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April 16, 2013 Updates

Josh Corbeil, the Pacers head trainer, attended Boston University and spent some time there after the Red Sox game visiting friends. He was on the subway that runs near the marathon route to return to the hotel when it suddenly stopped at Kenmore Square. “We were sitting there and then they made people get off and go upstairs,” Corbeil said. “I turned my phone on and had like a million messages. Where the train stopped was two stops away from the finish line.” Indianapolis Star

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle began his playing career in Boston. He was picked in the third round of the 1984 draft by the Celtics and was part of their 1986 NBA championship. "Sickening. Tragic. That's about all I can think of right now," Carlisle said about the bombings before the game. "They used to run right by my place. ... It's great. Every year, it's a big deal." Dallas Morning News

Like the rest of the world, the Knicks were sickened and horrified by the news of the deadly bombings in Boston yesterday. “It’s sickening. I have a son, a lot of people have sons,” said Steve Novak, specifically addressing the tragedy of the 8-year-old boy who was killed. “It’s just sick sometimes what goes on. That’s the world we live in and those kind of things happen. You can’t live in fear. You’ve got to live your life, it doesn’t change. “The fact it was a marathon, a sporting event, it hits close to home for all of us. You just hope it stops. You just can’t know what goes on in somebody’s head.” New York Post

April 15, 2013 Updates

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