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01/20/2012 - 11:43pm
Pierce: 'Can't pay attention' to trade talk

BOSTON -- After their sixth loss in seven games, Celtics captain Paul Pierce addressed for the first time a report that claimed multiple contending teams have contacted the C's about his availability before the March 15 deadline, saying he tries to ignore any trade discussion.

"You can't pay any attention to that," said Pierce after scoring 12 points in a 79-71 loss to the Suns. "That's the business."

Appearing on WEEI's Big Show on Thursday, Celtics president Danny Ainge said while he isn't currently in trade talks with other teams, he isn't opposed to dealing any of the Big Three if it means improving a team that has started the season just 5-9. This isn't the first time Pierce's name has come up in trade rumors during Ainge's tenure, as rumors flew on multiple occasions before the C's acquired Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen prior to the 2007-08 season.

"It's been a while since I've been down that road,"...

01/20/2012 - 10:52pm
No offense: Celtics lose to Suns

The Celtics knew they would have a problem without Rajon Rondo who missed Friday night's game against the Suns at the Garden with a sore right wrist. They planned to run their offense through Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, but without their one true point guard and playmaker neither option was enough to help them score enough points in a 79-71 loss to Phoenix.

Avery Bradley, who started for Rondo actually played well, scoring 10 points and only recording one turnover. Bradley also played solid defense on Steve Nash, limiting the former MVP to 11 points. Rondo is questionable for their game Sunday against the Wizards.

But the Celtics once again fell behind early and while Mickael Pietrus 3-pointer gave them the lead late in the third quarter, they didn't have enough offense to pull of the win. The 71 points tied the mark for the fewest in the Big Three era, equalling the 71 they scored last season against the Suns.

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01/20/2012 - 8:05pm
Rondo's out against Phoenix, Bradley starts

Rajon Rondo will not play against Phoenix and he may not be ready for Sunday's game against the Wizards with a sore right wrist. MRI's were negative, but coach Doc Rivers said he knew as early as Thursday night that Rondo would be out of the lineup. Rondo fell on his wrist late in the third quarter of Wednesday's game after a hard foul from Toronto forward Linas Kleiza.

Second-year guard Avery Bradley gets the start over E'Twaun Moore in Rondo's absence because Rivers wanted to have him play with the team's better offensive players in Paul Pierce, Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett.

"E’Twaun offensively runs the team better at the point guard position, but defensively Avery’s better and I can’t morph them," Rivers said.

The Celtics will have a different look offensively without Rondo.

"We’ll try not to run a point guard offense tonight, if that’s possible," Rivers said. "It’s...

01/20/2012 - 7:01pm
Source: Nothing imminent with Scutaro trade

According to a major league source, nothing is imminent involving a trade for Marco Scutaro between the Red Sox and Rockies.

Earlier in the day, Troy Renck of the Denver Post initially tweeted, "the Rockies are close to acquiring Boston's Marco Scutaro." However, later on Renck tweeted that while the Red Sox and Rockies had discussed a trade for Scutaro, "it appears now won't happen."

Last season Scutaro posted career-highs in both batting average (.299) and slugging percentage (.423) in 113 games played. Boston exercised Scutaro's $6 million option, the final year of his contract, back on Oct. 30.

One possible motivation for any move involving Scutaro would be to free up payroll, with the shortstop schedule to make $6 million in 2012. While there...

01/20/2012 - 6:58pm
Chung fined $7,500 for hit vs. Denver

Denver linebacker Von Miller and Patriots safety Patrick Chung were each hit with fines of $7,500 for infractions during last week's AFC divisional playoff game at Gillette Stadium, according to multiple reports. Chung was penalized for unnecessary roughness for a second-quarter hit, while Miller was also flagged for unnecessary roughness after taking a shot at Patriots center Dan Connolly following a late punt by quarterback Tom Brady. For more Patriots news, check out weei.com/patriots.


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