The Sixers were in action last night as coach Brett Brown faced his former team, the Spurs. The Sixers started the game by missing their first seven shots and the Spurs used a 14-0 run at the end of the first to go up 31-13 after the first quarter. The 76ers only had three players in double figures: Evan Turner (20 points), Spencer Hawes (17), and Tony Wroten (13). The Spurs went on to win 109-85. More here.
The Tampa Bay Lightning suffered a major blow yesterday afternoon when star Steven Stamkos broke his tibia trying to backcheck against Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton. Stamkos slammed into the goal post shin-first then tried to get up but couldn't. He is out indefinitely and will undergo surgery today. More here.
The Atlanta Braves shocked many people yesterday when they announced that they will be leaving Turner Field following the 2016 season for a new stadium in Cobb County. Turner was built for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games held in Atlanta and opened for baseball in 1997. The move would make Citizens Bank Park the oldest ballpark in the NL East. More here.