Latest Boston Celtics News

Taking his shot: Jordan, NBA owners, enter tequila business

Sep. 16, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — When Michael Jordan decided to get into the tequila business, he could have slapped his name on the label, maybe autographed a few bottles and sold out the whole run in hours. No matter what it tasted like. Instead, the basketball hall of famer and owner of the Charlotte Hornets teamed up...

Tatum returns to practice, still out with sprained ankle

Sep. 9, 2019 11:09 AM EDT

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Jayson Tatum returned to practice with the U.S. men's basketball team Monday, less than a week after he sprained his left ankle. He did not play Monday night when the U.S. (5-0) closed World Cup second-round action with a win over Brazil. It is unclear if Tatum will be ready for a...

US forward Jayson Tatum to miss 2 games with ankle sprain

Sep. 4, 2019 6:10 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — U.S. forward Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics will miss at least the Americans' next two games at the World Cup because of a sprained left ankle. Tatum will not play against Japan on Thursday or in the Americans' first second-round game on Saturday. He will be re-evaluated Monday, the...

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

Aug. 22, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump presented 91-year-old basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, praising the Boston Celtics star as "one of the all-time greats in the history of sports." Cousy played for the Celtics from 1950 to 1963, winning six league...

For Celtics, USA World Cup camp is a preseason bonus

Aug. 21, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

Red, white and blue. The colors of USA Basketball. Except this summer, green — Celtics green, to be precise — would work on that palette as well. The Boston Celtics will have at least three and possibly four players on the final 12-man roster that USA Basketball will take to China next week for the...

Celtics to buy minor league affiliate in Maine

Jul. 26, 2019 11:23 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Boston Celtics say the organization has reached an agreement to buy the Maine Red Claws, a minor league team it has been affiliated with for a decade. The Red Claws are an NBA G League team that plays in Portland and has been affiliated with the Celtics since getting started in...