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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo shoots a three-point asket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Antetokounmpo, Bucks hold off Celtics, 128-123

Jan. 17, 2020 1:38 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer dug into his team after Thursday night's win. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 17 rebounds, Khris Middleton scored 23 and the Bucks held off the Boston Celtics 128-123 despite blowing two separate 20-point leads. “We were up 20 twice and...

Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) outruns Chicago Bulls guard Tomas Satoransky (31) and forward Daniel Gafford (12) on a drive to the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Tatum and Brown lead Celtics to 113-101 win over Bulls

Jan. 13, 2020 11:42 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum didn’t hesitate when asked about the team’s chemistry nearly halfway into the season. “It’s a lot of fun when everybody’s contributing. Guys are genuinely happy for one another’s success,” he said after the Boston Celtics coasted...

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, right, is held back by a referee as Celtics forward Gordon Hayward (20) holds Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) during a scuffle in the last seconds of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, in Boston. The Celtics won 109-106. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Celtics survive 18-point deficit in 1st, beat Hawks 109-106

Jan. 3, 2020 11:03 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Daniel Theis had already seen Trae Young make five 3-pointers — a few from more than 30 feet away — so he could pretty much figure out what the Atlanta Hawks guard was thinking in the final seconds of a two-point game. “As soon as I switched on him, I knew he wanted to...

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid celebrates a made basket in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Embiid has 38 points, 13 boards, Sixers beat Celtics 115-109

Dec. 12, 2019 11:52 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Joel Embiid answered the criticism from a couple of Hall of Famers in the most productive way possible. After Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley said Embiid wasn't playing up to his potential, the 76ers center conceded that they were probably right. Then he produced one of his best games...

Boston Celtics guard Brad Wanamaker (9) is fouled by Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis (11) as he shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Brogdon, Holiday help Pacers rally past Celtics 122-117

Dec. 11, 2019 10:51 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana aced one major test Wednesday. Now coach Nate McMillan expects the Pacers to continue putting up high marks. Malcolm Brogdon scored 29 points and made all 15 of his free throws, the Holiday brothers combined for 20 fourth-quarter points and Indiana rallied from a 10-point...

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) drives to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers forward John Henson (31) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. The Celtics won 110-88. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Walker scores 22, Celts beat Cavs 110-88 in Hayward's return

Dec. 9, 2019 11:40 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Gordon Hayward got back in the lineup and helped the Boston Celtics build a big lead. Kemba Walker made sure it didn’t completely disappear. Walker led Boston’s balanced scoring with 22 points, Hayward had 14 points in his return from a broken hand and the Celtics remained...

Hayward scores 14 in return, Celtics beat Cavaliers 110-88

Dec. 9, 2019 11:31 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Kemba Walker led Boston’s balanced scoring with 22 points, Gordon Hayward had 14 points in his return from a broken hand and the Celtics remained unbeaten at home with a 110-88 victory over the sinking Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night. Jaylen Brown had 20 points and seven rebounds,...

CORRECTS TO SHOOTS NOT HITS THE WINNING BASKET - Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart shoots over Sacramento Kings' Cory Joseph during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Celtics hold off Kings 103-102 despite Hield's 41 points

Nov. 25, 2019 11:25 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Smart had the ball bounce right for him and the Boston Celtics this time. Jaylen Brown scored 24 points, Jayson Tatum had 20 and the Celtics held off the Sacramento Kings 103-102 despite a career-high 41 points from Buddy Hield on Monday night. Smart had 17 points, including two key...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George, left, and forward Kawhi Leonard sit on the bench during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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...

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) shoots over Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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...