From Comcast SportsNetSEATTLE (AP) -- A new arena in Seattle that could bring the NBA back to the Puget Sound appears a step closer to reality.Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has issued a statement late Monday night saying he welcomes the news that the Seattle City Council has decided to support bringing basketball back to Seattle.McGinn's statement came after KING-TV and The Seattle Times reported, citing anonymous sources, that the City Council and arena investor Chris Hansen had agreed upon changes to the original memorandum of understanding that would address transportation concerns in the area around the proposed arena.A formal announcement on the agreement is expected Tuesday.McGinn says while Seattle still doesn't have a team, "Sonics fans have a reason to smile today."
The Boston Celtics' meeting with free agent center Al Horford "went very well," a source told The Boston Globe's Adam Himmelsbach.
The source also added that the Celtics have a "good chance" of signing Horford.
Kevin Paul Dupont joins Sports Tonight to discuss the Bruins signing former St. Louis Blue David Backes to a 5-year, $30 million deal.
Hardy and Merloni on Sports Tonight talk about John Farrell and the possibility that he could be fired by Dave Dombrowski soon.