This Week in Sports - July 30 - Aug. 3, 2007
The Celtics are back in business with newly-acquired Kevin Garnett! Find out what else happened this week!
Sports News - Boston Lands GarnettJust a few months ago, the Boston Celtics were the laughing stock of the NBA. Today they are championship contenders. On Tuesday, the Celtics traded four players and two future draft picks to acquire ten-time All-Star Kevin Garnett from the Minnesota Timberwolves. The move comes just a month after the Celtics traded for another all-star, Ray Allen. The combination of Garnett, Allen and Paul Pierce should make the Celtics a powerhouse in the Eastern Conference.
Sports News - Bill Walsh DiesBill Walsh, one of the greatest coaches in NFL history passed away on Monday in his home in California. The 75-year old coaching legend suffered from leukemia for the past three years. Bill coached the San Francisco 49ers for 10 seasons in the '80s, guiding them to three Super Bowl Championships. He was also responsible for coaching two of the best players in NFL history - Jerry Rice and Joe Montana.
Sports News - Still Stuck on 754It's been over two weeks since Barry Bonds hit a home run. The San Francisco Giants' slugger has gone 1-12 from the plate with eight walks since hitting number 754 in Chicago. The pressure of beating Hank Aaron's record has taken a toll on Barry's productivity. Over his past 17 games, Bonds' batting average has dipped from .302 to .272 and he's struckout 11 times. The Giants will be in San Diego playing the Padres over the weekend.
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