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Bill Russell to auction most of his prized NBA memorabilia

Jul. 22, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The most decorated man in NBA history will be giving the public a chance to own some of the prized memorabilia from his Hall of Fame career. Bill Russell announced Thursday he is offering hundreds of items from his personal collection, including trophies,...

For Crowder, Game 1 is a birthday gift like none other

Jul. 06, 2021 20:19 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Jae Crowder got a birthday present like none other: He is playing in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Crowder turned 31 on Tuesday, the day that his Phoenix Suns open the NBA Finals against the Milwaukee Bucks. He will be the first player in NBA history to play...

Williams, Paul emotional after Phoenix reaches NBA Finals

Jul. 01, 2021 03:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Monty Williams wasn't named NBA Coach of the Year, but he has something more monumental — a trip to the NBA Finals. While Chris Paul was emotional Wednesday night after the Phoenix Suns eliminated the Los Angeles Clippers 130-103 in Game 6 of the...

Maine's minor league hockey team to affiliate with Bruins

Jun. 29, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine-based minor league hockey team is close to announcing a new affiliation with the Boston Bruins. The Portland Press Herald reported on Tuesday that it had confirmed the affiliation between the Maine Mariners of Portland and the National...

Celtics coach Udoka wants to ‘bring the dog out’ in stars

Jun. 28, 2021 16:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — When Ime Udoka looks at the Boston Celtics’ roster, he sees a team with pieces to build around and endless potential. He also sees a chance — and has been given an invitation — to push the team’s youthful core harder than it was under his...

AP source: Celtics hire Nets assistant Udoka as new coach

Jun. 23, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have hired Brooklyn Nets assistant Ime Udoka to be their new coach, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced. ...

AP source: Boston Celtics hire Brooklyn Nets assistant Ime Udoka to be their new head coach

Jun. 23, 2021 16:12 PM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — AP source: Boston Celtics hire Brooklyn Nets assistant Ime Udoka to be their new head coach.

Stevens adjusting to new role with Celtics, mum on new coach

Jun. 21, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Stevens is still getting used to his new job as the Celtics' president of basketball operations. He’s also keeping tight-lipped about candidates in Boston’s head coaching search. But once he’s made that hire and is done tinkering with the roster...

Celtics send Kemba Walker, 16th pick to Thunder for Horford

Jun. 18, 2021 12:09 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics are bringing Al Horford back, trading point guard Kemba Walker to Oklahoma City for the five-time All-Star on Friday in Brad Stevens' first major move since he moved from the Boston bench to the front office. Boston will also send the No. 16...

Former Celtic Bob Cousy getting statue in Worcester

Jun. 12, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Former Boston Celtics and Holy Cross great Bob Cousy is getting his own statue in Worcester. The statue outside the DCU Center is scheduled to be unveiled Friday. The now 92-year-old Cousy, who has called Worcester home for...