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Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown (7) drives past Charlotte Hornets' Terry Rozier, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Tatum, Walker lead Celtics to 119-93 win over Hornets

Dec. 22, 2019 9:38 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics found a game plan that worked in crunch time against the Charlotte Hornets. They got the ball to Jayson Tatum and got out of the way. Tatum scored 22 of his career-high 39 points in the fourth quarter and grabbed 12 rebounds as Boston pulled away and beat Charlotte 119-93...

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens, right, instructs his team as Celtics forward Jayson Tatum waits to inbound the ball in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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...

Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) celebrates after hitting a 3-pointer during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat in Boston, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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...

Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) dribbles as New York Knicks guard Dennis Smith Jr. (5) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)

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...

Boston Celtics' Kemba Walker (8) drives past Brooklyn Nets' Jarrett Allen (31) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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...

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) works against Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) for a shot opportunity in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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 team doctor says Walker didn't suffer serious injury

Nov. 25, 2019 7:46 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Celtics guard Kemba Walker wasn’t seriously injured during a scary collision with a teammate last week that led to him being taken from the court on a stretcher, Boston’s team doctor said Monday, but Walker will be kept out of the lineup until he goes through a full practice....

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, left, looks to pass the ball as Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, in Denver. The Nuggets won 96-92. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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...

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray, right, is defended by Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Celtics’ Kemba Walker has concussion-like symptoms

Nov. 22, 2019 10:52 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker collided with teammate Semi Ojeleye late in the second quarter, striking Ojeleye's abdomen area head-first and going down on to the court in a heap against the Denver Nuggets on Friday night. In a tweet, the Celtics said Walker has been diagnosed with...