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Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas has scored fewer than 30 points in each of his last five games, his second-longest streak of the season. The Celtics are 4-1 in the last five games Thomas has played. During his eight-game streak of sub-30-point games in November and December, the Celtics were 5-3.

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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

David Price is still at least a few days from initiating a full-fledged throwing program after getting seen by the Red Sox's medical staff earlier today, according to manager John Farrell in his pregame meeting with reporters.

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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Too soon to know if reliever Tyler Thornburg (shoulder) will be ready for Opening Day, but even if he is, "hard to anoint Tyler Thornburg as our eighth-inning guy" right away, Red Sox manager John Farrell told reporters. Thornburg will pitch Friday, first game action in three weeks.

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Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Great hire by UMass in Pat Kelsey. Said many times, Kelsey gets it. He is all class and isn't afraid to speak out on common sense issues.

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Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

UMass officially announces Pat Kelsey as its new head coach:

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Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Winthrop's Pat Kelsey will be the next head coach at UMass, sources told ESPN.

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Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

UMass has hired Winthrop coach Pat Kelsey, sources told ESPN. Heck of a move by athletic director Ryan Bamford.

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The Celtics can clinch a playoff spot on Tuesday with a loss from either the Bucks or Heat, or if both the Pistons and Bulls fall. After beating the Wizards on Monday, Boston is now 2 1/2 games ahead of Washington for the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference and just 2 games behind the Cavs for the top seed.

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