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05/06/2010 - 1:31pm
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05/06/2010 - 12:28pm
Ainge fined $25K for towel toss

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge was fined $25,000 by the NBA for tossing a towel in the air to distract J.J. Hickson during a free throw attempt in Game 2 of the Celtics-Cavaliers Monday night. The league punished Ainge for "creating an unauthorized distraction and for conduct detrimental to the game." Ainge talked about the incident during his appearance on The Big Show Wednesday afternoon. "There's just no excuse," he said. "It was unprofessional. I regret doing it. The biggest reason I regret it is you guys should be talking about the great play of the Celtics and not talking about a towel incident. I'm shocked that it's become this big a deal."


05/06/2010 - 11:50am
Pitino: Antoine Walker plans comeback

University of Louisville coach Rick Pitino said Antoine Walker will work out with some of his players in the next few weeks in hopes of making a comeback to the NBA, according to an Associated Press report. The former Celtic hasn't played in the NBA since 2008 and has had financial and legal problems since then, including charges of passing bad checks to settle enormous casino debts in Las Vegas.

 

Pitino coached Walker at the University of Kentucky and with the Celtics. He said Walker will offer advice to his players about staying out of trouble. "He'll talk to our guys," Pitino said. "What I told him is it's not about the past, get ready and get going and move on."


05/06/2010 - 11:25am
B's confirm Krejci's dislocated wrist

In a team statement, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli confirmed Wednesday night's report that forward David Krejci has a dislocated right wrist and wil miss the remainder of the 2010 playoffs. Krejci, injured in the first period of Game 3 on a hit by Philadelphia's Mike Richards, had surgery to repair the wrist at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore and is expected to return in time for the 2010-11 preseason.

 

Read more about Krejci's injury and the effect it could have on the team at the Big Bad Blog.


05/06/2010 - 10:54am
Report: Lawrence Taylor charged with rape

According to a report from WCBS-TV in New York, Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor was arrested for rape early Thursday morning. Taylor, who spent his entire career with the Giants, was taken into custody by the Town of Ramapo police after being accused of raping someone in the Holidome Hotel in Montebello, north of New York City. Taylor, 51, has had a number of run-ins with the law since retiring in 1993, mostly due to drug problems that have plagued him since his playing days. UPDATE: ESPN has reported that Taylor faces third-degree rape charges, which involves having intercourse with a minor, in this case a 15-year-old girl.


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