Irving scores Boston’s last 12 in 130-125 OT win at Wizards

Sports 12/12/18, 22:17

Kyrie Irving scored Boston's last 12 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers in the final 40 seconds of overtime to outduel John Wall in a point-guard showdown, and the Celtics extended their winning streak to seven games with a 130-125 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.With his team serenaded by ...

Morris (31 pts) leads depleted Celtics past Pelicans 113-100

Basketball 12/10/18, 21:57

Marcus Morris Sr. had a season-high 31 points, making three quick 3-pointers to start the second half, and Jayson Tatum scored 21 on Monday night to lead a depleted Boston lineup to its sixth straight win, a 113-100 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.With Kyrie Irving, Al Horford, Gordon Hayward ...

Irving leads Celtics past Knicks 128-100

Sports 12/06/18, 22:39

Kyrie Irving scored 22 points before leaving the game in the final minutes nursing his right shoulder, Al Horford had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics coasted past the New York Knicks 128-100 on Thursday night.Jaylen Brown returned after missing three games with a bruised lower back ...

With 30 points, Hayward helps Celtics beat T-wolves 118-109

Basketball 12/01/18, 22:39

Gordon Hayward had a season-high 30 points and added nine rebounds and eight assists, helping the revived Boston Celtics win their third straight game by staving off the Minnesota Timberwolves 118-109 on Saturday night.Hayward, now in a bench role after starting the season slowly, scored 11 of Boston's final 15 ...

Irving scores 29 as Celtics rout Cavs 128-95

Basketball 11/30/18, 21:31

Kyrie Irving scored 29 points in the first three quarters and the Celtics topped their season scoring high for the second straight game, routing the Cleveland Cavaliers 128-95 Friday night.Marcus Morris scored 15, Jayson Tatum had 13 points and Aron Baynes finished with 10 points and nine rebounds for the ...

Irving’s 26 points lead Boston past Pelicans, 124-107

Basketball 11/26/18, 22:45

Kyrie Irving closed out a 26-point, 10-assist performance with a 3-pointer and a tough baseline fade over Anthony Davis, and the Boston Celtics pulled away late for a 124-107 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night.Jayson Tatum, who scored 20, threw down a right-handed dunk while being fouled ...

Barea, Mavs pull away in 4th for 113-104 win over Celtics

Basketball 11/24/18, 23:15

J.J. Barea scored 20 points with a key 3-pointer that helped put Dallas in control in the fourth quarter, and the Mavericks won their sixth straight home game, beating the Boston Celtics 113-104 on Saturday night.Harrison Barnes also had 20 points, teenage rookie Luka Doncic totaled 15 points and matched ...

Baynes, Tatum combine for 30 points in Celtics’ easy win

Sports 11/23/18, 22:08

Aron Baynes scored a season-high 16 points, Jayson Tatum added 14 and the Boston Celtics snapped a three-game skid with a 114-96 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.Boston, which had lost seven of 10, used a 45-point first quarter to put it out of reach early. Coming off ...

Burke scores 29, Knicks end 6-game, top Celtics 117-109

Sports 11/21/18, 22:15

Trey Burke scored 29 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. had 21 and the New York Knicks snapped a six-game losing streak with a 117-109 victory over the surprisingly inconsistent Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.Noah Vonleh had 16 points and Enes Kanter finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds for New York, ...

Walker stays hot, scores 43 as Hornets upend Celtics 117-112

Basketball 11/19/18, 22:59

Kemba Walker scored 43 points, giving him 103 in his last two games, and the Charlotte Hornets battled back to beat the Boston Celtics 117-112 on Monday night.Walker followed up his NBA season-best 60-point effort in an overtime loss to the 76ers on Saturday night with another spectacular performance, scoring ...

Walker stays hot, scores 43 as Hornets upend Celtics 117-112

Sports 11/19/18, 21:44

Kemba Walker scored 43 points, giving him 103 in his last two games, and the Charlotte Hornets battled back to beat the Boston Celtics 117-112 on Monday night.Walker followed up his NBA season-best, 60-point effort in an overtime loss to the 76ers on Saturday night with another spectacular performance, scoring ...

Drama, the long ball center of early season NBA intrigue

Basketball 11/19/18, 02:12

There has been some early tinkering to lineups, a few hiccups and lots of drama to start the NBA season.None of the league's final four teams from last season — Boston, Cleveland, Houston, Golden State — look like locks to hoist the Larry O'Brien Trophy this time.The addition of Carmelo ...

Mitchell scores 28, Jazz beat Celtics 98-86

Basketball 11/17/18, 22:18

Donovan Mitchell had 28 points and six assists, bouncing back from one of his worst performances of the season and leading the Utah Jazz to a 98-86 win over the Boston Celtics on Saturday night.Ricky Rubio scored 20 points for Utah, which beat Boston for the second time in eight ...

Kyrie scores 43, Celtics beat Raptors 123-116 in OT

Basketball 11/16/18, 22:13

Kyrie Irving had a season-high 43 points, scoring 17 in the last 8:06 of the fourth quarter to force overtime and then making or recording an assist on every basket in the extra period Friday night to lead the Boston Celtics to a 123-116 victory over the Toronto Raptors.Irving had ...

Irving scores 17 points, Celtics rout Bulls 111-82

Basketball 11/14/18, 22:15

Kyrie Irving had 17 points and seven assists as the Boston Celtics, back home from a dreadful road trip, routed the Chicago Bulls 111-82 on Wednesday night.Jaylen Brown scored 18 points and Jayson Tatum added 14 for the Celtics, who lost the final two games on a 1-4 swing that ...

Blazers win fourth straight with 100-94 victory over Boston

Basketball 11/12/18, 00:34

Damian Lillard had 19 points and 12 assists and the Portland Trail Blazers won their fourth straight game, beating the Boston Celtics 100-94 on Sunday night.Jusuf Nurkic added 18 points and 17 rebounds for Portland. The Trail Blazers have won seven of their last eight games.Jayson Tatum matched his regular-season ...

Irving, Celtics rally from 22 down to top Suns 116-109 in OT

Basketball 11/09/18, 01:07

Kyrie Irving scored 18 of his season-high 39 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, and the Boston Celtics rallied from a 22-point deficit for a 116-109 win over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night.Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart is fouled by Phoenix Suns forward Richaun Holmes (21) during the ...

Kyrie Irving fined $25K for throwing ball into stands

Sports 11/06/18, 19:27

Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for throwing a basketball into the stands after a game.The fine was handed down Tuesday by league discipline executive Kiki VanDeWeghe.The incident occurred at the end of the Celtics' 115-107 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Monday ...

Murray scores 48 as Nuggets beat Celtics 115-107

Basketball 11/06/18, 00:51

Jamal Murray scored a career-high 48 points, including 19 in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Nuggets overcame a sluggish start to beat the Boston Celtics 115-107 on Monday night.At 9-1, the Nuggets are off to their best start since 1976-77. They are 6-0 at home.Denver spotted the Celtics an ...

Victor Oladipo’s 3-pointer sends Pacers past Celtics 102-101

Basketball 11/03/18, 22:00

Victor Oladipo connected on a 3-pointer with 3.4 seconds remaining, lifting the Indiana Pacers to a 102-101 victory over the Boston Celtics on Saturday night.Oladipo finished with 24 points and 12 rebounds. Tyreke Evans added 17 points for the Pacers, who shot 41 percent (36 for 87).Marcus Morris had a ...

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