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Garnett, Green lead way as Celtics rout SixersKevin Garnett scored 19 points, Jeff Green added 16, and the Boston Celtics won the back end of a home-and-home with Philadelphia, beating the 76ers 92-79 on Saturday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Anthony Will Sit for a Second Straight Gamenytimes.com Updated Dec 8, 2012A deep cut on Carmelo Anthony's left middle finger will keep him out of the Knicks' game Saturday against the Bulls. He hopes to return Sunday night against Denver.Upvote Share TweetThe New York Knicks won't have Carmelo Anthony in the lineup on Saturday.Upvote Share Tweet
How Keyon Dooling Ended Up In A Mental Hospitaldeadspin.com Updated Dec 8, 2012In November, David Aldridge wrote about the nervous breakdown Keyon Dooling suffered after he abruptly retired from the NBA just before the season. At 32, Dooling could have played another a few years and made a lot more money on a good Celtics team tha…Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Updated Dec 8, 2012It’s not listed as an official date on the schedule, but the Knicks will be holding their version of Old-Home Week when Mike D’Antoni comes back to the Garden this Thursday and Jeremy Lin returns with the Rockets four days later. At the end of their rUpvote Share Tweet
Celtics Take Long View on Draft Picksnytimes.com Updated Dec 8, 2012When the Boston Celtics ended up with back-to-back picks in the first round of the 2012 N.B.A. draft, they had a rare opportunity to draft a player who was ready to contribute right away and one who was more of a project.Upvote Share Tweet