Originally written on Crossover Chronicles  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day. 1: Jrue Holiday makes up for ET's missed FTs Evan Turner stepped to the line late in Sunday's 104-101 win over Phoenix with a chance to send everyone home happy not only with a win, but also with free Big Macs. You know how fans can get when it comes to those things. Turner missed his only free throw late and not only failed to provide the free sandwiches, but also gave Phoenix a last-second chance to tie the game (where surely the Sixers would reach the 105 points necessary to send everyone home with some free McDonald's). The Suns did not convert on that chance and Evan Turner could breathe a sigh of relief, apologizing for his missed free throw on Twitter after the game. Jrue Holiday though made sure the Sixers fans would go home happy with the most important thing -- the win. Holiday scored 33 points and dished out 13 assists doing everything for Philadelphia in the victory. Holiday was one off his career high in points and the 13 assists show he is growing as a point guard. More importantly, Philadelphia continues to play well with Andrew Bynum sitting on the shelf. 2: Glen Davis takes it on the chin Paul Pierce stepped into a 3-pointer in overtime and gave the Celtics the lead for good in Orlando. It was a bitter fight for the Celtics to score the 116-110 win over the Magic. It was all celebrations for the seasoned Celtics who just executed at the end and made baskets and plays when they needed. The Magic locker room was much more somber, recognizing that the chance for a big win had slipped away. Glen Davis in particular took the loss hard after scoring 15 points but shooting 3 for 12 from the floor. Davis put the loss squarely on his shoulders. He was very disappointed in his effort and said if he had "brought it," Orlando would have won. That might be going a bit far. The Celtics had 60 points in the paint and grabbed 17 offensive rebounds. The Celtics are not a great rebounding team, yet Kevin Garnett and Brandon Bass especially were able to attack the glass and have their way with the Magic in the paint. It could have been a lot worse for Orlando. Give the Magic credit though for fighting hard and giving the Celtics a great game. Yes, Orlando did have a chance to win. 3:  HIGHLIGHTS!!! Andre Miller the pick pocket J.R. Smith rips and dishes Tony Parker puts Toronto in spin cycle 4: Line of the Night: Rajon Rondo -- 15 points, 16 assists, 9 rebounds Rondo extended his streak of games with at least 10 assists to 37 games with a relatively easy performance against the Magic. Rondo had six assists at the end of the first quarter and nine assists at halftime. Rondo did some toying with Orlando in this game, working his magic to get into the lane and score relatively easy before setting up his teammates. 5:  You can quote me on that It’s great to have the weapons, to have the options out there on the floor. The floor is so much more spread out. We’re getting better at spreading the floor, and it’s just easier to operate out there. -Nets guard Deron Williams on the change in Brooklyn You know what? We were just so upset we played [so poorly] the second half, man, that just starts with myself. It starts with Paul and Rondo. I was kind of upset about that. More in overtime, we felt like more of an urgency to execute. And I thought we got really back to the basics. We made shots. -Celtics forward Kevin Garnett on having to fight in overtime [follow]
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Clint Trickett retires due to concussions, hid two

Drew Stanton likely out for the year, postseason included

Byron Scott: ‘Idiots’ think Lakers are better team without Kobe

Undrafted QB Connor Shaw to sign with Browns, likely start

Report: Alex Smith out Week 17 with lacerated spleen

Belichick: Garoppolo has better understanding of NFL

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Lionel Hollins: 'Honored and blessed to coach Kevin Garnett'

Curt Schilling gives Johnny Manziel advice on Twitter

The last time the Lions won in Green Bay

Carmelo Anthony: The Knicks are dying

Andre Johnson willing to take pay cut with Texans?

Mets star David Wright reaches out to sons of slain NYPD officer

Video: Rudy Gay tosses half-court alley-oop to McLemore

WATCH: Craig Sager is touched by outpouring of support during leukemia fight

Hiroki Kuroda returns to Japan, ditches Yankees

Kevin Garnett: ‘Very weird’ to see Celtics without Rajon Rondo

Report: New Jersey Devils fire head coach Peter DeBoer

Mark Richt confirms Todd Gurley will leave UGA for NFL

Frank Gore: Colin Kaepernick is 'not broke'

The story of Morgan Bulkeley and birth of National League

Five breakout stars in 2014

The 2014 NFL All-Help Offense

Five things the world learned about the NBA on Christmas

What if Bear Bryant coached in the NFL?

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Five breakout stars in 2014

The 2014 NFL All-Help Offense

Five things learned about NBA on X-Mas

What if Bear Bryant coached in the NFL?

Carmelo Anthony: The Knicks are dying

The last time the Lions won in Green Bay

Year's most notable sports media stories

'Roberto Gronkowski wishes fans Feliz Navidad

Are the Seahawks back on track?

Wright reaches out to slain officer's sons

Q&A with Rich Eisen; TNF, DirecTV and living in LA

Dan Le Batard sums up Miami's relationship with LeBron

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.