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06/24/2010 - 10:28pm
Perkins' right knee surgery delayed

Kendrick Perkins will have surgery on his right knee in the upcoming weeks rather than Friday because the swelling has still not gone down, Doc Rivers said Thursday night. "It will be soon," Rivers said. "Next couple of weeks." The Celtics selected Texas guard Avery Bradley in the first round, but Rivers noted that the Celtics will be looking for big men in free agency. "We clearly need another big with Perk's injury," Rivers said. "Not knowing when he is going to be healthy at what point next year."


06/24/2010 - 10:14pm
Neely: 'We're waiting like everyone else'

LOS ANGELES -- New Bruins president Cam Neely was busy taking care of business at the NHL Board of Governors meeting in Los Angeles on Thursday, but he now has to play a waiting game like everyone else.

 

While the Board of Governors approved a rule change providing a five-minute penalty for a blindside hit to the head -- such as that which sidelined Bruins center Marc Savard this season -- Neely emerged from Thursday’s meeting focused on Friday’s draft in which the Bruins have the second overall pick. The Edmonton Oilers have the first pick in the draft and with it the possibility of trading down if the player they would select is different than the player the Bruins want.  

 

Taylor Hall and Tyler Seguin are considered a lock to be selected with the top two picks, but so far, the Oilers have not indicated what player they prefer. There has been much speculation...

06/24/2010 - 9:23pm
Celtics draft Texas guard Avery Bradley

The Celtics selected Avery Bradley from the University of Texas with the 19th overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft. Bradley, a 6-foot-2, 180-pound guard, averaged 11.6 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game in his first (and only) college season. He shot 43.2 percent from the field and 37.5 percent from 3-point range. For more draft coverage, visit the Green Street blog.


06/24/2010 - 8:02pm
Report: Wallace chooses retirement

Rasheed Wallace has officially decided to retire, TNT's David Aldridge reported on Thursday night, citing a league source. The decision was expected following the Celtics' Game 7 loss to the Lakers in the NBA finals. After the game, Doc Rivers said, "I don’t know if Rasheed will ever play again. He’s one of them. I think he took that out on the floor with him." Wallace had $12 million and two years left on his contract.


06/24/2010 - 6:38pm
Seguin: Boston 'great place, great city'

 

LOS ANGELES — About 24 hours before he is likely to be selected by the Bruins with the second overall pick in Friday’s NHL draft, Tyler Seguin was sitting on a terrace balcony absorbing the buzz of downtown LA. But the skilled forward had little trouble quickly shifting his vision to thoughts of playing in Boston.

 

“It’s a great place, great city,” Seguin said Thursday afternoon. “When I went there I thought the city looked like Europe. It was so different and so beautiful. The rink was great — a nice facility and a great fan base as well.”

 

While the prevailing consensus among the hockey world is that the Edmonton Oilers will select Taylor Hall with the first pick in the draft and the Bruins will then take Seguin, the Brampton, Ontario, native is still not sure how everything will unfold.

 

“I have no idea, I think its win-win if it...

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