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Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum scores on a reverse layup during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Brown, returning Tatum lead Celtics over Bulls 119-103

Jan. 26, 2021 1:04 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The toughest part of having COVID-19 for Jayson Tatum wasn't the headache, the high temperature and chills he experienced. Those symptoms went away after the first night. Most difficult was the mental toll. “It was tough, especially your initial reaction once you find out,” he...

Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown shoots during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Brown scores 33, leads Celtics to 141-103 win over Cavs

Jan. 24, 2021 10:01 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 20 of his 33 points in the third quarter and the Boston Celtics snapped their three-game losing streak Sunday night by cruising to a 141-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Kemba Walker added 21 points, Daniel Theis scored 17, Carsen Edwards had 15 and Marcus Smart...

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, left, shoots over Boston Celtics center Daniel Theis during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Embiid scores 42, leads 76ers past Celtics 117-109

Jan. 20, 2021 10:40 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid has been the early season MVP for the Sixers. At this rate, the All-Star center could be in contention for a bigger prize. Embiid had 42 points and 10 rebounds, and Tobias Harris scored 22 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 117-109 win over the Boston Celtics on...

Boston Celtics' Kemba Walker (8) shoots against New York Knicks' Mitchell Robinson (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Kemba Walker returns, but Knicks blow out Celtics 105-75

Jan. 17, 2021 4:15 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Julius Randle scored 20 points with 12 rebounds and RJ Barrett had 19 and 11 on Sunday to help the New York Knicks snap a five-game losing streak and beat the Boston Celtics 105-75. Jaylen Brown scored 25 for Boston, which had the best record in the Eastern Conference after winning five in a...

Boston Celtics' Kemba Walker (8) talks to Jaylen Brown (7), Robert Williams III (44) and Brad Wanamaker, right rear, on the floor during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball Eastern Conference final against the Miami Heat on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Walker taking his time as Celtics look to resume play

Jan. 14, 2021 3:37 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — For now the season debut of Celtics point guard Kemba Walker remains in a holding pattern. The Celtics haven’t played a game in nearly a week thanks to the recent rash of coronavirus cases that continues to cause postponements across the league. Walker would love to provide the team...

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) drives against Washington Wizards' Davis Bertans and center Moritz Wagner (21) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Celtics would be without Tatum, Brown for coronavirus rules

Jan. 9, 2021 8:34 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics could be without stars Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and a number of other players because of coronavirus safety protocols when they face Miami on Sunday. The Celtics are listing Tatum as doubtful and Brown as questionable for the rematch of the Eastern Conference finals....

Washington Wizards guard Russell Westbrook (4) passes the ball under pressure from Boston Celtics center Daniel Theis (27) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Tatum has 32 to help Celtics hold off Beal, Wizards 116-107

Jan. 8, 2021 11:00 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum had 32 points, Jaylen Brown had 27 points and 13 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics held off Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards 116-107 Friday night for their fourth straight win. Beal had 41 points and eight rebounds a game after tying the franchise record with 60 points...

Celtics' Walker cleared to practice following knee procedure

Jan. 8, 2021 6:39 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics may soon have one of their top players back on the court. All-Star point guard Kemba Walker has been cleared to begin practicing, the team announced Friday. Walker hasn’t played this season after receiving a stem cell injection in his left knee prior to the start...

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) drives around Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Tatum scores 40 in Celtics' 126-114 win over Raptors

Jan. 4, 2021 11:23 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 40 points and the Boston Celtics rolled to a 126-114 win over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. Playing without three of their top guards, the Celtics shook off a slow start to lead by as many as 26 in the second half. They shot 48.8% overall. Tatum turned the game...

Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum (0) goes to the basket against Indiana Pacers' T.J. Warren, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Tatum helps Celtics rally to beat Pacers 116-111

Dec. 29, 2020 10:18 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens suspected history was repeating itself for the second time in three nights in his hometown. His team was “knocked all over the place” by the physical Indiana Pacers in a one-sided third quarter. But much to the satisfaction of Stevens, who...