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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...

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...

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...

Celtics F Hayward has surgery on broken left hand

Nov. 11, 2019 8:15 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward had surgery on his broken left hand, a move that is expected to keep him out for about six weeks. The team sent out a release late in the first quarter of Monday's game against Dallas that Hayward had successful surgery "to repair a fourth metacarpal...

Celtics beat Hornets 108-87 in Walker's return to Charlotte

Nov. 7, 2019 11:58 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As he peered up at the videoboard suspended above the court, Kemba Walker broke into a wide smile and tears trickled down his cheeks. The Hornets honored their all-time leading scorer with a highlight video Thursday night, giving the Boston Celtics point guard a hero's welcome in his...

Hayward ties career high with 39 as Celtics top Cavs 119-113

Nov. 5, 2019 11:21 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Gordon Hayward capped a perfect night from inside the arc with the biggest basket of the game. Hayward tied a career high with 39 points, making all 16 of his 2-point attempts, and the Boston Celtics won their fifth straight game by holding off the Cleveland Cavaliers 119-113 on Tuesday....

Tatum jumper lifts Celtics to 104-102 win over Knicks

Nov. 2, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum made a big play at a big moment for the Boston Celtics. Then he made it sound very routine. Tatum hit a turnaround jumper with 1.3 seconds remaining, and the Celtics beat the New York Knicks 104-102 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory. "It feels great, but I don't...

Walker scores 32 points, Celtics rally to beat Bucks 116-105

Oct. 30, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Bucks exploited gaps in the Celtics' defense on their way to beating Boston in five games last season in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Celtics used a balanced, barrage of offense to return the favor in their first matchup this season. Kemba Walker had 21 of his 32 points in the...

Dragic scores 25, Heat rally to beat Bucks 131-126

Oct. 26, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Goran Dragic scored 25 points off the bench, Bam Adebayo added 19 points and the Miami Heat rallied from a 21-point third-quarter deficit to beat Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks in overtime 131-126 on Saturday night. Antetokounmpo finished with 29 points, 17 rebounds and nine...