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Brogdon, Gallinari willing to sacrifice to help Celtics

Jul. 12, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon and Danilo Gallinari both grew up surrounded by Boston Celtics fandom. As a kid in Italy, Gallinari was an admirer of Larry Bird. And when was drafted by the New York Knicks in 2008, he remembers being given a disc containing the Hall of Famer’s...

Stevens: Adding depth, playmaker top priorities for Celtics

Jun. 21, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Stevens knows the Celtics need to make changes this offseason if they hope to remain in the mix of what is expected to be a retooled group of teams competing at the top of the Eastern Conference next season. Just don’t expect Boston’s president of basketball...

Pivetta goes 7 strong with 10 Ks; Red Sox hold off Cards 6-4

Jun. 19, 2022 18:00 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Nick Pivetta pitched seven dominant innings with 10 strikeouts, Christian Vázquez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox held off the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 on Sunday to win their fifth straight series. Trevor Story added a solo shot and Jackie Bradley Jr. had...

Celtics take bitter with sweet after losing in NBA Finals

Jun. 17, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics made an NBA Finals run nobody saw coming, rising from a team that was three games under .500 in early January under a first-time head coach to being within two victories of winning the franchise’s 18th championship. After having those hopes dashed in the...

Warriors beat Celtics 103-90 to win 4th NBA title in 8 years

Jun. 17, 2022 08:30 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, topping the Boston Celtics 103-90 on Thursday night for their fourth title in the last eight seasons. Stephen Curry scored 34 points and was named the NBA Finals MVP as the Warriors claimed the franchise’s...

After good rise, Tatum, Celtics fall flat late in NBA Finals

Jun. 17, 2022 01:05 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — When Jayson Tatum made consecutive baskets to cap a game-opening Boston blitz, TD Garden was at its absolute loudest. It sure got quiet in a hurry. So did Tatum. After climbing back to the top of the Eastern Conference, the Celtics fell...

Winning Wiggins: Warriors All-Star shining in NBA Finals

Jun. 15, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Andrew Wiggins’ critics always focused on what they thought he wasn’t. Not driven enough to be the No. 1 pick in the draft, they said. Just not good enough to be an All-Star starter, they argued. One more victory by the Golden State Warriors and...

Warriors lean on history with a chance to close out Celtics

Jun. 15, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Warriors have been within a game of clinching a championship in three of Golden State’s previous five trips to the NBA Finals during his 13-year NBA career. Back again and with a 3-2 series lead on the Celtics, Curry says he’ll lean on that...

Grueling playoffs take toll on Celtics in NBA Finals

Jun. 14, 2022 14:42 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The wear and tear from back-to-back seven-game series seems to be taking its toll on the Boston Celtics at the worst possible time. Tired legs have led to shots falling short down the stretch in back-to-back losses that have left the Celtics on the brink of...

Wiggins delivers on both ends, Warriors lead NBA Finals 3-2

Jun. 14, 2022 01:25 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Exhibiting a determined confidence and grit all game, Andrew Wiggins single-handedly took the pressure off Stephen Curry and delivered the best game yet of his eight-year career. Now, the first-time All-Star is on the cusp of becoming a first-time NBA champion...