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Kevin Garnett arrives at Celtics-Lakers wearing green Rajon Rondo jersey

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Kevin Garnett arrives at Celtics-Lakers wearing green Rajon Rondo jersey originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The Boston Celtics will have a special guest at TD Garden for Thursday night's showdown with the Los Angeles Lakers, and we're not talking about any of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots expected to be in attendance. Kevin Garnett, the C's legend who helped lead the franchise to two NBA Finals against the Lakers (including a championship in 2008), arrived to the Garden wearing a jersey of his former teammate, Rajon Rondo. Here are some pre-game pictures of KG, including an old foe from Los Angeles.

Super Bowl 53: Steph Curry was asleep by halftime of Rams vs. Patriots

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

Super Bowl 53: Steph Curry was asleep by halftime of Rams vs. Patriots originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com The Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots combined to score three points Sunday in the first half of Super Bowl LIII. Both teams' punters had plenty of work to do, but that's not exactly a recipe to captivate a viewing audience. Steph Curry, who scored 14 points of his own in the Warriors' win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night, was not impressed.

Top NBA players don Colin Kaepernick jerseys ahead of Super Bowl LIII

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

Days before Super Bowl LIII, several prominent NBA players are standing in solidarity with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant and Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James both donned black Kaepernick jerseys ahead of their games this week as takes have heated up about the blackballed quarterback. Despite being a competent quarterback and willing to play as a backup, no team has signed Kaepernick since the end of the 2016 season, when he kneeled to protest police brutality and racial injustice during the National Anthem.

Patriots WR Julian Edelman gives simple Boston pitch to Anthony Davis

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Patriots WR Julian Edelman gives simple Boston pitch to Anthony Davis originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams will battle for the Lombardi Trophy in Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, but that isn't the only prize these cities are competing for. New Orleans Pelicans superstar center Anthony Davis has requested a trade, and two of the NBA's most storied franchises, the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers, are interested in acquiring him. Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman was asked Thursday about Davis potentially coming to Boston, and he gave a short pitch to the Pelicans star.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has priceless answer to whether he’s a better athlete than Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady answers a question in regards to whether or not he's a better athlete than Los Angeles Lakers forward Lebron James.

Monday Sports in Brief

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Anthony will not wind up playing for the Bulls, said the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because nothing can be finalized until the league office approves the deal. The league office was closed Monday to commemorate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The trade ends a short-lived saga for Anthony, who averaged 13.4 points in 10 games with the Rockets.

Wednesday Sports in Brief

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

He will have missed 13 consecutive games by the time Los Angeles returns from the road this weekend, matching the most games ever missed in one season by the four-time NBA MVP. The Lakers only say James will ''progress toward a return to game play'' after he rejoins practice next week. ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish prosecutors are seeking an international arrest warrant for New York Knicks player Enes Kanter, accusing him of membership in a terror organization.

Clemson-Alabama IV has precedents in other sports

Friday, January 4th, 2019

As much as Cleveland and Golden State became annual opponents in the NBA Finals before James left the Cavaliers last summer to join the Los Angeles Lakers after losing the title for the third time in four years to Curry and the Warriors, Clemson and Alabama have squared off in the winter to help determine college football's champion. The Tigers are set to square off against the Crimson Tide for the fourth straight year in the College Football Playoff in Monday night's title game. While most of the players have changed since Alabama won the first meeting for the championship in January 2016, the coaches have remained the same.

Thursday Sports in Brief

Friday, December 28th, 2018

Watson has caught 33 passes for 371 yards and two touchdowns this season in helping the Saints capture the top playoff seed in the NFC. BASEBALL WASHINGTON (AP) - Anibal Sanchez has a new team and his same catcher. The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a two-year, $19 million contract with right-hander Anibal Sanchez on Thursday.

This Week in U.S. Sports: LeBron goes down while Brady will go on forever

Thursday, December 27th, 2018

LeBron James sustained a groin injury for Christmas. The parents of an MLB prospect received a surprise that was years in the making. Up next, the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans will battle for an NFL playoff spot to start 2019.