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Nets win on emotional Boston return for star duo

Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo, left, and Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett (2) pat one another on the back and head following an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Boston. The Nets won 85-79. AP

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce received an “unbelievable” welcome from Celtics faithful in their return to Boston on Sunday – and departed with a win for their current NBA team Brooklyn.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Grizzlies, Thunder, Celtics pull off 3-team trade

Memphis Grizzlies' Jerryd Bayless (7) fights for a loose ball against Dallas Mavericks' Shane Larkin (3) in the second half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 105-91. AP

The Memphis Grizzlies have acquired guard Courtney Lee and have sent guard Jerryd Bayless to the Boston Celtics as part of a three-team trade that also includes the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

NBA: George, Hibbert spark Pacers rout of Celtics

Indiana Pacers' Lance Stephenson, middle, is hugged by Paul George, left, and Roy Hibbert during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, in Indianapolis. Indiana defeated Boston 106-79. AP/Darron Cummings

Paul George scored 24 points and Roy Hibbert added 15 points and 12 rebounds Sunday to power the Indiana Pacers to a 106-79 NBA rout of the Boston Celtics.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Celtic crushes Hearts 7-0 in Scottish Cup

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Celtic crushed Hearts 7-0 to advance to the fifth round of the Scottish Cup on Sunday after being eliminated from European competition earlier this week.

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

From mid-major to major league: Stevens hired by Celtics

In this March 15, 2013 file photo, Butler coach Brad Stevens gives his team instruction during a timeout in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against La Salle at the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament in New York. The Boston Celtics announced Wednesday, July 3, 2013, that Stevens was hired as the team's head coach, replacing Doc Rivers, who was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Brad Stevens is going from a mid-major to the major leagues.

Posted: July 4th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos | Read More »

Clippers land new coach in Doc Rivers—source

In this file photo made Feb. 1, 2013, Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers gestures towards an official during an NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic in Boston. A Celtics official told The Associated Press, Sunday, June 23, 2013, that a deal to allow Rivers to coach the Los Angeles Clippers has been agreed to. The official spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal was contingent on NBA approval and negotiations between Rivers and the Clippers over a new contract. AP

Doc Rivers will be the next coach of the Los Angeles Clippers if the NBA approves the rare but not unprecedented trade of an active coach, a Boston Celtics official told The Associated Press on Sunday night.

Posted: June 24th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

NBA: Heat complete playoff sweep but Celtics stay in hunt

Miami Heat forward LeBron James, right,is pressured by Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders (8) during the first quarter of Game 4 in a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Milwaukee, Sunday, April 28, 2013. (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, Al Diaz) MAGS OUT

LeBron James scored 30 points to lead Miami over Milwaukee and complete a sweep into the second round of the NBA playoffs on Sunday while Boston avoided being swept out by New York.

Posted: April 29th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

NBA: Terry’s OT heroics lift Celtics over Knicks

Boston Celtics guard Jason Terry. AP

Jason Terry scored Boston’s last nine points in the final 92 seconds of overtime, lifting the Celtics over New York 97-90 Sunday to avoid a sweep in the first-round NBA playoff series.

Posted: April 29th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Anthony scores 36 as Knicks beat Celtics in game 1

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony (7) fends off Boston Celtics guard Jason Terry (8) and forward Paul Pierce, right, during the first half of Game 1 in the first round of the NBA basketball playoffs at Madison Square Garden in New York, Saturday, April 20, 2013.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Carmelo Anthony started fast, struggled through the middle, and finished with a flurry.

And the New York Knicks, after knocking the Boston Celtics from the top of the Atlantic Division, took the first step toward knocking them out of the playoffs.

Posted: April 21st, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Celtics rally past Bulls in defensive struggle

Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler looks for an opening to shoot against Boston Celtics forwards Jeff Green (8) and Kevin Garnett (5) during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. Looking on are Bulls forwards Carlos Boozer, center left, and Taj Gibson (22). The Celtics won 71-69. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

The Boston Celtics rallied in the fourth quarter to edge the Chicago Bulls 71-69 on Wednesday behind a strong defense and a 12-point performance from forward Kevin Garnett.

Posted: February 14th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Section | Read More »

NBA Capsules

Indiana Pacers' David West (21) shoots over Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade (3) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. The Pacers defeated the Heat 102-89. AP

David West scored 30 points and Paul George added 15 on Friday night, leading Indiana to a 102-89 victory over Miami.

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

NBA: Celtics beat Heat but lose Rondo for season

Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) looks for an opening past Boston Celtics guard Jason Terry (4) during overtime of an NBA basketball game at TD Garden in Boston, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. The Celtics won 100-98 in double overtime. AP Photo/Steven Senne

Kevin Garnett scored 24 points to lead Boston over Miami 100-98 in two overtimes Sunday but the joy of ending a six-game losing skid was dimmed by the loss of Rajon Rondo for the season.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Knicks trip Celtics; All-Star nod for Duncan

The Knicks ended an 11-game losing streak in Boston as Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points and won his rematch with Kevin Garnett in New York’s 89-86 victory over the Celtics on Thursday.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Basketball,Headlines,NBA,Section | Read More »

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