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PBT Thursday morning one liners

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The Kings likely final game in Sacramento is nearly a sellout.

Scottie Pippen gets his bust inside the United Center tonight.

In his blog, Wizards owner Ted Leonsis said that “A new big three has announced its arrival – Wall, Crawford and Blatche.” He got one third of that right. (Tom Ziller pretty much hit the nail on the head here.)

The case for keeping GM Ernie Grunfeld around in Washington.

Phil Jackson is not sweating the standings.

What is Andrea Bargnani worth to the Raptors? Apparently not that much.

Carlos Boozer owns more iPads than you.

Memphis’ Jason Williams is officially done for the season. As if you didn’t already know that.

In New York, Andy Rautins also is done for the rest of the season.

To keep the theme going, in the Bay Area Andris Biedrins is done for the season.

Broadcast change in Los Angeles, looks like Joel Meyers is out as play-by-play man and Spero Dedes will step in.

Khloe Kardashian talks about her new show with hubby Lamar Odom.


Celtics ease to 124-91 win at Olimpia Milano in Global Games

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MILAN (AP) — The Boston Celtics eased to a 124-91 victory over Olimpia Milano at the Mediolanum Forum on Tuesday, comfortably winning the first of a double-header in Europe as part of the NBA Global Games.

Isaiah Thomas led the way for the Celtics with 18 points, including nine in his first seven minutes after coming off the bench midway through the first quarter.

Jared Sullinger added 14 points, as did Avery Bradley, who also had four three-pointers, while David Lee weighed in with 13 as well as seven rebounds and three assists.

Alessandro Gentile – who is reportedly wanted by the Houston Rockets, who hold NBA rights to the 22-year-old – top scored for Milano, with 19 points.

Next up for the Celtics is Real Madrid in Spain on Thursday.