Latest Boston Celtics News

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...

Leonard and George to play together for 1st time with Clips

Nov. 20, 2019 8:52 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard returns after missing three games with the Los Angeles Clippers to play with Paul George for the first time against the Boston Celtics. It’s taken nearly a month, but the duo will be on the court together Wednesday night in the nationally televised game. Leonard had...

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...

Russell to miss at least two weeks with right thumb injury

Nov. 16, 2019 3:35 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden State guard D’Angelo Russell will be sidelined for at least two weeks after he sprained his right thumb in Friday night’s 105-100 loss to the Boston Celtics, further depleting the backcourt already missing injured Splash Brothers Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson....

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...

Bill Russell finally accepts Basketball Hall of Fame ring

Nov. 15, 2019 5:30 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Bill Russell finally accepted his Basketball Hall of Fame ring. The 11-time NBA champion, five-time MVP, Olympic gold medalist and two-time NCAA champ said on Twitter on Friday that he was presented with his Hall of Fame ring in a private ceremony. The 85-year-old Boston Celtics...

Celtics beat Wizards 140-133 despite 44 points from Beal

Nov. 13, 2019 11:21 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum was so disappointed in his last game that he went to the team’s practice facility later that night to work on his shooting. The Boston Celtics forward could go straight home on Wednesday. Tatum followed up his historically bad shooting performance by scoring 23 points, and...

Celtics F Hayward: Latest injury ‘frustrating’

Nov. 13, 2019 11:02 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward said he considers it “relatively good news” that his latest injury is only expected to keep him out for six weeks, even though it struck just as he was returning to form from the broken leg that cost him almost a full season....

Walker gets hot late, scores 29 as Celtics beat Mavs 116-106

Nov. 11, 2019 11:36 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Kemba Walker took on some extra responsibility at the offensive end in Boston's first game since Gordon Hayward broke his left hand. Walker made a trio of key 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with 29 points, Jaylen Brown added 25 points and 11 rebounds, and the Celtics beat the...