Greetings from Hartford
The Celtics emerged with a 104-101 triumph Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden thanks to a late-game jumper by Paul Pierce that helped Boston emerge after trailing by double digits in the first half.
Ray Allen should feel right at home with the big UConn logo decorating center court (see photo below). Locker room opens in a few minutes, more to come throughout the night.
Play Podcast Grantland's Bill Simmons discusses the state of the Lakers, Phil Jackson's future, the perception of Rajon Rondo, Doc Rivers' impact on the Clippers and more.
Play Podcast Buster Olney chats with Jayson Stark about Ken Griffey Jr.'s uncomfortable interview with Linda Cohn and the value of spring training. Plus, Mike DiGiovanna on the Angels and Derrick Goold on Matt Carpenter's negotiations with the Cardinals.
Play Podcast Red Sox manager John Farrell talks about whether he expected his team to make such a turnaround in one season, his relationship with his players, fans' expectations for the squad and more.