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02/10/2010 - 12:24pm
Perk added to US national team

Kendrick Perkins is one of 27 players that have been named to Team USA's national roster that will compete in the FIBA World Championships this summer in Turkey and the 2012 London Olympics. According to team coach Mike Krzyzewski, Perkins' selection reflected the fact that he is one of the best defensive centers in the NBA, capable of shutting down other elite centers whom Team USA expects to encounter in international play.

 

“He plays on a team that’s a championship level team and he knows how to play with great players,” Krzyzewski said during a teleconference on Wednesday. “I think he is one of the better defensive players in the league and that really appealed to us about Kendrick.”

 

For more on Perkins' selection, and Rajon Rondo's omission from the Team USA roster,...

02/10/2010 - 10:16am
NHL Power Rankings: B's up to 19

The Bruins ended their 10-game skid this week and ended their slide in WEEI's NHL Power Rankings as well. The B's moved up two spots to 19, while the Capitals retained the top spot. View the complete rankings at the Big Bad Blog.


02/10/2010 - 9:53am
Mashup: Sox' racial situation

Fox Sports baseball writer Ken Rosenthal, who noted in a 2008 story that the Red Sox lineup was mostly white, writes about the Red Sox' signing of two African-American players this offseason and gets Mike Cameron's perceptions of Boston. To read more about that, plus get links to the day's top stories, videos, trivia and more, check out Wednesday's Morning Mashup.


02/10/2010 - 1:46am
Report: C's, Bobcats talking trade

The Celtics are discussing a trade that would send forward Glen Davis to Charlotte for point guard D.J. Augustin, according to ESPN. Davis has averaged 5.7 points and 4.0 rebounds per contest this year but missed 27 games with a broken thumb suffered in an off-the-court fight. Augustin is averaging 5.8 points and 2.3 assists per game and reportedly is on the outs with Charlotte coach Larry Brown.


For more on the potential deal, click here.


02/09/2010 - 11:01pm
Bruins top Sabres in shootout

Boston and Buffalo needed overtime and a sudden-death shootout to decide Tuesday's game at HSBC Arena. The Bruins won 3-2 as David Krejci had the game-deciding goal in the fourth round of the shootout. The Bruins scored two first-period goals courtesy of forward Daniel Paille but lost the lead to two second-period goals by Derek Roy and Tyler Myers. Tuukka Rask started his fourth straight game for the Bruins and got the win with 43 saves. Rask has helped the Bruins record a point in all four games.

 

For more on the game, visit the Big Bad Blog.


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