Boston scored a pair of its own in the bottom of the eighth and had a three-run lead when it entered the ninth, but Ryan Brasier promptly gave it all away.
He’ll have to sit back and think about it, hopefully get his head right, come back and play,” Kevin McHale, the Timberwolves’ vice president of basketball operations, said.
We want him be around, coach Tom Thibodeau said.
Last year when we lost a game to Duke like this, it was tears of sadness.

So I had a little bit of a sentimental attachment to these parks, even though I’ve never seen them.
All of the high-profile-trade rumors aside, GMJR’s priority should be depth both in the bottom-six and the blue line.
Asante Gist had 17 points and Andrija Ristanovic scored 11 for Iona.
The whole objective getting these guys in here, whether it’s college free agents, draft guys, maybe we find a guy or two who’s in on a tryout basis, is to create the most competitive 90-man roster you can heading into training camp, Spielman told Voice of the Vikings Paul Allen on KFAN 100-FM’s show from TCO Studios on Wednesday.
”When you play with such good guys that draw so much attention, I have the easy job.
A draft-day favorite of position coach Eric Studesville, Ballage hasn’t had much opportunity to get into a rhythm this season with the ageless Frank Gore leading the charge and the dynamic Kenyan Drake close behind.

He won’t have much appeal outside of deeper season-long leagues with Giannis Antetokounmpo and Brook Lopez locked in as the Bucks’ frontcourt starters, but Wilson typically makes for a cost-effective punt play in daily contests, particularly in games in which Milwaukee is heavily favored.
Those two causes that I work have a relationship with and know the most about.
I was with him last year.
Hamilton’s stock went up when Denver traded Demaryius Thomas to Houston on Tuesday, but the rookie needs to recover from an MCL sprain before he can take advantage of the opportunity.
“The guy is tough, but I think anybody can be stopped if you turn up your defense,” said Artest, whose in-your-face defense against James down the stretch helped the Pacers become the first team in the league with 23 wins.

Reeled in seven defensive rebounds tying his career-high and added six points , three assists, and tied his season-high four steals at San Antonio .
Chicago …
25 hangs in the rafters at Quicken Loans Arena.
Cedi Osman had 10 points.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, the YMCA of Greater Houston, and the Houston Food Bank were selected.
Wilder fights under the Premier Boxing Champions brand, which places his fights on Showtime and Fox.
•Tallied 10 points and a season-high 17 rebounds in 25 minutes on 4 at Milwaukee.
Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist in a preseason game on Sept.
Once Week 17 passes by, Miami will have a decision to make between Cutler and Matt Moore, both of whom have expiring contracts.

The Miami Heat are set to send Hassan Whiteside to the Western Conference.
Jamal had it going, said Bulls coach Scott Skiles.
• Led the ACC in scoring, free throw percentage , minutes played and three point field goals per game .
12 … Became the only Cleveland player since ’85 to score 28-plus points and make five or more threes in consecutive games … Became the first player in Cavaliers history to make eight triples off the bench after nailing a franchise record-tying 8 shots from behind the three-point line and finishing with a season-high 33 points on 11 shooting in 34 minutes at Brooklyn on Dec.
Anchored by their three former Gatorade high school players of the year in Garcia, Nickles and Faraimo, the Bruins hope to end the longest drought in program history.

”Nassir didn’t have the same lift and Cam wasn’t the same person on the court, but those are just excuses,” said North Carolina coach Roy Williams, whose team was the first No.
After all, Wayne Gretzky was just 27 and Mario Lemieux was just 26 the last time each hoisted the Stanley Cup.
Knows his job well enough to carry out those assignments.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scores 32 as the Lakers get the win over the Jazz, 113.
In that light, and in the public interest, I will reveal, for the first time, the truth about Aaron James.

Barea injures his lower leg and has to be helped off the floor.