|Apr. 8 10:17 PM PT11:17 PM MT12:17 AM CT1:17 AM ET5:17 AM GMT1:17 PM 北京时间10:17 PM MST12:17 AM EST11:17 PM CT-Finley made three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with 14 points as the Boston Celtics capitalized on another injury to a Toronto player by beating the Raptors 115-104 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Finley nearly didn't play after he strained his back picking up his luggage at the team hotel. Boston trainer Ed Lacerte loosened the 37-year-old Finely up with a massage, and the veteran reserve pitched in 11 points in the fourth
|Mar. 5 2:29 PM PT3:29 PM MT4:29 PM CT5:29 PM ET10:29 PM GMT6:29 AM 北京时间3:29 PM MST5:29 PM EST4:29 PM CT-Finley has signed with the Boston Celtics.
Analysis: The veteran asked for and was granted his release from the Spurs earlier this week. He will earn a prorated portion of the veteran's minimum of $1.1 million. Celtics coach Doc Rivers said Friday that he expects Finley to join the team in Boston on Saturday and debut the next day against the Washington Wizards. A career 37 percent shooter from 3-point range, Finley's percentage dipped to 31.7 percent this season. He's averaging 3.7 points in 15.8 minutes.
|Mar. 1 2:17 PM PT3:17 PM MT4:17 PM CT5:17 PM ET10:17 PM GMT6:17 AM 北京时间3:17 PM MST5:17 PM EST4:17 PM CT-The San Antonio Spurs have waived Finley after nearly five seasons. The Spurs said Monday that Finley had asked to be released from his contract, which was in its final year. The 36-year-old saw his playing time cut drastically this season after being demoted to the bench.
Analysis: Finley, who will turn 37 this week, can still sign with a playoff contender. Finley missed several weeks with an ankle injury and appeared in just 25 games, averaging 8.5 points and 3.5 rebounds. He joined the Spurs in 2005 in search of an NBA championship, which he finally got in 2007.
|Dec. 6 9:42 PM PT10:42 PM MT11:42 PM CT12:42 AM ET5:42 AM GMT1:42 PM 北京时间10:42 PM MST12:42 AM EST11:42 PM CT-Coach Gregg Popovich said Finley is "within a week or a week and a half" of returning before the Spurs' 92-76 loss in Charlotte on Friday.
Analysis: It is unclear when Finley, who averages 5.2 points, will return to action for the Spurs.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the latest development at Patriots training camp. Chris says Darrelle Revis has looked great, and that his impact on the defense is actually being underplayed nationally.
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Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
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Joh, Gerry and Buck opened the show by discussing the latest rumors surrounding Jon Lester.
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