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Tatum, Brown lead Celtics to easy 125-98 win over Suns

Dec. 08, 2022 01:21 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The hardest task these days for the Boston Celtics might be staying humble. Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown each scored 25 points, Malcolm Brogdon added 16 off the bench and the rolling Celtics embarrassed the sloppy Phoenix Suns 125-98 on Wednesday night. ...

Paul back in lineup for Suns after 14-game injury absence

Dec. 07, 2022 21:38 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul is back in the starting lineup for the Phoenix Suns after missing a month with a sore right heel. The 12-time All-Star guard returned Wednesday night against the NBA-leading Boston Celtics. The 37-year-old was listed as questionable for the game but did...

Tatum has 31, Celtics beat Raptors 116-110 for 7th win in 8

Dec. 05, 2022 23:30 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Jayson Tatum had 31 points and 12 rebounds, Jaylen Brown scored 22 points and the Boston Celtics won for the seventh time in eight games, beating the Toronto Raptors 116-110 on Monday night. Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Smart scored 18 points for Boston after...

Celtics snap Nets' 4-game winning streak with 103-92 win

Dec. 04, 2022 21:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Even when Jaylen Brown was pouring in the points early, the Boston Celtics knew they'd need to turn to their defense late. Then they locked down the Brooklyn Nets, just like they did last spring. “Our defense definitely won us the game tonight, no...

Bucks' Khris Middleton shows no signs of rust in his return

Dec. 03, 2022 00:06 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton initially said that making his 2022-23 debut in his return from offseason wrist surgery felt great. Then he quickly corrected himself. “I should actually say good,” Middleton said Friday night after the...

Adebayo, Herro lead Heat over Celtics after Brown forces OT

Dec. 02, 2022 23:51 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Bam Adebayo scored 28 points, Tyler Herro had 26 and the Miami Heat completed a split of two games in Boston, beating the Celtics 120-116 on Friday night after Jaylen Brown banked in a long 3-pointer to force overtime. Heat leading scorer Jimmy Butler returned to the...

Butler returns to lineup for Heat against Celtics

Dec. 02, 2022 20:09 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Miami leading scorer Jimmy Butler returned to the starting lineup Friday night for the Heat's rematch against the Boston Celtics. The 33-year-old Butler was sidelined with a sore right knee for the previous seven games, including a 134-121 loss to the Celtics on...

Bucks' Middleton probable to make his season debut Friday

Dec. 01, 2022 22:04 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton appears on the verge of making his 2022-23 debut as he returns from offseason wrist surgery. The NBA released an injury report Thursday night that listed the three-time All-Star as probable for the Bucks’ Friday night game...

Royals tour US green tech incubator, meet at-risk youth

Dec. 01, 2022 20:58 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Prince and Princess of Wales on Thursday heard about solar-powered autonomous boats and low-carbon cement at a green technology startup incubator in suburban Boston before learning how a nonprofit gives young people the tools to stay out jail and away from violence. ...

AP source: Celtics extend Horford for 2 years, $20 million

Dec. 01, 2022 17:06 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics aren't letting Al Horford go anywhere this time. The team announced Thursday that the 36-year-old veteran big man has signed an extension to remain in Boston. The deal is for two years and $20 million, according to a person with knowledge...