RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have signed former Minnesota kicker Blair Walsh. Walsh spent five seasons with the Vikings before being released midway through last season. Walsh is infamously remembered for missing a 27-yard field goal attempt in the closing seconds of a 2015 NFC wild-card game against Seattle that could have given Minnesota the victory.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 34 points, including 15 in the fourth quarter, and the Boston Celtics rebounded from a loss the previous night to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-111 Thursday. The Celtics were playing the second of a back-to-back after losing the opening game of their four-game road trip, 108-92 in Sacramento. The loss snapped a seven-game winning streak.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aaron Holiday gave UCLA its first lead on a 3-pointer with 4 minutes remaining in the game and the 10th-ranked Bruins rallied from a 19-point first-half deficit to beat Number 5 Oregon 82-79 Thursday night. Dillon Brooks and Tyler Dorsey scored 19 points each for the second-place Ducks in LA.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nigel Williams-Goss had 19 points and 11 rebounds and Gonzaga continued its roll Thursday night with a 90-60 victory over Loyola Marymount. Gonzaga — the last remaining unbeaten team in Division One — pushed its record to 25-0 overall and 13-0 in the West Coast Conference.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Washington Huskies lost fantastic freshman Markelle Fultz prior to tip-off and had no answer for George King in an 81-66 loss to Colorado Thursday night. David Crisp’s 17 points led the Huskies, who also got 14 points from Noah Dickerson in Boulder.
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