The Boston Celtics have shown interested in free agent Reggie Evans, Dave Dombrowksi addresses Pablo Sandoval’s weight, the Celtics lose to the Timberwolves, 124-122, and the Bruins fall to the Blue Jackets, 6-4.
Celtics reportedly interested in signing free agent Reggie Evans:
Dave Dombrowski says he’s ‘not concerned’ about Pablo Sandoval’s weight: “I’m not concerned,’’ Dombrowski told the Globe. “We were watching him very closely all winter. We had people with him at least once a week. The goal was for Pablo to get in better overall condition and I feel like he did improve.’’ (The Boston Globe)
Evan Turner downplays Marcus Smart’s missed shot at the buzzer: “We could have drove it to the rack since we were down two and try to win it in overtime. Isaiah was open,’’ Evan Turner told reporters after the game when he was asked what they could have done differently on the final play. “Smart had a great game the whole game. A centimeter further and you guys would be saying he’s the greatest thing walking.’’ (CSNNE.com)
Losing is getting old for Dustin Pedroia: “It doesn’t matter if it’s last [place] or finishing second — losing stinks, man,’’ said Pedroia. “We’re trying to win. That’s it. It doesn’t matter if you finish last or second. I view it as the same.’’ (CSNNE.com)
Brad Marchand did not seem interested in discussing his misconduct penalty in Bruins’ loss: “With the Bruins trailing by two goals with just under five minutes remaining in the third period, Marchand was called for playing the puck with a high stick in the offensive zone. Visibly frustrated, he fired the puck into the end boards, well to the right of the Columbus net, after the whistle.’’ (NESN.com)
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