Antetokounmpo powers Bucks past Celtics 123-102 in Game 2

Sports 04/30/19, 21:40

Giannis Antetokoumpo had 29 points and 10 rebounds, Khris Middleton made seven of Milwaukee's 20 3-pointers, and the Bucks beat the Boston Celtics 123-102 on Tuesday night to even their second-round playoff series at a game apiece.Antetokoumpo bounced back from a sub-par performance in Game 1, repeatedly attacking the rim ...

Irving, Horford lead Celtics past Bucks 112-90 in opener

Basketball 04/28/19, 14:27

Kyrie Irving had 26 points and 11 assists, Al Horford added 20 points and 11 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 120-90 on Sunday in the opener of their second-round playoff series.Jaylen Brown chipped in with 19 points and Gordon Hayward had 13 off the bench ...

Celtics complete rare sweep by beating Pacers 110-106

Sports 04/21/19, 14:58

Gordon Hayward scored 20 points and Marcus Morris started a decisive 3-point flurry late in the fourth quarter Sunday to give the Boston Celtics a series-clinching 110-106 victory at Indiana.It's the first four-game sweep for the Celtics since 2011 and their second since 1986-87, becoming the first team to reach ...

Irving scores 37, Celtics beat Pacers 99-91 for 2-game lead

Basketball 04/17/19, 20:55

Kyrie Irving scored 37 points and the Boston Celtics rallied late in the fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 99-91 on Wednesday night and take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven, first-round seriesComing out of a timeout and with a chance to tie, the Pacers' Wesley Matthews threw an ...

Irving, Morris lead Celtics’ rally past Pacers in Game 1

Sports 04/14/19, 14:55

Kyrie Irving and Marcus Morris each had 20 points, and the Boston Celtics rallied in the second half to beat the Indiana Pacers 84-74 on Sunday to take a 1-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.Jayson Tatum finished with 15 points. Al Horford added 10 points and 11 rebounds, and ...

Magic rally past Celtics, earn 1st playoff berth in 7 years

Basketball 04/07/19, 21:05

Terrence Ross had 26 points, Nikola Vucevic added 25 points and 12 rebounds and the Orlando Magic rallied past the Boston Celtics 116-108 on Sunday night to clinch their first playoff berth in seven years.Evan Fournier added 24 points for Orlando (41-40), which last made the postseason during the 2011-12 ...

Hayward scores 25, Celtics top Heat 112-102

Basketball 04/03/19, 21:09

Gordon Hayward scored 25 points, Kyrie Irving added 23 and the Boston Celtics pulled away in the final minutes to beat the Miami Heat 112-102 on Wednesday night.Al Horford scored 21 and Jayson Tatum scored nine of his 16 points in the fourth quarter for the Celtics, who went on ...

Bucks beat Nets as Antetokounmpo returns to the lineup

Sports 04/01/19, 23:46

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points and 11 rebounds in his return to the lineup, Eric Bledsoe added 29 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-121 on Monday night.Reserve guard George Hill chipped in 22 points while Brook Lopez and Sterling Brown each scored 14 for the Bucks, ...

Celtics spoil Wade’s final Garden visit, beat Heat 110-105

Basketball 04/01/19, 21:11

Kyrie Irving had 25 points, including a pair of key late free throws, and the Boston Celtics held off the Miami Heat 110-105 on Monday night.Al Horford added 19 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for the Celtics (46-32), who are trying to beat out the Indiana Pacers for the ...

Russell’s 20-point 3rd leads Nets over Celtics 110-96

Basketball 03/30/19, 19:32

D'Angelo Russell scored 20 of his 29 points in another blistering third quarter against Boston, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 110-96 victory over the short-handed Celtics on Saturday night.Back from a seven-game trip that lasted more than two weeks, the Nets had a happy homecoming thanks largely to Russell, ...

Irving’s late layup lifts Celtics over Pacers 114-112

Basketball 03/29/19, 20:50

Kyrie Irving hit a driving layup with 0.5 seconds left and the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 114-112 on Friday night.Boston moved into fourth place in the Eastern Conference standings. Both teams have identical 45-31 records, but the Celtics lead the regular-season series 2-1, giving them the current inside ...

Celtics beat Cavs 116-106 without Kyrie to snap 4-game slide

Basketball 03/26/19, 21:02

Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart each scored 21 points, and the Boston Celtics broke away from a fourth-quarter tie to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 116-106 on Tuesday night.Kyrie Irving (rest) didn't play for Boston, but the Celtics snapped a four-game losing streak and are 11-2 without their leading scorer.Al Horford ...

Nuggets clinch playoff berth with 114-105 win over Celtics

Sports 03/18/19, 21:15

Nikola Jokic had 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics 114-105 on Monday night.Will Barton added 20 points for the Nuggets, who clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 2012-13. They have won four straight.Kyrie Irving ...

Hayward’s game-winner lifts Celtics over Kings 111-109

Basketball 03/07/19, 00:46

Gordon Hayward made up for a costly foul by hitting a tiebreaking shot with 2 seconds to play that helped the Boston Celtics overcome the absence of injured star Kyrie Irving in a 111-109 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.Hayward fouled Buddy Hield on a 3-point attempt with ...

Harden scores 42 points, Rockets hold off Celtics 115-104

Basketball 03/03/19, 18:16

James Harden had 42 points before fouling out late in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets held on the beat the Boston Celtics 115-104 on Sunday for their fifth straight victory.Harden made six 3-pointers and scored 40 or more points for the 24th time this season. Houston entered the ...

Celtics beat Wizards 107-96 to end 4-game slide,

Sports 03/01/19, 22:38

Kyrie Irving had 13 points and 12 assists, Al Horford scored 18 points and the Boston Celtics beat the Washington Wizards 107-96 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak.Marcus Morris added 17 points and nine rebounds, Marcus Smart scored 16 points, and Jaylen Brown added 13. The Celtics ...

Lillard has 33, Blazers hand Celtics 4th straight loss

Basketball 02/27/19, 22:55

Damian Lillard scored 21 of his 33 points in the second half and the Portland Trail Blazers beat Boston 97-92 on Wednesday night for the Celtics' fourth straight loss.Maurice Harkless had 17 points and 10 rebounds, Jusef Nurkic scored 16 points, and CJ McCollum finished with 14 points for the ...

LaVine scores career-high 42 as Bulls top Celtics 126-116

Basketball 02/23/19, 22:40

Zach LaVine scored a career-high 42 points, Lauri Markkanen finished with a personal-best 35 points and 15 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls got some payback for the most lopsided loss in franchise history with a 126-116 victory over the Boston Celtics on Saturday night.LaVine surpassed his previous high of 41 ...

Celtics rally in 2nd half to end Pistons’ win streak 118-110

Basketball 02/13/19, 22:17

Jayson Tatum scored 19 points and Gordon Hayward finished with 18 to help the Boston Celtics hold off the Detroit Pistons 118-110 on Wednesday night.Hayward added eight assists and five rebounds in his first start since Dec. 21. Al Horford finished with 17 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists. Jaylen ...

Hayward scores 26, Celtics beat 76ers again 112-109

Basketball 02/12/19, 22:53

Gordon Hayward scored 26 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:50 remaining, and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 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.Playing without All-Star point guard ...

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