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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...

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...

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...

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...

Nuggets win 96-92 after Celtics’ Walker has head injury

Nov. 23, 2019 1:30 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray's strong finish helped the Denver Nuggets work their way through a stretch of ragged play. His thoughts after the game turned to an injured opponent. Murray scored 22 points, including two clutch free throws with 1.5 seconds remaining, and the Nuggets hung on to beat the Celtics...

Clippers edge Celtics 107-104 in OT with Leonard and George

Nov. 21, 2019 3:03 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and Lou Williams on the court, the Boston Celtics had to pick someone to leave unguarded. They chose Patrick Beverley and he made them pay. Beverley shined on both ends, playing his usual ornery defense while scoring 14 points and grabbing a career-high 16...

Tatum scores 26 to lead Celtics over Suns 99-85

Nov. 19, 2019 12:26 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Boston’s Kemba Walker took his time during the final seconds of the first half before accelerating around one defender and splitting two more while scooping a layup off the glass for the buzzer-beating basket. One night after their 10-game winning streak was snapped, the Celtics were...

Kings snap Celtics' 10-game win streak with 100-99 Victory

Nov. 17, 2019 8:02 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Boston Celtics were an unlucky bounce away from extending an historic start to their season. Instead, the Sacramento Kings walked away with a huge victory. Buddy Hield scored a season-high 35 points, Richaun Holmes hit two free throws with 13.3 seconds remaining to give...

NBA-best Celtics hold off Warriors late to win 10th straight

Nov. 16, 2019 2:05 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yet another Golden State starter went down with an injury when D’Angelo Russell sprained his right thumb, but the Warriors still made mighty Boston work until the waning moments. Jayson Tatum dunked after a jump ball with 1:36 left to put Boston ahead, and the Celtics held off...