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Green's shot at buzzer helps Celtics snap skid

Green's shot at buzzer helps Celtics snap skid

ESPN.com Updated Mar 27, 2013
Jeff Green scored 21 points and hit the winning layup at the buzzer, and the Boston Celtics snapped a five-game losing streak with a 93-92 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
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  • Final: Boston 93, Cleveland 92

    Final: Boston 93, Cleveland 92

    boston.com Mar 27, 2013
    By Baxter Holmes, Globe Staff CLEVELAND — Jeff Green did it three weeks ago in Indiana, and he did it again Wednesday night. The forward made another buzzer-beating basket that helped the Celtics steal a 93-92 win against the Cavaliers...
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring how the Celtics find and polish t…

    The 10-man rotation, starring how the Celtics find and polish their diamonds in the rough

    yahoo.com Mar 27, 2013
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: SB Nation. A good, detailed, engrossin…
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  • Welcome to Quicken Loans Arena for Celtics-Cavaliers

    Welcome to Quicken Loans Arena for Celtics-Cavaliers

    boston.com Mar 27, 2013
    By Baxter Holmes, Globe Staff CLEVELAND – It's a battle of teams playing without key players while riding low on five-game losing streaks. Sounds enthralling, yes? Of course it does. Celtics guard Courtney Lee (sprained left ankle) will miss his...
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  • Gronkowski's actions must match words

    Gronkowski's actions must match words

    ESPN.com boston.com Mar 27, 2013
    New England Patriots Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski made the media rounds at ESPN on Wednesday. Gronkowski said all the right things about his partying reputation and rehabbing his broken arm, which has been operated on three times in the past severa…
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  • Audio: Rob Gronkowski provides update

    Audio: Rob Gronkowski provides update

    New England Patriots Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski is having another interesting offseason. For the second year in a row, Gronkowski is recovering from a major injury and he's been in the spotlight for his adventures around the country. On Wednesday…
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  • Red Sox name Lester as Opening Day starter

    Red Sox name Lester as Opening Day starter

    ESPN.com MLB.com Mar 27, 2013
    It had been assumed, and now it's official: Jon Lester will be the Opening Day starter when the Boston Red Sox face the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Monday.
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  • Gronk: I would never put myself in jeopardy

    Gronk: I would never put myself in jeopardy

    ESPN.com Mar 27, 2013
    New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski brushed off the criticism he received after he was videotaped performing a wrestling move on a friend while his arm was in a cast, saying he would never do something he thought would put his health at risk.
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  • Painful memories creep up for Celtics with ugly loss to Knicks

    Painful memories creep up for Celtics with ugly loss to Knicks

    boston.com Mar 27, 2013
    This recent Celtics losing streak brings back painful memories of another in the not-so-distant past.
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  • J.R. Smith drains long-range 3rd-quarter buzzer-beater as Knick…

    J.R. Smith drains long-range 3rd-quarter buzzer-beater as Knicks rout Celtics (Video)

    yahoo.com Mar 27, 2013
    You know how some NBA players, like Oklahoma City Thunder star and league scoring leader Kevin Durant, don't like to take long-range quarter-ending shots because they don't want hucked-up heaves that miss to lower their field-goal and 3-point percentage…
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  • Wednesday morning one-liners

    Wednesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Mar 27, 2013
    Questions are being raised in Upstate New York about whether the state should be subsidizing the Bills. Dolphins coach Joe Philbin is making clear that players who don’t buy into his way of doing things will be shown the door. Patriots DT Vince Wilfork
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  • Scouting the draft: Rutgers LB Khaseem Greene

    Scouting the draft: Rutgers LB Khaseem Greene

    boston.com Mar 27, 2013
    A look at Rutgers linebacker Khaseem Greene, a possible fit for the Patriots in the NFL draft.
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  • J.R. Smith, Carmelo Anthony Pummel a Rival; The Lakers Take Ano…

    J.R. Smith, Carmelo Anthony Pummel a Rival; The Lakers Take Another Bad Hit

    dimemag.com Mar 27, 2013
    That wasn’t much of compelling first round playoff preview was it? The streaking New York Knicks went into Boston and smacked the Celtics, 100-85. (and it didn’t even feel that close). New York has now won five in a row, and last night’s W pushed th
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  • Life Without KG: A Defensive Travesty for the Celtics

    Life Without KG: A Defensive Travesty for the Celtics

    grantland.com Mar 27, 2013
    A 22-second summation of what the Boston Celtics face without Kevin Garnett for two weeks: What that clip shows: A skinny wing player, Iman Shumper...
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  • Video - Celtics Snap Five-Game Slide 01:06

    Celtics Snap Five-Game Slide

    Mar 27
    Jeff Green's basket at the buzzer propels the Celtics to a 93-92 win over the Cavs.
  • Video - Schilling: Bradley Should Start At Triple-A 01:54

    Schilling: Bradley Should Start At Triple-A

    Mar 27
    Curt Schilling and Jon Sciambi discuss this week's Hot Button: Should OF Jackie Bradley Jr. begin the season with the Red Sox or Triple-A Pawtucket?
  • Video - Gronkowski Defends Work Ethic 07:52

    Gronkowski Defends Work Ethic

    Mar 27
    Rob Gronkowski discusses his injuries last season and the Patriots' concerns about his off-the-field activities.
  • Video - SweetSpot TV: AL Bold Predictions 04:12

    SweetSpot TV: AL Bold Predictions

    Mar 27
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield give their American League bold predictions.

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    Mar 28
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    Mar 27
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  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 3.0

    Mar 27
    After a painfully slow start in comparison to recent years, the plot in this year's quarterback draft class is about to thicken. Matt Barkley's much-anticipated pro day workout at USC is Wednesday, and if he puts sufficient arm strength on display, he s…