By: Chris Kouffman EAST PRACTICES Every year there seems to be one team’s roster I feel that I can sort out quickly and easily. This year, that roster belongs to the East team, coached by Minnesota Vikings Defensive Coordinator George Edwards.
In case you missed last night’s embarrassing loss to the Knicks or you’re just a masochist, here are the highlights. Boston now has two days off before facing the Portland Trailblazers at the Garden on Saturday. Also of note, tonight we will finally find out if Isaiah Thomas is named a starter for the East at the 2017 NBA All-Star game
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Le’Veon Bell has run for more than 100 yards in seven of his last eight games and set Steelers records for rushing yards in a regular-season game (236) and playoff game (170). On the surface, it would appear the Patriots are equipped to at least slow down Bell in the AFC championship game Sunday night at Gillette Stadium. They were third in the league during the regular season with 88.6 rushing yards allowed per game and tied for ninth with 3.9 yards allowed per carry.
Kawhi Leonard might have put together the most complete performance of his career on Tuesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves. He notched 34 points on 12/17 shooting, pulled down seven rebounds and dropped five dimes, all while limiting 2014 Rookie of the Year Andrew Wiggins to just 10 points. If someone asks what Leonard does well, “everything” would be an appropriate response.
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Mid-Season Form: Kawhi Leonard’s Most Complete Game Yet
People often ask Pete Mackanin how his winter is going, and the Phillies manager said he usually answers the same way.
Andrew Pullin was your selection as the #25 prospect in the Phillies’ organization. Pullin received 71 of 307 votes (23%) for a plurality victory. Carlos Tocci (56 votes, 18%) and Ricardo Pinto (54 votes, 18%) finished in a dead heat for second place
Prior to tip-off, we learned that Avery Bradley’s sore Achilles would force him to miss another game. I thought this news would be the low point of the night. I was wrong
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Recap: Derrick Rose, Knicks bench murder the Celtics
EVERY YEAR, the National Baseball Hall of Fame tasks accredited baseball journalists to decide which two or three players will be enshrined on a summer day in a small town in the bucolic crotch of the state of New York.