Barbosa (illness) probable for game vs. Timberwolves

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Barbosa (illness) probable for game vs. Timberwolves

WALTHAM Leandro Barbosa was able to participate in the Boston Celtic's shootaround this morning and is probable for tonight's game against Minnesota.

Barbosa (illness) did not practice with the Celtics the last two days. His return adds more depth to a C's lineup that should be even stronger in the backcourt with Rajon Rondo returning to the lineup after a two-game suspension.

Barbosa is still under the weather and declined to speak this morning. He has appeared in 17 games this season (one start) for Boston, averaging 6.3 points and 1.5 assists in 14 minutes per game.

Also, Celtics rookie Kris Joseph is expected to suit up tonight for the C's as well with Fab Melo and Avery Bradley remaining on the inactive list.

Joseph, who has shuttled back and forth between Boston and the C's D-League affiliate (the Maine Red Claws), embraces every opportunity he gets to play whether it's in Boston or with the Red Claws.

"I'm just trying to keep getting better," he told CSNNE.com. "Going against Paul (Pierce) and Jeff (Green) in practices and taking what I learn to practice and games in Maine, is only going to make me a better player in the long run."

Carrabis: Red Sox coaches were upset at John Farrell's usage of Craig Kimbrel

Carrabis: Red Sox coaches were upset at John Farrell's usage of Craig Kimbrel

Jared Carrabis says he was told that some Boston Red Sox coaches were not happy with the way John Farrell was over-using Craig Kimbrel, perhaps because he was trying to save his job.

Paul George takes to Twitter to explain moving truck

Paul George takes to Twitter to explain moving truck

The internet went crazy on Friday when a fan posted an image of what appeared to be moving trucks outside of Paul George’s house.

While the Pacers star could eventually be on the move this summer via trade, he took to Twitter to explain why the trucks don't necessarily mean he's moving right now. 

The Celtics held trade talks for George on during the NBA Draft, but could not complete a deal.

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According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Cavaliers, Pacers and Nuggets have reportedly discussed a three-way deal that would send Paul George to Cleveland and Kevin Love to Denver.

The deal is similar to the one Brian Scalabrine proposed during draft night that involved the Celtics, Cavaliers and Pacers.