Clearly the Celtics have loftier goals, but with last night's win against the Pacers, they put themselves in the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference playoff chase.
It should be a good day to be a sports fan in Boston because there is action on the TV from the early afternoon to the wee hours of Sunday morning.
With Rajon Rondo out with suspension, Jason Terry stepped in and led the Celtics to a win. Unfortunately, they gained ground on no one in the Atlantic.
12 games were on the docket Friday night, including a few high-profile Atlantic Division teams in action. Here's what happened in all of them
The Boston Red Sox have shored up their catcher position behind Jarrod Saltalamacchia by signing David Ross to a two-year deal, according to multiple reports.
The Celtics are in fourth place, and some surprising teams find themselves at the top of the standings with a week and a half gone by in the NBA season
The Celtics are now in fourth in the Atlantic Division after Friday's loss, and some unexpected teams find themselves on top of their divisions around The Association.
The Celtics dropped to 2-3, the Lakers improved to 2-4, the Knicks are 4-0 and the other action from a full Friday night of hoops.
New Miami Heat shooting guard Ray Allen said in a radio interview that the Celtics essentially forced him to go to the Heat after offering him a subpar contract.
Lyle McCombs was arrested Friday night, and is reportedly expected to sit out the first quarter against No. 22 Rutgers as a result.
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