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Oklahoma City Thunder's Chris Paul (3) passes the ball off against Boston Celtics' Daniel Theis (27) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March, 8, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Schroder's late layup lifts Thunder over Celtics 105-104

Mar. 8, 2020 10:02 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Until Sunday, the Oklahoma City Thunder hadn't had to worry about figuring out how to play without leading scorer Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. It turns out they do just fine. Dennis Schroder stripped the ball from Kemba Walker and scored on a layup with 8.5 seconds to help the Thunder rally to...

Boston Celtics' Daniel Theis, right, tries to knock the ball away from Utah Jazz's Bojan Bogdanovic during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 6, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Mike Conley scores 25 points, Jazz beat Celtics 99-94

Mar. 6, 2020 11:47 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Conley made six 3-pointers and scored 25 points, Jordan Clarkson added 17and the Utah Jazz beat the Boston Celtics 99-94 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory. Donovan Mitchell added 11 points, and Rudy Gobert had nine points, seven rebounds and three blocks. The Jazz won...

Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum (0) drives to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers' Dean Wade (32) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Tatum scores 32, leads Celtics past Cavaliers 112-106

Mar. 4, 2020 10:55 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 32 points and the Boston Celtics defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 112-106 on Wednesday night in a matchup of short-handed teams. The Celtics were missing three starters — Kemba Walker, Jaylen Brown and Gordon Hayward — while the Cavaliers played without...

Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker (8) shoots over Brooklyn Nets forward Rodions Kurucs during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

Celtics, Cavaliers hit by injuries

Mar. 4, 2020 6:18 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers were missing several key players Wednesday night because of injuries. Guards Kemba Walker (left knee rehab) and Jaylen Brown (strained right hamstring) and forward Gordon Hayward (bruised right knee) were out of the starting lineup for the...

Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) celebrates with center DeAndre Jordan (6) late in overtime of the team's NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

LeVert scores 51 points, Nets stun Celtics 129-120 in OT

Mar. 3, 2020 11:40 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Durant called it a masterpiece. The Celtics called it an unacceptable collapse. The Brooklyn Nets were just happy it ended up as a victory. Caris LeVert scored 37 of his career-high 51 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to help the Nets erase a 21-point, second-half deficit and...

Houston Rockets' Russell Westbrook (0) dunks in front of teammate James Harden (13) during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Westbrook scores 41, Rockets beat Celtics 111-110 in OT

Mar. 1, 2020 12:38 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics managed to shut down the NBA's leading scorer for most of the second half and overtime. Just one problem. “We had a lot of attention on James Harden." Celtics guard Jaylen Brown said, "and we forgot about the other MVP over there.” Russell Westbrook scored 41...

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) shoots as Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) defends during the second half during an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Celtics beat Jazz 114-103 to hand Utah 4th straight loss

Feb. 27, 2020 2:52 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jayson Tatum took over the game when Boston needed his offense. Then his teammates finished the job in the fourth quarter. Tatum had 33 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Celtics over the skidding Utah Jazz 114-103 on Wednesday night. He matched Donovan Mitchell shot for shot during...

Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum drives to the basket against the Boston Celtics during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Tatum has 36, Celtics down Trail Blazers 118-106

Feb. 26, 2020 1:39 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jayson Tatum's 3-point practice showed against the Trail Blazers. Tatum had 36 points, including a career-high eight 3-pointers, and the Boston Celtics beat Portland 118-106 on Tuesday night. "That's a shot I've been working on a lot," Tatum said. “When those guys are coming...

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) is defended by Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) and Jayson Tatum during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

LeBron's clutch jumper sends Lakers past Celtics 114-112

Feb. 23, 2020 8:33 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although LeBron James is still relatively new to the Los Angeles Lakers' rivalry with the Boston Celtics, he relishes the chance to participate in the history and passion behind this series. When James had the chance Sunday to make another significant mark in this chapter of NBA history,...

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant holds his daughter, Kaari Jaidyn Morant, before the team's NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Surprise! Raptors, Heat, Grizzlies and Thunder in good place

Feb. 18, 2020 2:03 AM EST

The oddsmakers in Las Vegas usually know what they’re talking about. But even they get things wrong from time to time, and this season in the NBA there have been a few notable misses from all those preseason prognostications — specifically, ones made in relation to the Memphis Grizzlies and Oklahoma...