The Padres reportedly have an eye on Pablo Sandoval, Paul Pierce expresses his affection for Boston, and the Celtics lose to the Clippers.
Padres reportedly send scout to observe Pablo Sandoval: There’s a San Diego Padres scout here taking a close look at Pablo Sandoval, post-back injury. Does the story go beyond that? It’s anyone’s guess. (The Boston Globe)
Celtics fall to Clippers, 114-90: DeAndre Jordan had 15 points and 13 rebounds, Chris Paul added 13 points and 14 assists and the Los Angeles Clippers cruised to a 114-90 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night. (Boston.com)
Red Sox celebrate David Ortiz’s last spring training game: “I wasn’t expecting any of it,” Ortiz said. “But it happened. Whenever somebody comes to you with a gift, it’s always welcome, right?” (The Boston Globe)
Paul Pierce expresses his deep connection with the city of Boston: “Boston is always going to be a second home for me,” he said. “And I’m always going to see myself coming back. Me and Kevin (Garnett) talk about when we go back, check out a game. It’s always going to be love. I’m always going to have a special place in their heart and they’re always going to have a special place in mine.” (NESN.com)
Celtics’ Jae Crowder hopes to return Thursday vs. Blazers: Boston Celtics guard/forward Jae Crowder is targeting Thursday’s matchup at Portland for his return following a high ankle sprain injury earlier this month. (CSNNE.com)
Paul Pierce questionable after spraining ankle against Celtics: Just when the Los Angeles Clippers were on the verge of returning to full form, with Blake Griffin eligible to finally rejoin the action at the start of next week, they lost Paul Pierce to a sprained right ankle during their 114-90 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night. (ESPN.com)