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Tatum scores 26 to lead Celtics over Suns 99-85

Nov. 19, 2019 12:26 AM EST

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 for the buzzer-beating basket. One night after their 10-game winning streak was snapped, the Celtics were...

Celtics beat Hornets 108-87 in Walker's return to Charlotte

Nov. 7, 2019 11:58 PM EST

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. The Hornets honored their all-time leading scorer with a highlight video Thursday night, giving the Boston Celtics point guard a hero's welcome in his...

Vols beat UNC Asheville 78-63 for 27th straight home win

Nov. 5, 2019 11:06 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Yves Pons showed he's capable of offering the scoring punch he hasn't provided thus far in his career. Pons collected a career-high 15 points with seven rebounds and three blocks Tuesday as the Volunteers opened their season by beating UNC Asheville 78-63 for their 27th...

Plavsic ruling underscores Tennessee's frontcourt concerns

Nov. 4, 2019 8:40 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's frontcourt concerns heading into the season are even greater than anticipated now that the NCAA has determined 7-foot Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic can't play for the Volunteers this year. Athletic director Phillip Fulmer announced Saturday that the NCAA refused to...

Tatum jumper lifts Celtics to 104-102 win over Knicks

Nov. 2, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

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 Celtics beat the New York Knicks 104-102 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory. "It feels great, but I don't...

Brown scores 25, Celtics rally late to beat Raptors 112-106

Oct. 25, 2019 11:24 PM EDT

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 Friday night. Walker recovered from a second straight poor shooting start to score 11 of his 22 points in the fourth...

Tennessee believes it has staying power as SEC contender

Oct. 24, 2019 9:41 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee wants to show it has built the type of program that can withstand the loss of three NBA draft picks and remain a Southeastern Conference contender. The Volunteers must replace All-America forward Grant Williams, all-conference selections Jordan Bone and Admiral Schofield...