Irving has facial fracture; Horford probable for next game

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After an extremely busy Saturday night, the NBA schedule slows down Sunday, with just four games on the docket.

If they win in Brooklyn, they'll be riding a 13-game winning streak when they face Golden State in the TD Garden.

The Celtics rewarded their fans yet again, rattling off their 12th straight win, and this time doing it without Kyrie Irving.

There have been rumors circulating, in regards to Boston's interest in acquiring, the 76ers (benched) center Jahlil Okafor.

Since being hired in 2013, he has worked miracles with the Celtics and has overcome every obstacle and challenge thrown at him to continue to make them competitive.

We have seen Stevens do some impressive things, especially in the regular season, but he is setting an absurd standard right now. Stevens has no margin of error whatsoever in the standings, and he has a roster that looks like they should be making more negative than positive plays.

The Injury to Gordon Hayward has forced youngsters Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum and Semi Ojeleye into larger, unexpected roles.

Al Horford, who has been dealing with concussion symptoms, is in the starting lineup. He struggles to stay in front of most of his match-ups.

James Harden worked a step-back jumper. Why would he want to play here, for any period of time? We try to exploit that. The Raptors dropped to 7-5 after winning two straight.

"He said 'way to go, great win' so he obviously watched the rest of the game".

The Boston Celtics announced today that Kyrie Irving suffered a minor facial fracture in the first quarter of last night's 90-87 victory over the Charlotte Hornets.

BOSTON — As is always the case with injuries of this sort, the severity or lack of severity wont be revealed until the following day or perhaps even later.

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DeRozan is a dynamic mid-range scorer and Lowry is a bulldog who plays much bigger than his listed height. Kemba and Frank Kaminsky lost the ball, Dwayne Bacon threw some bad passes and Dwight Howard had an offensive foul and a travel called on him. "It can be played anywhere and have the same outcome".

Paul George scored 37 points and Russell Westbrook added 27 to lead the Thunder past the Mavericks 112-99. He has had his fleeting moments of prolific scoring, in the NBA and in college. Irving included, that's $76.2 million worth of unavailable talent. "I just wanted to win tonight".