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NBA rumors: Al Horford, 76ers agree to four-year, $109 million contract

NBA rumors: Al Horford, 76ers agree to four-year, $109 million contract

The Philadelphia 76ers made a major move Sunday night by reportedly agreeing to send superstar forward Jimmy Butler to the Miami Heat in a sign-and-trade. The 76ers' biggest move of NBA free agency was revealed just minutes later.

Veteran forward/center Al Horford, who spent the last three seasons with the Boston Celtics, is taking his talents to the rival 76ers, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Horford declined the player option in his Celtics contract earlier this month to become an unrestricted free agent, and for him to get a four-year deal worth $109 million at 33 years old is a great outcome for him. 

The 76ers' starting lineup next season could shake out like this:

PG: Ben Simmons
SG: Josh Richardson
SF: Tobias Harris
PF: Al Horford
C: Joel Embiid

This is a very good five-man rotation for Philly, who also lost veteran guard J.J. Redick to the New Orleans Pelicans in free agency Sunday. The 76ers, with Horford in the fold, likely will be the favorite to represent the Eastern Conference in the 2020 NBA Finals.

The Celtics have now lost two of their top players, Kyrie Irving (Brooklyn Nets) and Horford (76ers), to Atlantic division rivals early in free agency.

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Patriots fans will get a kick out of this clue on 'Jeopardy!'

Patriots fans will get a kick out of this clue on 'Jeopardy!'

If you were a Patriots fan watching Jeopardy! on Tuesday night, chances are you got a good laugh out of one of the clues. If you were a Seahawks fan watching, well... to the contrary.

Jeopardy! trolled Seattle by bringing up a certain play that will go down as one of the most memorable Super Bowl moments in NFL history.

Of course, the clue refers to the Malcolm Butler interception in the final seconds of Super Bowl XLIX that sealed an improbable Patriots victory. If Seattle simply had used Marshawn Lynch to run it in from the one-yard line than attempting a quick slant pass, history would probably be written a little differently.

Yeah, it's safe to say the Seahawks won't ever live that one down.

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Celtics' Gordon Hayward shares update after undergoing surgery on fractured hand

Celtics' Gordon Hayward shares update after undergoing surgery on fractured hand

Gordon Hayward underwent successful surgery to repair his fractured left hand on Monday. Now, the Celtics will have to wait approximately six weeks for him to return.

Hayward is in good hands until then, as he'll be cared for by his three loving daughters. The C's forward provided his first post-surgery update Tuesday on Instagram -- a photo with his daughters and a caption that reads, “Thank you to everyone for all the support and well wishes. I’m home and being well cared for by my three little nurses!”

Check it out below:

In their first game this season without Hayward, the Celtics (8-1) edged out the Mavericks, 116-106. They'll look to keep it rolling and remain at the top of the Eastern Conference standings when Hayward returns around Christmastime.

Before his injury, Hayward looked to be back to his All-Star self averaging 18.9 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 4.1 assists.

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