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Memphis Grizzlies' Brandon Clarke (15) handles the ball as Boston Celtics' Gordon Hayward (20) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Ehrmann, Pool)

Celtics keep Grizzlies from clinching spot in play-in series

Aug. 11, 2020 10:03 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 29 points and the Boston Celtics ran past Memphis 122-107 on Tuesday, putting the Grizzlies in further danger of missing the playoffs. The Grizzlies missed another chance to guarantee themselves a spot in the Western Conference play-in series, and fell out of...

Boston Celtics bench reacts after guard Jaylen Brown (not pictured) makes a basket against the Orlando Magic during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Hayward scores 31 as Celtics edge Magic 122-119 in OT

Aug. 9, 2020 8:58 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Gordon Hayward showed early just how aggressive he would be as he drove the lane. He provided another reminder late of how dangerous he can be with the ball in his hands. Hayward hit three free throws with 2:29 left in overtime, and the Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Magic...

The Boston Celtics bench reacts after Robert Williams III dropped a dunk on the Toronto Raptors during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Celtics build 40-point lead, roll past Raptors 122-100

Aug. 8, 2020 12:07 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The way the NBA standings look right now, there's a reasonable chance that the Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors could be slotted to see each other in the Eastern Conference semifinals. And Celtics coach Brad Stevens is already making it clear — if that happens, a...

The Boston Celtics bench celebrates during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Williams, Brown leads Celtics to 149-115 rout of Nets

Aug. 6, 2020 12:35 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 21 points, Robert Williams had a career-high 18 points in 19 minutes, and the Boston Celtics rolled past the Brooklyn Nets 149-115 on Wednesday night without All-Star point guard Kemba Walker. Williams was 7 of 7 from the field and 4 of 4 from the free...

Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo (13) reacts after scoring and getting fouled against the Boston Celtics during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

No Butler, no problem as Miami Heat beat Celtics 111-106

Aug. 4, 2020 10:28 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — With or without Jimmy Butler, the Miami Heat felt they needed to send a message to the Boston Celtics. Bam Adebayo had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Heat never trailed in beating the Celtics 111-106 on Tuesday to remain alone in the fourth spot in the Eastern Conference....

Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum (0) shoots against Portland Trail Blazers' Mario Hezonja (44) during an NBA basketball game Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)

Tatum has 34 as Celtics beat Trail Blazers 128-124

Aug. 2, 2020 7:02 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 34 points, Jaylen Brown added 30 and the Boston Celtics built a big early lead before holding on for a 128-124 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday. “That was a playoff-level energy that we had to play with at the end of the...

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) passes around Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown (7) and Gordon Hayward during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, July 31, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Antetokounmpo, Bucks return with 119-112 win over Celtics

Jul. 31, 2020 10:26 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo appeared on his way out of the game. Moments later, he was instead on his way to the foul line. A replay overturned what would have been the NBA's MVP sixth foul with 1:28 left and he made the most of his second chance, helping the Milwaukee Bucks beat...

FILE - In this March 11, 2020 file photo, Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid plays during an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Philadelphia. Embiid is hurting, and that's a cause for concern as the Philadelphia 76ers get set to restart their season this week. The All-Star starting center sat out Philadelphia's scrimmage against Oklahoma City on Sunday, July 26 with right calf tightness, something 76ers coach Brett Brown hopes is merely a minor blip. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Embiid misses Philadelphia scrimmage with calf tightness

Jul. 26, 2020 3:19 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Joel Embiid is hurting, and that's a cause for concern as the Philadelphia 76ers get set to restart their season this week. The All-Star starting center sat out Philadelphia's scrimmage against Oklahoma City on Sunday with right calf tightness, something 76ers coach Brett...

FILE - In this a Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts to his shot the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

Down in Disney, Bucks hope to finish the job this season

Jul. 24, 2020 12:57 PM EDT

There were no defenders nearby. There wasn’t even another team on the court. Giannis Antetokounmpo’s shooting display was nothing spectacular. Dozens, perhaps hundreds of NBA players would knock down a few 3-pointers in a row under the same circumstances. None has the Greek Freak’s...

FILE - In this March 8, 2020, file photom, Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum (0) walks on the court during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Boston. Before the pandemic forced the NBA to pause its season, the Celtics were a team eager to figure out what they could be. It also remains to be seen whether fellow All-Star Jayson Tatum will be able to play at the high level he was before the season was suspended.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Celtics eager to find out what they can be entering restart

Jul. 23, 2020 3:44 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Before the COVID-19 pandemic forced the NBA to pause its season in March, the Celtics were a team still trying to figure out what it could be. Boston was one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference. It also had one of the league’s hottest players in 22-year-old Jayson Tatum, who...