Daily Noontime – March 1, 2012

Kevin Garnett paced the Celtics with 25 points and 10 rebounds against the Bucks on Wednesday! (Photo Credit: Boston.com)

By NoontimeSports.com 

Happy Thursday to everyone, and also, Happy March 1st, too! Here are some headlines and news from the Hub, (Boston)!

* The Boston Celtics are 2-0 since the All-Star break, as they defeated the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, 102-96. Boston is now an even 17-17, and will return to the hard wood on Friday when they host the New Jersey Nets. Also, the Celtics are now three-games behind Philadelphia in the Atlantic Division, and seventh in the Eastern Conference.

Kevin Garnett, who tallied a game-high 25 points on Wednesday, told reporters that he’s “good” despite dealing with various off the court issues. He’s been a major factor for the Green and White these past few days, and for more — CLICK HERE for the ESPNBotson blog post.

* The Boston Bruins finished the month of February with five wins and eight losses. However, being a new month, the Black and Gold will try to set things right on Thursday when they host New Jersey for a 7:00pm face-off. The Devils are on a three-game skid and haven’t earned a victory since defeating Toronto in overtime on Feb. 21.

* Finally, according to a few sources, MLB will most likely announce a new playoff system on Thursday, which would expand the current system from 8 to 10 teams. For more information on this possible change – CLICK HERE.

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