Emerson Today reports most of the Portland Trail Blazers, in town to face the Celtics tonight, got trapped in an elevator at Emerson for 30 minutes yesterday, on their way to practice at the school's Max Mutchnick Campus Center
A Brighton Municipal Court judge today set bail at $50,000 for Jabari Bird, 24, at his arraignment on charges of strangulation, kidnapping, and assault and battery, for a four-hour incident on Sept. 7 in Brighton, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
McClatchy reports US Rep. Devin Nunes of California used political donations to buy some $15,000 worth of Celtics tickets last year.
Nunes, R-Calif., has reportedly been a Celtics fan since high school, though he grew up in Tulare, California. He used the money from his political action committee last year on three occasions to buy tickets.
As the Celtics were retiring Paul Pierce's number, Boston Police were tweeting out an honor to Red Auerbach for his role in hiring blacks for the Celtics. The department took the tweet down not long after, when people began questioning it, but, of course nothing ever really dies on the Internet.
Isaiah Thomas writes about getting The Call from Danny Ainge.
People had these signs they made, and I can still see them: THIS IS FOR CHYNA. WE <3 ISAIAH. That sort of thing. Then they did a moment of silence, the whole arena, in Chyna’s honor. And it was like … man. I just realized, in that moment, that I didn’t need the court to shield me. I didn’t need to block it all out, and pretend I wasn’t grieving. I didn’t have to be alone in this. The whole arena was right there with me. Honestly, it felt like the whole city of Boston was with me.