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BOSTON (AP) - Marcus Morris hit a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds left and the Boston Celtics stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-99. Jayson Tatum led the Celtics with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Morris added 21 points and four rebounds as Boston snapped the Thunder's six-game win streak. Russell Westbrook finished with 27 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for Oklahoma City, which fell apart in the closing minutes.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - New Patriots cornerback Jason McCourty says it was always a dream to play alongside his twin brother Devin in the NFL. That dream is now a reality after Jason's trade to the New England Patriots. Jason has never competed in a playoff game during his nine-year career. He thinks his familiarity with several Patriots players will help to ease the transition to his third NFL team.

NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA has fined Gerald Green of the Houston Rockets $25,000 for shoving Gorgui Dieng of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Green was ejected for coming to teammate Chris Paul's defense after Dieng pushed him down after a foul. The league also fined Marcus Morris of the Boston Celtics $15,000 for verbally abusing an official.

(AP) - For the second straight year, a major winter storm has scrambled West Virginia's travel plans for the NCAA Tournament. About 20 hours after arriving back on campus from the West Coast, the Mountaineers left Tuesday to begin preparations for Friday's Sweet 16 appearance in Boston against Villanova. The Mountaineers had returned Monday night from a 2,500-mile trip to San Diego, only to find out a few hours later they'd have to leave a day early for the regional semifinals.

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Disgruntled Ottawa Senators fans want owner Eugene Melnyk to know exactly how they feel. They want him to sell the team, and their message is hard to miss. Four billboards with the message #MelnykOut have gone up at four spots across the city. The Senators advanced to the Eastern Conference final last season but will miss the playoffs this year.

(AP) - Larry Kwong, the first player of Asian heritage to appear in an NHL game, has died at 94 in Calgary, Alberta. Kwong played a shift with the New York Rangers against the Montreal Canadiens in 1948. The brief stint in the NHL came after he led a Rangers farm team in scoring. He later played in a Quebec senior league, as well as in England and Switzerland.

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