After Craig got some financial backing — $50,000 worth — from the nice folks over at ReserveBar.com to finance his “Bart Scott Dodgeball Challenge,” Jerry Recco got us all up to speed on everything that happened on the hardwood last night and beyond.
He started things off in Boston, where the Nets defeated the Celtics, 95-83, and garnered morning headlines after taking part in, what could turn out to be, a team-unifying scuffle with the Celtics.
The ruckus began thanks to an overreaction from Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo after a routine foul that Kris Humphries committed on Kevin Garnett late in the second quarter. When the dust settled, Rondo, Humphries and Gerald Wallace were all ejected.
The Knicks also won, beating the Bucks in Milwaukee, 102-88, although they did so without incident. They were led by Carmelo Anthony and his 29 points in 30 minutes. Pablo Prigioni also came up big, playing the best game of his young Knicks career.
Plus, the Yanks reesign Andy Pettitte to a healthy one-year deal worth $11 million, the Braves sign B.J. Upton and Mark Sanchez faced the music after having his head gobbled up by Brandon Moore’s backside on Thanksgiving. Colin Kaepernick was named the 49ers’ starting quarterback over Alex Smith in what Boomer described as a “unique situation” out there in San Francisco. Ndamukong Suh got fined $30,000 after his actions on Turkey Day left Matt Schaub seeing stars, and there is further proof that Jerry Recco is not without fault…