BOSTON Teams

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics swingman Jaylen Brown is choosing family over fan base for Sunday's AFC title game. Said Brown: "Good luck to the Patriots but I hope my cousin [Jaguars CB AJ Bouye] picks off [Tom] Brady three times and takes it to the house. ... Expect me to come to the game on Sunday with my AJ Bouye jersey."

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Captains LeBron James, Stephen Curry spoiled with ASG talent (0:58)
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Embiid scores 26, Sixers beat Celtics 89-80 (2:18)
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Embiid on Rihanna: 'Move on to the next one' (0:24)
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Bergeron tallies a hat trick in Bruins' win (0:39)
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Embiid elbows Brown during celebration (0:25)
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Tatum rises up to stuff Anderson (0:15)
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Morris bloodied by teammate's elbow (0:36)
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Tatum fools defender for layup (0:19)
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Can Jags topple Brady and the Patriots? (0:51)
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Irving says his rest is 'precautionary' (2:17)
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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyrie Irving on the sore left shoulder that will keep him out Thursday vs. Philadelphia: "Structurally, everything is good in my shoulder and I'm [going to] do what's best, take a few days to strengthen it up even more and then try to give it a go Sunday. … Just precautionary stuff and just making sure everything is alright from a strength perspective."

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LeBron, Curry win ASG voting, to be captains

LeBron James received the most votes in the Eastern Conference, while Stephen Curry was tops in the West. They will serve as All-Star Game captains and pick their teams, which will be announced Jan. 25.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

The Celtics have set up a tribute to Jo Jo White with his jersey draped on his familiar seat at TD Garden. Workers are wearing No. 10 pins in his honor.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyrie Irving said a shoulder MRI came back negative but he's been sore. He's hopeful to be back on court as early as Sunday vs Magic.

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Is This Injury Bad For The Patriots?

Mina Kimes, Papi, and a flu mask wearing Dan Le Batard question if Bortles has a chance to win now that Brady has an injury, if there is a reason to bring Kawhi back and if Jalen Rose is right to call out Paul Pierce for being petty.