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Morning sports update: Kendrick Perkins called Kevin Durant a ‘coward’ in Twitter exchange

The Bruins defeated the Jets 5-Four on Thursday evening. David Pastrnak led the best way for Boston, scoring a hat trick.

There have been loads of choices tonight, however @pastrnak96’s second of the sport takes the crown as your @JagermeisterUSA Shot of the Game. 🚀 pic.twitter.com/MrOA1DApC5

— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) January 10, 2020

And the Celtics misplaced to the 76ers, 109-98. It was the crew’s third straight defeat.

Both groups will likely be in motion tomorrow at 7 p.m. The Celtics will face the Pelicans at dwelling, whereas the Bruins will play the Islanders on the highway.

Kendrick Perkins and Kevin Durant went backwards and forwards on Twitter: On Thursday, Rockets guard Russell Westbrook returned to Oklahoma City for the primary time since being traded in the offseason. It was a second that clearly garnered consideration on SportsHeart.

Former Celtics heart Kendrick Perkins — who additionally performed for the Thunder from 2011-2015 — is now an ESPN pundit, and introduced on Twitter that he was going to explain Westbrook as Oklahoma City’s greatest participant ever.

He was met with disagreement from Celtics.com host Mark D’Amico:

He put collectively the most effective profession inside that group, however he’s positively not the most effective participant to have ever placed on a jersey for them. Cmon Perk!

— Marc D’Amico (@Marc_DAmico) January 9, 2020

Perkins responded by noting that Kevin Durant, one other former Thunder nice, “left the door open.”

I believe Russ walked proper into the door called “Second Round of the Playoffs” – THREE STRAIGHT TIMES!

— Marc D’Amico (@Marc_DAmico) January 9, 2020

After Perkins responded once more, Durant himself jumped in to notice some related stats relating to the Thunder’s “starting center” that yr:

Yea and our beginning heart @KendrickPerkins averaged a whopping 2 and three throughout that sequence. U performed laborious tho champ lol

— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) January 10, 2020

The backwards and forwards continued:


— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) January 10, 2020

Eventually, Perkins mentioned that Durant gained a championship by taking the “coward way out.”

That’s superb!!! You labored that arduous and nonetheless needed to go be part of a 73-9 crew. Truth be instructed you don’t even really feel like a actual Champ, you could have laborious time sleeping at evening huh figuring out that you just took the coward manner out!!!

— Kendrick Perkins (@KendrickPerkins) January 10, 2020

Both Durant and Perkins gained championships outdoors of Oklahoma City. Perkins was a member of the 2008 Celtics, whereas Durant gained two titles with the Warriors after leaving the Thunder in the summer time of 2016.

Trivia: David Pastrnak is presently on tempo to attain 64 objectives this season, although the 23-year-old nonetheless has a methods to go. If he reached the 60-goal threshold, he can be simply the second Czech participant to take action. Who was the primary?

(Answer on the backside).

Hint: He performed for the Bruins in the course of the 2013 season.

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  • Boston native Carl Pierre reaches 1,000 profession factors at UMass

Newly launched Giants head coach Joe Judge gave a nod to Bill Belichick:

“Don’t sit in a meeting and tell me what you don’t have in a player. … Tell me what they can do.”

—New Giants head coach Joe Judge with a motivating message because of mentor Bill Belichick 🔥 pic.twitter.com/fU0yWldFe9

— ESPN (@espn) January 10, 2020

The Revolution chosen heart again Henry Kessler with the sixth total choose in the MLS SuperDraft on Thursday:

Quick 👀 at #NERevs sixth total #SuperDraft Pick, Henry Kessler pic.twitter.com/uStLjWCzCo

— New England Revolution (@NERevolution) January 9, 2020

The uncommon goalie purpose:

GOALIE GOAL ALERT! 🚨pic.twitter.com/CNZtIBo8eQ

— NBC Sports (@NBCSports) January 10, 2020

On this present day: In 1982, Joe Montana led the 49ers on a game-winning drive towards the Cowboys in the NFC Championship sport. The drive culminated with Montana throwing an iconic landing cross to a leaping Dwight Clark, which grew to become merely often called “The Catch.”

In the gang that day was four-year-old Tom Brady, who idolized each Montana and Clark.

It’s the Number 2️⃣ play on the “NFL 100 Greatest” checklist.
Remembering Dwight Clark and ‘The Catch’ ❤️💛#NFL100 Greatest Games checklist continues subsequent week on @NFLNetwork pic.twitter.com/NlimHmR6b8

— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) September 21, 2019

Daily spotlight: Chris Paul with the nutmeg.

That’s simply impolite, Mr. Paul. 😏 #nutmeg #havinghisway @CP3 | #ThunderUp pic.twitter.com/B3NEE9V9xU

— OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) January 10, 2020

Trivia reply: Jaromir Jagr

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