Celtics-76ers takeaways: Tatum salvages off night with game-winner originally appeared on NBC Sports BostonThe Boston Celtics clinched the season series vs. the Philadelphia 76ers with a thrilling victory Saturday night at Wells Fargo Center. Six C's players scored in double figures: Jaylen Brown (26 points), Tatum (18 points), Derrick White (18 points), Al Horford (15 points), Robert Williams (14 points), and Marcus Smart (10 points). It didn't get a whole lot better in the third quarter, but Tatum woke up when it mattered the most. AL HORFORD DOING AL HORFORD THINGS pic.twitter.com/rEmzN3jwKi — Celtics on NBC Sports Boston (@NBCSCeltics) February 26, 2023Horford's heroics were the story before Tatum finished the job. D-White coming in making an immediate impact 🔥 pic.twitter.com/rbiAJTiUYj — Celtics on NBC Sports Boston (@NBCSCeltics) February 26, 2023White also was terrific defensively against Harden.
NBA Twitter erupts after Fox not named an All-Star reserve originally appeared on NBC Sports BayareaThe Kings will be represented in the 2023 NBA All-Star Game for the first time since 2017, but it won’t be by De’Aaron Fox. — Trey Lyles (@TreyLyles) February 3, 2023Trey Lyles on IG about De’Aaron Fox not making the NBA All-Star game: “They ROBBED this man smh! — Kevin O'Connor (@KevinOConnorNBA) February 3, 2023My statement on the De'Aaron Fox All-Star snub pic.twitter.com/Rf9Puknnq7 — Tony Xypteras (@TonyXypteras) February 3, 2023My least favorite part of All-Star convos is when we start tearing down other players. BUT HOW DOES JJJ MAKE IT OVER DE'AARON FOX?! De'Aaron Fox, clutch-time totals:119 PTS (1st)48 FGM (1st)80 FGA (1st)60.0 FG% (1st)All-Star.1 month ago NECN
Why Rapoport lists 49ers among Brady's top free-agency options originally appeared on NBC Sports BayareaSurprise, surprise. "Another option is door number two, which would be potentially Tom Brady," Rapoport said. Is it Brock Purdy, a free agent such as Tom Brady or something in between? pic.twitter.com/BQVwze4wMI — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 14, 2023In 2020, the 49ers strongly considered pursuing Brady as an unrestricted free agent. And whether Brady lands back in the Bay or not, the 49ers Faithful appear to be in for another wild offseason ride.2 months ago NECN
Buffalo Bills honor team's medical staff that saved Damar Hamlin's life originally appeared on NBC Sports ChicagoNot all heroes wear helmets and jerseys. The Buffalo Bills may have received a hero's welcome when they returned to the field Sunday for the first time since Damar Hamlin collapsed on Monday. But one of the loudest pregame ovations was for the heroes who helped save Hamlin's life: the Bills' medical and athletic training staff. The @BuffaloBills honored the medical and athletic training staff members who helped save @HamlinIsland's life. 🙌 pic.twitter.com/BKQONV7BJ0 — NFL (@NFL) January 8, 2023Our amazing medical and athletic training staff members were recognized pregame.2 months ago NECN
Buffalo has clinched its third consecutive AFC East title, but has lost the inside track to win the AFC’s top seed. In New England, the Patriots need only to win to clinch their 13th playoff berth in 14 seasons. Expect it be an emotional scene and in the end we’re going there to play our best football game,” Belichick said. Sunday’s game could be the final time two of New England's longest tenured players suit up for the Patriots. Slater has appeared in 222 games, which is second only to Tom Brady for the most games played by a Patriots player.2 months ago NECN
From Connecticut up to Maine, high tides and a powerful storm surge brought coastal flooding Friday, shutting down major roads. Friday's storm was bringing a potent mix of powerful winds -- in some places reaching hurricane force -- and heavy rain. 🚨 Traffic Advisory 🚨Please avoid Park Ave until further notice. @RIDOTNews currently has Park Ave at Aquidneck Ave blocked, Boyd’s Ln at Norseman Drive blocked and Park Ave at Schultzy’s blocked. A mass of cold air that's been unleashed from the Great Plains and has manifested into an immense storm.3 months ago NECN
How Tom Brady fared in Bucs' improbable comeback win over Saints originally appeared on NBC Sports BostonThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers looked on their way to an ugly loss to the New Orleans Saints on Monday Night Football. The 45-year-old quarterback engineered consecutive touchdown drives late in the fourth quarter to power the Bucs to an improbable 17-16 comeback win over the Saints at Raymond James Stadium. #NOvsTB pic.twitter.com/QzJyQvUzrl — NFL (@NFL) December 6, 2022It was a mostly frustrating night for Brady and the Bucs' offense. Tampa Bay drove down to the Saints' 5-yard line, where Brady would hit Godwin for a touchdown inside the final 20 seconds. The Bucs' victory marked the fourth-most improbable comeback of the Next Gen Stats era (since 2016).3 months ago NECN