A year ago, Mike Carp seemed to get the big hit in the right spot. This season, it hasn't been the same. Given a chance Thursday, Carp makes good on his opportunity.
Danny Ainge says Avery Bradley's new deal with the Celtics still has some "final details" to be worked out.
Jon Lester deserves a win for his efforts Thursday, but though he doesn't get one, that won't detract from his outing.
"If they were 51-39 heading into today, A.J. Pierzynski would be on this team right now" - Andy Gresh