Sports Centralby Cian Fahey
- We've moved to The Sports Central
- Avery Bradley's stuttering start to Boston Celtics career is no more
- New England Patriots - a case for keeping Brandon Lloyd
- Tom Brady's contract extension puts pressure on New England Patriots to perform in short-term
- Jeff Green's approach epitomizes Boston Celtics Post-Rajon Rondo
hoping to land marquee point guard Chris Paul of the New Orleans Hornets.
While it is no shock that the Celtics are hoping to improve their roster after last season's disappointment in the playoffs, the last position on the court anyone would have considered upgrading is point guard.
Rajon Rondo has been a vital piece for the Celtics over the past few seasons as the team has averaged 58.5 wins per season with him in the line-up.
However Garnett's passion and competitive spirit no longer eclipses his cumbersome and frail performances.
Garnett really struggled with the pace of the professional game last year, this isn't a surprise considering his recent injury problems.
Both sides look likely to play each other without key players on both sides of the football. Wide receivers Jeremy Maclin and Chad Ochocinco, even if he is not a key player, both look set to miss out as Maclin is listed as doubtful and Ochocinco has already been ruled out.
The Chiefs season has been decimated by injuries to key players such as Eric Berry, Tony Moeaki, Jamaal Charles and most recently, starting quarterback Matt Cassel.
Cassel is a former Patriot who the team traded to the Chiefs for a second round pick, along with Mike Vrabel, after the 2008 season.
The pessimism that is surrounding the NBA lockout talks appears to be neverending. As the chances of any season this year are dwindling away with the turning of the calender, as are the Boston Celtics' chances of continuing their recent successes on the back of the big three.
Last season, the Celtics looked old and slow as they were ousted by the Miami Heat in the NBA playoffs.
The Republic of Ireland will enter their crucial away tie with Estonia this Friday without one of their best and most experienced players.
Former Manchester United defender, and current Sunderland captain, John O'Shea will miss the trip to Estonia because of a hamstring injury.
With Kevin Doyle suspended, and Shane Long's fitness sidelining him, Robbie Keane's strike partner remains uncertain for Ireland's trip to Talin this Friday.
The New England Patriots are looking to get back on track today after being handed their second loss of the season, comprehensively, in Pittsburgh last weekend.
Returning to Foxboro to welcome the New York Giants won't be an easy rebound game for the team however.
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