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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas on teammate Marcus Smart and his key late-game offensive rebound: "That's what Marcus does. Especially when the game's on the line, he makes the biggest plays of the game."

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart: "I can impact the game without scoring and things like that. I'm trying to get the team involved and get those guys going."

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Celtics edge Heat behind Thomas' 30 points (1:18)

Kevin Seifert NFL Nation 

NFL coaches, owners and executives are arriving for the first official session of their 2017 meetings. They're al facing a large gauntlet of electronic media seeking reactions to the Raiders' pending relocation to Oakland. Here is Patriots owner Bob Kraft and Jets owner Woody Johnson. Kraft said he thinks the Raiders' move would be "great."

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics 112, Heat 108: Boston is now tied with the Cleveland Cavaliers for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. Ten days until the final head-to-head meeting between the teams at TD Garden.

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Smart does it all to set up Thomas (0:32)
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Johnson makes highlight reel reverse layup (0:21)
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Brown accelerates and slams it over Johnson (0:16)
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Thomas intercepts pass, takes it rest of the way (0:16)
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Smart sinks running 3 at the buzzer (0:24)
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Dragic somehow gets circus shot to fall (0:15)

ESPN Staff  

Patriots coach Bill Belichick stopped by Diamondbacks' spring training on Sunday and visited with Chief Baseball Analyst Tony La Russa.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Scene-setter from the NFL's annual meeting at the Arizona Biltmore: Bill Belichick and Dan Quinn arrive at the same time and walk through almost side by side. Seven weeks later, the two Super Bowl coaches are linked again.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Avery Bradley back in the starting lineup vs. the Heat after missing Friday's game due to illness.

ESPN Stats and Information  

The Cavs lead the Celtics by a 1/2 game for the top seed in the East. The two teams face each other on April 5 in Cleveland. Prior to that, the Cavs face a major test on the road vs. the Spurs, and the Celts play the hot Milwaukee Bucks.

ESPN Stats and Information  

With the Red Wings' postseason streak (25 years) about to end, the Spurs will now have the longest active postseason streak in the four major sports (20 years). The Packers, Patriots (8) and Dodgers (4) are well-behind San Antonio.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox remain "hopeful" of Hanley Ramirez (shoulder) playing first base before end of spring training but also realistic that camp breaks in four days, manager John Farrell says. As such, utilityman Josh Rutledge is getting reps at first base, too, as righty-hitting platoon partner for Mitch Moreland.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Allen Craig (making $11 million this season) and Rusney Castillo ($10.5 million) among seven players shipped back to minors by Red Sox.