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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox continue to be cautious with Dustin Pedroia's left knee given wet conditions at Fenway. He's available to play tonight, but manager John Farrell prefers to stay away.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Does Kelly Olynyk, a restricted free agent, want to be back in Boston next season? "I'd love to be back. Unbelievable city, unbelievable fan base," he said. As for whether he expects to be back, Olynyk added, "I don't know. You control what you can control. I don't know if I will or not, but if I had the opportunity I would love to."

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3hChris Forsberg

Celtics' Thomas: Surgery on hip not top option

Isaiah Thomas says he has to wait until the swelling in his injured right hip goes down and he has another MRI before deciding on the next step in his recovery, but the Celtics guard believes surgery is not the No. 1 option.

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Isaiah Thomas to his doctors: "Let's make sure I come back even better. And I will."

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Isaiah Thomas said that surgery is not the number one option right now. Said he has seen one specialist for his hip injury thus far, but team has sent the info to others. "We're waiting on the swelling to go down … Hopefully I don't have to have surgery, but I know that is an option."

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3hTom Haberstroh

NBA clutch rankings: Two Celtics in top 10

Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford both make the list, but which one's clutch WPA (win probability added) in the playoffs tops MVP candidates Kevin Durant, James Harden and Stephen Curry?

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Al Horford: "I think that when you get a little taste of how fun it is to play in these types of [postseason] games and make it this far, I think that's even more motivation. I want to be a part of special teams and do special things."

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Gerald Green on if he wants to return to Boston next season: "Of course I want to come back. Why wouldn't I? I don't like starting something I can't finish. … Me and IT are really close friends. I've gained a lot of close friends on the team. I got drafted here. Brad is a genius. A man I love playing, it's an honor to play for him. Why wouldn't I want to come back to this organization when we're that close in getting a ring?"

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9hScott Lauber

Is Boston breaking David Price?

Forget postseason pressure. The Red Sox need their lefty now. But if he's ready -- and pitches like an ace -- it could buy him a ticket out of town.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Last season's quarterbacks have the highest QBR of anyone with at least 500 attempts over the last two years. Kirk Cousins isn't far behind.

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James on postgame embrace with Isaiah Thomas: "I was happy to‬ see him. Just give him a big hug from myself and my family."

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