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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....

Milwaukee Bucks' George Hill, left, and Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart shake hands following an NBA basketball game Friday, July 31, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

NBA fines Smart $15,000 for comments about foul on Giannis

Aug. 1, 2020 8:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Smart was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Saturday for criticizing referees after the Boston Celtics guard claimed the officials changed a call Friday night to keep Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo from fouling out. Antetokounmpo appeared to have picked up a sixth foul after he was...

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 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...

FILE - In this March 16, 2020, file photo, the entrance to the parking lot at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World is closed in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Splash Mountain ride at Disney parks in California and Florida is being recast. Disney officials said the ride would no longer be tied to the 1946 movie,

The NBA is coming back, and here's 10 things to know

Jun. 27, 2020 2:47 AM EDT

The deals are done. The NBA is coming back. The season will resume on July 30 at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Florida. Here are 10 things to know about the restarted season: THE RACE FOR 8 There are six teams in the race for the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference — Memphis, Portland, New...