Bob Neumeier has the headlines and highlights for Thursday evening, including:
The Celtics, fresh off their Christmas Day win in Brooklyn, attempting to break the Clippers' 14-game winning streak tonight in Los Angeles,
The reeling Nets firing coach Avery Johnson,
Seven Patriots earning Pro Bowl berths,
The Jets turning back to Mark Sanchez, and not Tim Tebow, as their starting quarterback in place of the injured Greg McElroy, and
The Red Sox contacting free agent first baseman Adam LaRoche, which may be a signal they're walking away from the Mike Napoli deal.