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Vucevic scores 29, Bulls snap Celtics' 6-game streak, 102-96

Apr. 19, 2021 23:05 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Bulls have a difficult road to travel if they want to secure a spot in the playoffs. But they feel like replicating their defensive effort from the past two games might be the thing that helps them get there. Nikola Vucevic had...

Jaylen Brown scores 40, Celtics beat Lakers 121-113

Apr. 16, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored four of his 40 points in the final minute, and the Boston Celtics blew most of a 27-point lead in the fourth quarter before holding on for their fifth straight victory, 121-113 over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night. Brown...

Tatum scores 32, Celtics edge Trail Blazers for 4th straight

Apr. 14, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 32 points, including a key 3-pointer in the final moments, and the Boston Celtics held off the Portland Trail Blazers 116-115 on Tuesday night to extend their winning streak to four games. Jaylen Brown added 24 points and Kemba...

Boston bullies: Celtics' 31-3 run ends Nuggets' win streak

Apr. 11, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brad Stevens could sense the game slipping away. He could feel the rim-rattling dunks and the transition buckets coming. Instead of Boston bowing to the NBA's hottest team, though, the Celtics used an epic 31-3 run to halt the Denver Nuggets' eight-game...

Tatum's career-high 53 help Celtics top T-Wolves 145-136

Apr. 09, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The only regret Jayson Tatum had about his first career 50-point game was that his 2-year-old son wasn't there to see it. But the All-Star has a solution for that. “It just means I’ll have to do it again someday," Tatum said....

Brown scores 32, Celtics hold on for 101-99 win over Knicks

Apr. 07, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown had 32 points and 10 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Knicks 101-99 on Wednesday night. Jayson Tatum committed eight turnovers but finished with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Marcus Smart added...

Embiid scores 35, 76ers dominate Celtics in 106-96 win

Apr. 06, 2021 23:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Doc Rivers said his star big man Joel Embiid had a few words for him as he walked off the TD Garden court on Tuesday night. “I’m back,” Embiid told the 76ers coach. “I noticed,” Rivers replied. In just...

Analysis: Results vary in NBA with trades, buyouts

Apr. 06, 2021 02:54 AM EDT

Andre Drummond didn't even make it to halftime of his debut with the Lakers before a toenail came off and put the four-time rebounding leader back on the sideline as Los Angeles lost to Milwaukee. LaMarcus Aldridge's first game in a month, with Brooklyn, was quite a bit...

Jazz set record for 3s in half, beat Magic 137-91

Apr. 04, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Even with the best record in the NBA, the Utah Jazz are always looking for ways to improve. Donovan Mitchell scored 22 points and the Jazz set an NBA record for 3-pointers in a half in a 137-91 win over the short-handed Orlando Magic on Saturday...

Ross lifts Magic over short-handed Pelicans in overtime

Apr. 02, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Terrence Ross hit two key jumpers late in overtime, Wendell Carter III scored 21 points and the Orlando Magic beat the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 115-110 on Thursday night. The Pelicans played without Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Lonzo...