Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA Celtics starters tonight: Robert Williams Al Horford Jayson Tatum Marcus Smart Dennis Schroder Jazz starters: Rudy Gobert Royce O’Neale Bojan Bogdanovic Donovan Mitchell Mike Conley – 8:49 PM
Sean Grande @SeanGrandePBP Celtics at Jazz – Vivint Arena – December 3, 2021 – Starting Lineups Boston – Smart, Schroder, Tatum, Horford, R. Williams Utah – Mike Conley, Donovan Mitchell, Bojan Bogdanovic, Royce O’Neale, Rudy Gobert OUT: Boston: Brown Utah: Udoka Azubuike pic.twitter.com/ijdmD4UXW6 – 8:36 PM
Josh Newman @Joshua_Newman Utah came with the rush, nice job by Anthony Brown to step up and get rid of it, but Utah is getting off the field on third down to open the game. Nicely done. – 8:30 PM
Josh Newman @Joshua_Newman Utah offensive line as warmups near conclusion. LT: Bam Olaseni LG: Keaton Bills C: Nick Ford RG: Sataoa Laumea RT: Braeden Daniels Only semi-question in there was Bills after he got rolled up on vs. Colorado. – 7:45 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics “He came back this year extra motivated and has looked great since training camp,” Coach Udoka says of Al Horford. “So I’m not surprised what he’s doing.” – 7:40 PM
Jamie Hudson @JamieHudson_ Blazers Injury Report: Anfernee Simons (right ankle sprain), Damian Lillard (abdominal tendinopathy – injury management) and Nassir Little (left ankle sprain) are out for Saturday’s game at Boston. – 6:36 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold Anfernee Simons (right ankle sprain) joins Damian Lillard (abdominal tendinopathy – injury management) and Nassir Little (left ankle sprain) as out for Saturday’s game versus Boston. – 6:36 PM
David Locke @DLocke09 4 of the top 10 plpayers in the NBA with the most off the dribble three point shot attempts this season are shooting below 30% on those shots – Damian Lillard, Jayson Tatum, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Paul George – 5:28 PM
Andy Larsen @andyblarsen Love the feeling of anticipation before a big game. How about the emotional turmoil our guys have faced in the last 2 yrs? Who could forget the history of critical transfers between the squads? Can the local boys beat the vaunted team in green? Jazz. Celtics. 7 PM. Can’t wait! – 5:17 PM
David Locke @DLocke09 Jayson Tatum with Jaylen Brown on the court this season has been shooting 36% from field and 23% from three. When Brown is off the floor he is shooting 42% and 35% from 3 – 4:49 PM
DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog scored 1:16 into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Saturday night for their 15th straight win at home. Colorado became the first NHL team to win 15 consecutive home games since the Washington Capitals did it Jan. 1 to March 4, 2017. The Avalanche won their previous two home games in shootouts and have won six in a row overall. Landeskog got the winner, his 15th goal of the season, on a feed from Valeri Nichushkin. His one-timer
Australia reported 58 deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday, as the two most populous states, New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria, said students would be tested twice weekly for the Omicron variant when classes resume next week. NSW reported 34 deaths of patients with COVID-19, while Victoria state saw 14 deaths, and Queensland reported 10 deaths. Health officials said they believe an Omicron outbreak has peaked in NSW and Victoria, which reported 20,324 and 13,091 new cases respectively on Sunday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans had the No. 1 seed and home-field advantage along with Derrick Henry making a return just in time for the postseason. Once again, playing in Music City just wasn't enough for this franchise. Not with all the mistakes the Titans made Saturday in losing their AFC divisional game to Cincinnati 19-16. “It’s super shocking,” Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan said. “None of us expected this." The Titans clinched the AFC's No. 1 seed with a win in the regular-
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his 28th and 29th goals of the season in the third period, Nicklas Backstrom pounced on a turnover to get the winner 1:13 into overtime and the Washington Capitals rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night. Backstrom also assisted on Ovechkin’s second goal, which tied Chris Kreider of the New York Rangers for the NHL lead. Backstrom then took the puck off a Senators defender deep in Ottawa's zone and beat goaltender Matt Murray wi
Hundreds of people joined a convoy led by truckers in B.C. protesting hazardous road conditions on the province's highways. The rally, organized by the West Coast Trucking Association, made its way from Surrey to Vancouver Saturday afternoon, in hopes of bringing awareness to the icy and dangerous road conditions truckers say they've had to deal with this winter season. Driver Jasmeet Dhaliwal says the road conditions this winter are the worst he's experienced in his six years of work. "When we
From Baltimore City to Baltimore County, community leaders, parents and lawmakers joined together Saturday to address violence and how to prevent it. Safe Streets and city leaders marched down East Monument Street, turning grief into action and to remember one of their own, Safe Streets worker DaShawn McGrier. Police said McGrier and two other men were fatally shot Wednesday night. A fourth man was injured in the shooting. Saturday's rally comes amid an already violent January.
GUELPH, Ont. — The London Knights scored four unanswered goals and rallied from a two-goal deficit to defeat the Guelph Storm 5-3 in the Ontario Hockey League Saturday for its second win in a row. Cody Morgan, Sean McGurn, Antonio Stranges and Luke Evangelista each had a goal and an assist for the division-leading Knights (21-9-1-0). Gerard Keane rounded out the offence, and goalie Owen Flores stopped 20 pucks in the win. Jake Karabela, Michael Buchinger and Braeden Bowman replied for the Storm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Jake LaRavia scored a career-high 31 points on 9-of-13 shooting and grabbed a season-best 10 rebounds to help Wake Forest beat North Carolina 98-76 on Saturday night. Alondes Williams had 20 points and tied his career high with three blocks and Daivien Williamson scored 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting for Wake Forest (16-4, 6-3 ACC). Williamson scored the first seven points and added a 3-pointer in a 20-5 run that gave Wake Forest a 41-28 lead when Williams hit a 3 with 3:19 left in the first half and the Tar Heels never again threatened.
DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The last of the escaped monkeys from the crash of a truck towing a trailer load of 100 of the animals was accounted for by late Saturday, a day after the pickup collided with a dump truck on a Pennsylvania highway, authorities said. Several monkeys had escaped following Friday’s collision, Pennsylvania State Police said. But only one had remained unaccounted for as of Saturday morning, prompting the Pennsylvania Game Commission and other agencies to launch a search for it am
Dual forces of climate change and cultural genocide overlap to devastating effect in “The Territory,” threatening not just a native community but a wider ecosystem — and cheered on by the actively hostile powers that be. Riveting and despairing in equal measure, freshman director Alex Pritz’s documentary immerses us over the course of three years […]