Latest Boston Celtics News

Tatum (26 pts), Brown (21) help Celtics beat Denver 108-95

Dec. 6, 2019 11:57 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — It's been a long time since Boston fans went home unhappy. The Celtics remained perfect at home for the season, getting 26 points from Jayson Tatum and 21 from Jaylen Brown to beat the Denver Nuggets 108-95 on Friday night. Boston is 9-0 at the TD Garden, prolonging a city-wide streak in...

Analysis: The Lakers are rolling, but don't forget the Bucks

Dec. 5, 2019 2:43 PM EST

No team in the NBA has a better record than the Los Angeles Lakers, who are off to a 19-3 start. LeBron James looks very much like an MVP candidate. They are grabbing headlines almost every night. There is a buzz around them again. The Lakers have been so good, in fact, that they've manage to cast a shadow over...

Brown scores 31 points in Celtics’ 112-93 victory over Heat

Dec. 5, 2019 9:26 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown banked in a 3-pointer and blew a kiss to a former teammate. He wanted to remind old friend Kelly Olynyk that he can shoot from the outside. Brown scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker had 28 and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 112-93 on Wednesday night. “That...

Heat coach Spoelstra misses game at Boston for birth of son

Dec. 4, 2019 6:58 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Miami coach Erik Spoelstra missed the Heat's game Wednesday night against the Boston Celtics to return home to be with his wife for the birth of their second son. Assistant coach Dan Craig, who grew up about 40 minutes away from TD Garden in Chelmsford, directed the Heat. “In the...

Tatum, Brown lead Celtics’ rally past Knicks

Dec. 1, 2019 7:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Celtics usually beat the Knicks. The Knicks often blow big leads. So there was little reason for Boston to panic when trailing by nine points in the third quarter. Jayson Tatum scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added 28 and Boston rallied past New York 113-104 on Sunday. Kemba Walker had...

Dinwiddie has 32, Nets beat Celtics as Irving sits again

Nov. 29, 2019 4:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving is getting closer to a return, and at some point he will face his former team. When he does, the Brooklyn Nets can only hope he plays as well as Spencer Dinwiddie. Dinwiddie had 32 points and 11 assists while Irving remained sidelined, and the Nets beat the Boston Celtics...

Nets’ Irving progressing but will miss at least 1 more game

Nov. 29, 2019 4:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Nets point guard Kyrie Irving has begun working on the court but will miss at least one more game because of an injured right shoulder. Irving sat out for the eighth straight time Friday. The All-Star watched from the bench as Brooklyn beat the Boston Celtics 112-107. The Nets hoped he...

Walker scores 39, Celtics beat Nets 121-110

Nov. 28, 2019 9:45 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 39 points in his first game back after leaving the court on a stretcher, with his neck in a brace. It was almost enough to make the Boston fans forget about the guy he replaced. But not quite. On a night the fans seemed more interested in taunting former Celtics point...

Love at peace, not worried about trade chatter

Nov. 26, 2019 2:19 AM EST

Kevin Love knows change could be coming. A couple of years ago, uncertainty might have been something that stressed him out, triggered the sorts of feelings like the ones that manifested themselves in the form of an in-game panic attack in 2017, rendered him unable to compete as efficiently as he wanted. Not this...

Celtics hold off Kings 103-102 despite Hield's 41 points

Nov. 25, 2019 11:25 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Smart had the ball bounce right for him and the Boston Celtics this time. Jaylen Brown scored 24 points, Jayson Tatum had 20 and the Celtics held off the Sacramento Kings 103-102 despite a career-high 41 points from Buddy Hield on Monday night. Smart had 17 points, including two key...