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 ...

Aldridge’s 48 lead Spurs past Celtics 115-96

Basketball 03/24/19, 21:14

LaMarcus Aldridge had 48 points and 13 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs ran past Boston 115-96 on Sunday, giving the short-handed Celtics their fourth straight loss.The Spurs have won 10 of 12 to strengthen their grip on a Western Conference playoff spot. San Antonio (43-31) is eighth in the ...

Walker sparks late rally, Hornets beat Boston 124-117

Basketball 03/23/19, 19:47

Kemba Walker scored 18 of his game-high 36 points in the fourth quarter and the Charlotte Hornets rallied to beat the Boston Celtics 124-117 Saturday night.It was Walker's 23rd game of 30 or more points this season. He added 11 rebounds and nine assists.Rookie Miles Bridges scored a career-high 20 ...

Embiid, 76ers top Celtics for 6th straight victory

Basketball 03/21/19, 04:09

Joel Embiid had 37 points, 22 rebounds and a key block on Kyrie Irving with 35 seconds remaining, and Jimmy Butler scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the 76ers over the Boston Celtics for their sixth straight victory.Tobias Harris added 21 points for the ...

Embiid gets 37 and 22 to lead 76ers past Celtics 118-115

Sports 03/20/19, 21:07

Joel Embiid had 37 points, 22 rebounds and a key block on Kyrie Irving with 35 seconds remaining, and Jimmy Butler scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the streaking Philadelphia 76ers over the Boston Celtics 118-115 on Wednesday night.Tobias Harris added 21 points for ...

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 ...

Irving, Celtics survive late charge by Hawks in 129-120 win

Basketball 03/16/19, 15:56

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.Kyrie Irving just missed his second straight triple-double with 30 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, Jaylen Brown scored 23 points with a key ...

Duke freshman star Zion Williamson returns _ with new Nikes

Basketball 03/15/19, 03:00

Just about everything at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament on Thursday night was about Zion Williamson.The Duke freshman's nearly flawless performance returning from injury had the college basketball world buzzing.His athleticism, energy, engaging smile and thunderous dunks were all on full display.Duke's Zion Williamson (1) reacts after his basket against ...

Irving’s triple-double leads Celtics past Kings 126-120

Basketball 03/14/19, 21:22

Kyrie Irving had 31 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics overcome a 17-point first-half deficit and beat the Sacramento Kings 126-120 on Thursday night.It was Irving's second career triple-double. His first was with Cleveland on Feb. 28, 2014, against Utah.Jaylen Brown added 22 points, and ...

Kyrie’s 30 propel Celtics past LeBron’s Lakers, 120-107

Basketball 03/09/19, 22:53

Kyrie Irving scored 30 points and Marcus Smart had 16 in the Boston Celtics' 120-107 victory over the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night in the latest edition of this storied NBA rivalry.Marcus Morris had 16 points and seven rebounds, and Gordon Hayward added 15 points as the Celtics ...

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 ...

Hayward, Celtics run away from Warriors for a 128-95 win

Basketball 03/06/19, 01:15

Gordon Hayward scored 30 points off the bench, Kyrie Irving had 19 points and 11 assists, and the Boston Celtics ran away from the Golden State Warriors early on the way to a 128-95 win Tuesday night in a game that turned testy with the two-time defending champions down big.DeMarcus ...

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 ...

Siakam scores 25 as Raptors rout slumping Celtics 118-95

Basketball 02/26/19, 22:37

Pascal Siakam scored 25 points, Kawhi Leonard had 21 and the Toronto Raptors used a huge second quarter to rout the struggling Boston Celtics 118-95 on Tuesday night.Serge Ibaka scored 14 points and Norm Powell added 11 as Toronto extended its home winning streak over Boston to eight. The Celtics ...

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 ...

Antetokounmpo scores 30 points, Bucks beat Celtics 98-97

Sports 02/21/19, 23:03

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 12 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, Khris Middleton hit a 3-pointer in the closing seconds and the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks held off the Boston Celtics 98-97 on Thursday night.On the second-to-last position, Marcus Smart forced a jump ball with Antetokounmpo. Antetokounmpo tipped the jump ...

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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