BOSTON (AP) — It's been a long time since Boston fans went home unhappy.
The Celtics remained perfect at home for the season, getting 26 points from Jayson Tatum and 21 from Jaylen Brown to...
Denver Nuggets (14-5, second in the Western Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (15-5, second in the Eastern Conference)
BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown banked in a 3-pointer and blew a kiss to a former teammate.
He wanted to remind old friend Kelly Olynyk that he can shoot from the outside.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Celtics usually beat the Knicks. The Knicks often blow big leads. So there was little reason for Boston to panic when trailing by nine points in the third quarter.
Boston Celtics (13-5, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (4-15, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Brooklyn Nets (9-8, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (12-4, third in the Eastern Conference)
BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Smart had the ball bounce right for him and the Boston Celtics this time.
Jaylen Brown scored 24 points, Jayson Tatum had 20 and the Celtics held off the Sacramento...
DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray's strong finish helped the Denver Nuggets work their way through a stretch of ragged play. His thoughts after the game turned to an injured opponent.
PHOENIX (AP) — Boston’s Kemba Walker took his time during the final seconds of the first half before accelerating around one defender and splitting two more while scooping a layup off the glass...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yet another Golden State starter went down with an injury when D’Angelo Russell sprained his right thumb, but the Warriors still made mighty Boston work until the waning...
BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum was so disappointed in his last game that he went to the team’s practice facility later that night to work on his shooting.
BOSTON (AP) — Kemba Walker took on some extra responsibility at the offensive end in Boston's first game since Gordon Hayward broke his left hand.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As he peered up at the videoboard suspended above the court, Kemba Walker broke into a wide smile and tears trickled down his cheeks.
BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum made a big play at a big moment for the Boston Celtics.
Then he made it sound very routine.
Tatum hit a turnaround jumper with 1.3 seconds remaining, and the...
BOSTON (AP) — The Bucks exploited gaps in the Celtics' defense on their way to beating Boston in five games last season in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
BOSTON (AP) — Kemba Walker said he wants to earn the role of being a leader with the Celtics this season.
He didn't mind following his teammates in Boston's win over the Toronto Raptors on...
BOSTON (AP) — Expectations are nothing new for the Boston Celtics.
Not living up to them despite having such a stacked roster the past two seasons was a little tougher to digest.
BOSTON (AP) — Change is everywhere for the Boston Celtics this season. And it's noticeable in many ways, big and small.
Point guard Kyrie Irving is gone and has been replaced by another...
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Jayson Tatum returned to practice with the U.S. men's basketball team Monday, less than a week after he sprained his left ankle.
SHANGHAI (AP) — U.S. forward Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics will miss at least the Americans' next two games at the World Cup because of a sprained left ankle.
SHANGHAI (AP) — In the ultimate moments, everything hinged on free throws.
Red, white and blue. The colors of USA Basketball.
Except this summer, green — Celtics green, to be precise — would work on that palette as well.
The Celtics and Trail Blazers have stolen home-court advantage in their respective second-round playoff series. Now they're focused on keeping it as their series shift to Boston and...
BOSTON (AP) — A poor third quarter did the Indiana Pacers in during Game 1 of their first-round series with the Boston Celtics.
In Game 2, Boston seized on a fourth-quarter collapse by...
BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics have been at their best this season when they are forcing turnovers, spacing the floor and knocking down outside shots.
MIAMI (AP) — Gordon Hayward is playing his best basketball of the year, and his timing could not be better for the Boston Celtics.
Hayward scored 25 points, Kyrie Irving added 23 and the...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Celtics were without starters Kyrie Irving and Al Horford for their game against the Brooklyn Nets.
The Celtics ruled out Irving (low back soreness) and Horford...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Boston Celtics keep finding ways to win without Kyrie Irving.
Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart each scored 21 points, and the Celtics broke away from a fourth-quarter tie...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Boston Celtics will rest star guard Kyrie Irving against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Irving is averaging 23.8 points and the Celtics want to keep him as fresh as possible...
Boston Celtics (43-31, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (19-55, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
BOSTON (AP) — What looked like an easy day for the Boston Celtics turned into a fight to the finish.
It's something they've got to clean up heading into the postseason.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins lost his cool and the Golden State Warriors lost at home in embarrassing fashion once again.
Gordon Hayward scored 30 points off the bench, Kyrie...
TORONTO (AP) — A lack of togetherness is turning into big trouble for the struggling Boston Celtics.
Pascal Siakam scored 25 points, Kawhi Leonard had 21 and the Toronto Raptors used a huge...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Boston's Jayson Tatum got his gamewinner from midcourt. Oklahoma City's Hamidou Diallo went over Shaquille O'Neal to help win his trophy. And Brooklyn's Joe Harris made all the shots at all the right times to deny Golden State's Stephen Curry a storybook ending in his hometown.
Say this for All-Star Saturday Night: It had flair.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When the likes of the Los Angeles Lakers' Kyle Kuzma, Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Boston's Jayson Tatum get to the NBA All-Star Game and partake in what's become the preferred run-and-fun style where defense is discouraged at virtually all costs, this much is clear.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local):
Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 35 points, Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics added 30 and the U.S. beat the World team 161-144 in the Rising Stars game for first- and second-year players at All-Star Weekend.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics haven't played as well as they've expected at times this season.
They're hoping the games they've put together over the last six weeks are a sign of better things to come after the All-Star break.
Jayson Tatum scored 19 points and Gordon Hayward finished with 18 to help the Celtics hold off the Detroit Pistons 118-110 on Wednesday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Boston Celtics still own the Philadelphia 76ers no matter who is on the court.
Gordon Hayward scored 26 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:50 remaining, and Boston beat Philadelphia 112-109 on Tuesday night. Al Horford had 23 and Jayson Tatum scored 20 and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Celtics continued their dominance over the Sixers.
BOSTON (AP) — Rajon Rondo hit a 20-foot jumper as time expired to lift the Los Angeles Lakers over the Boston Celtics, 129-128 on Thursday night.
LeBron James had 28 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists. Kyle Kuzma added 25 points and Rondo had 17 points and 10 assists to help Los Angeles bounce back after a 42-point loss at Indiana on Tuesday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Gordon Hayward finally got some closure at Quicken Loans Arena.
He walked off the floor.
Making his first visit to Cleveland since suffering a horrific broken left ankle in his debut for Boston in 2017, Hayward scored 18 points as the Celtics beat the Cavaliers 103-96 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory despite missing All-Star guard Kyrie Irving.
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