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11/09/2012 - 11:30pm
Rondo: Without KG 'it's just chaos'

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo called on his teammates to be better communicators and come out of their comfort zone in an effort to pick up the slack when Kevin Garnett goes to the bench. Friday night, the Sixers went on a 16-6 run when Garnett went to the bench for the first time with just under eight minutes left in the first quarter. Philadelphia took the lead and didn't relinquish it in a 106-100 win over the Celtics at TD Garden.  

"Nothing's happening right," Rondo said in describing the Celtics with Garnett on the bench. "It's just chaos. We just have to do a better job when Kevin's not on the floor. I'm sure his plus-minus, they showed it in the playoffs last year and right now, it's carrying over. When Kevin goes out, teams go on runs for some reason in the past couple of games. We have to take the challenge as a team to try and find a way and stop those kind of runs when he does go out of the game because he's...

11/09/2012 - 10:02pm
Deep Sixed: Philly young guns best C's

The backcourt of Evan Turner and Jrue Holiday combined for 46 points, 15 rebounds and 18 assists to lead the Sixers over the Celtics, 106-100, Friday night at TD Garden. Turner finished with 25 points and 11 rebounds while Holiday added 21 and 14 assists. Paul Pierce had 24 points while Kevin Garnett added 19 points and 10 rebounds. 

The loss opened a stretch of seven games in 10 days for the Celtics, who fell to 2-3 on the season. Even without the injured Andrew Bynum (knee), the Sixers cut and slashed all night, outscoring the Celtics, 56-38, in the paint. 

After scoring the first six points of the game, the Celtics went ice cold. Kevin Garnett and Courtney Lee were a combined 6-for-8 but the rest of the team was 1-for-15 as the Sixers continued a trend of opposing teams taking advantage of the Celtics when Garnett goes to the bench. 

With the Celtics up, 8-3, four minutes in, Garnett came out of the game. The Sixers went on...

11/09/2012 - 7:29pm
Doc: Mike Brown firing 'hard to believe'

If there's one coach in the NBA who can relate with what former Lakers head coach Mike Brown went through on Friday it's Celtics coach Doc Rivers. After a 1-10 start to the season in Nov. 2003, Rivers was fired by the Magic. Brown beat that inauspcious record Friday when the Lakers gave him his walking papers after a 1-4 start. 

"He beat my record, five games into a season," Rivers said before Friday's game with the Sixers. "That's hard to believe. I feel for Mike. Obviously, I think it's awful. I thought mine was awful, too, by the way."

Rivers recovered quickly and was hired by the Celtics before the next season and has been in Boston ever since. 

For more, visit the Celtics team page at weei.com/celtics


11/09/2012 - 5:26pm
Scott, White out for Sunday vs. Bills

The Patriots announced Friday afternoon that running back Brandon Bolden, defensive end Trevor Scott and linebacker Tracy White have all been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bills at Gillette Stadium. Here's the complete report for New England: 

 

OUT

RB Brandon Bolden (knee)

DE Trevor Scott (hamstring)

LB Tracy White (foot) 

 

QUESTIONABLE

CB Kyle Arrington (concussion)

DL Ron Brace (back)

S Patrick Chung (shoulder)

S Steve Gregory (hip) 

TE Ron Gronkowski (hip)

TE Aaron Hernandez (ankle) 

LB Dont’a Hightower (hamstring)

WR Brandon Lloyd (knee)

OL Logan Mankins (calf/hip)

LB...

11/09/2012 - 4:24pm
Bolden suspended 4 games for PED violation

FOXBORO -- Patriots rookie running back Brandon Bolden has been suspended four games for violation of the NFL performance enhancing drug policy. The ruling came down late Friday afternoon. The Patriots released a statement from an NFL spokesperson.

"Brandon Bolden of the New England Patriots has been suspended without pay for four games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.

Bolden’s suspension begins immediately. He will be eligible to return to the Patriots’ active roster on Monday, December 3 following the team’s December 2 game against the Miami Dolphins."

Bolden has missed the last two games with a knee injury suffered against the Seahawks on Oct. 14, and did not practice this week. The rookie out of Ole Miss has 234 yards on 43 carries this season, with two touchdowns. He had a breakout game against the Bills on Sept. 30 when he ran for 137 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries....

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