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The Toronto Raptors have agreed to sign veteran shooting guard Mickael Pietrus, USA TODAY Sports has learned.
According to two people with knowledge of the situation, veteran small forward Dominic McGuire is likely to be released by the Raptors in order to make room for Pietrus. The Raptors (3-13) need help, and the addition of Pietrus is expected to be finalized on Friday.
Terms have not been released, but guessing Peaches got more than the veteran's minimum, as he was holding out for. If he was going to sign for the minimum, Pietrus would have chosen a contending team. Best of luck to Pietrus north of the border.
Thanks JHB for the tip.
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The Boston Celtics met the Brooklyn Nets earlier tonight at the TD Garden arena, and things got wild. Kris Humphies "punched" if you will, Kevin Garnett in the face while he was going up for a shot. Celtics guard Rajon Rondo didn't like what he saw and went after Kris. The fight went into the crowd, but nothing really seemed to happen after that. Not nearly...
The NBA will decide by tomorrow afternoon whether Rajon Rondo receives a suspension for his part in the "brawl" last night.
Video courtesy of WEEI's Mike Petraglia.
On Wednesday the Celtics lost to the Brooklyn Nets 95-83 on their home court, and Doc Rivers refused to mince words afterwards.
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And you guys wonder why I hate the NBA. Sure, it’s great to see Rajon Rondo shove Kris Humphries into the stands because Humphries is a complete douche who deserves to get his ass kicked by the entire Celtics team.
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Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo was ejected in the second quarter of Wednesday night's game against Brooklyn when he shoved Kris Humphries after the Nets forward knocked Kevin Garnett to the ground with a hard foul.
Humphries was given two technical fouls and ejected. Nets forward Gerald Wallace, who joined the fray under the Boston basket, was given one technical, but...
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I am in the minority here that I have no problem with Rondo's decision to back up Kevin, who was just wacked in the face on a dirty cheap play. What I do have a problem with is that this escalated and the Nets walked away as winners since the trade off was Kris Humphries for Rajon Rondo, which ultimately costed Boston the game and more importantly, stopped the assist streak...