PBT: Paul Pierce doesn't buy into the talk that Boston needs to break up its Big Three. "I want to retire a Celtic," he said.
HBT: Alex Rodriguez will not exaggerate the scope of his injury, and get a doctor to sign off on it, as a way of getting out of his contract. That's illegal.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Michal Handzus scored the lone goal in a shootout on the first attempt to give the unbeaten San Jose Sharks a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - LaMarcus Aldridge hit a turnaround jumper at the final buzzer and the Portland Trail Blazers came back from a 21-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 106-104 on Tuesday night.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Kyle Wiltjer scored a career-high 26 points and Nerlens Noel set a school record with 12 blocked shots as Kentucky beat No. 16 Mississippi 87-74 on Tuesday night.