chris Warner’s Q&A With Virginia Tech P Brent Bowden – a guy who has met with the Patriots, and given their uncertainty at punter, might be someone to keep an eye on.
Ken Fang has a Review of “Magic & Bird: A Courtship of a Rivals” over on Fang’s Bites on BSMW.