I forgot to post these yesterday so see yesterday's links after the break.
Here are today's links from Boston Sports Media Watch.
Ray Allen hit a pair of three point shots in the final minute, including the game winner with 0.5 remaining on the clock to give the Celtics a 100-99 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. The win is the Celtics 12th in a row heading into another showdown with the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
Frank Dell’Apa has the Celtics right in the position they want to be - with one shot to win the game. Jeff Howe notes three things he saw in last night’s game. Rich Thompson has Doc Rivers trusting his players on the final play and shot.
Lenny Megliola hopes that tomorrow night’s Celtics/Lakers game is a Finals Preview. Bill Burt has Jo Jo White announcing his celebrity golf tournament to benefit the William L. Lane Cancer Center. Jessica Camerato has Big Baby expanding his game. Robert Lee says that an injury to Jameer Nelson could open up a slot for Ray Allen on the All Star team. Paul Flannery has the Celtics entering a crucial stretch in the Eastern Conference race.
Check the out of town coverage over at Philly.com. Also see CelticsLinks.com (updated with expanded sources)for more coverage and blog entries on the team and game.
Dell’Apa’s notebook has Doc Rivers star-struck over Allen’s shot. Thompson’s notebook has Big Baby turning in his first career double-double.
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After bouncing around the league for a few seasons, Julian Benbow says that Eddie House seems to have found a home in Boston. Steve Bulpett notes that confidence is the key to Glen Davis’ game. Mike Fine says that the Celtics need Leon Powe to step up his game right now. Robert Lee has the Celtics playing better now than during their 19 game winning streak earlier in the season.
Find other Celtics news and blog entries over at CelticsLinks.com.
Benbow’s notebook says that Kevin Garnett will again sit out tonight’s game against Philadelphia with the flu. Bulpett’s notebook says that he Celtics are not going to rush Garnett back into action.