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01/02/2010 - 8:00pm
Pierce: Shooting for road trip

Paul Pierce spoke on Saturday night for the first time since having two surgeries to clean out a nasty infection in his right knee around Christmas and said he plans to be with the team on its upcoming road trip. Pierce, who was wearing a white circulatory wrap on his right knee, said the infection and subsequent pain came upon him quickly following the team's home win over Indiana on Dec. 22. "It was a situation I got home and I was sort of sitting back and relaxing and then sort of felt a slight pain in my knee and then over a 10-to-15-minute period, it just got worse and worse," Pierce said. "It went from just kind of hurting to sore to bad to extreme in like a 15-minute period, which was crazy. "I called [team trainer] Eddie Lacerte about 1:30 in the morning and he knows I never call him unless it's really bad. So, he came over to the house and checked it out. We went to the hospital that morning, doctor checked it out and...

01/02/2010 - 7:00pm
Bruins sign Mirolsav Satan

Bruins coach Claude Julien told reporters at his team's practice Saturday that Boston has signed free-agent forward Mirolsav Satan, who is expected to be at the team's Sunday workout. The 35-year-old is expected to help a Bruins team that is 27th in the league in scoring, having scored 354 goals in his career. According to TSN, the deal is for one year and worth $700,000.


01/02/2010 - 6:50pm
BC stunned at home by Maine

Boston College suffered another surprising defeat at home, losing 52-51 to Maine on Saturday afternoon. Joe Trapani scored a game-high 17 points for BC (9-5), which also lost this season to Harvard and Rhode Island at Conte Forum. The Eagles shot just 33 percent from the field but still had a couple of chances to win down the stretch. Rakim Sanders missed a baseline drive with two seconds left and, after a missed free throw by Maine, Reggie Jackson missed a desperation 3-pointer at the buzzer. Sean McNally scored 15 points to pace Maine (7-5). Read the full story here.


01/01/2010 - 10:42pm
Report: Bruins closing in on Satan

A Slovakian newspaper is reporting the Bruins are on the verge of signing free agent winger Miroslav Satan to a contract. The paper reports the deal could be completed within the next week. Satan, 35, last played in the NHL last season with Pittsburgh, scoring 17 goals in 65 games. Satan has 354 goals over his NHL career that began in 1995 and has included stints with Edmonton, Buffalo, the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh. The Bruins are looking to bolster an offense that ranks near the bottom of the NHL in scoring. 


01/01/2010 - 5:58pm
KG, Rondo, Pierce out on Saturday

WALTHAM -- Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo will not play on Saturday against the Raptors, Doc Rivers said following practice on Friday. Pierce and Rondo received treatment at the Celtics training facility while Garnett was not present. Glen Davis will play with an ankle sprain and recovering thumb injury. J.R. Giddens is expected to get his first NBA start, according to Kendrick Perkins.


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