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Ball's triple-double carries Hornets past Celtics, 111-102

Jan. 19, 2022 23:34 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — LaMelo Ball had a triple-double with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 111-102 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Terry Rozier led Charlotte with 28 points against his former team. Miles Bridges scored 22 and...

Brown scores 34 points, Celtics beat Cavaliers 111-101

Dec. 22, 2021 22:59 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 34 points and the Boston Celtics beat depleted Cleveland 111-101 on Wednesday night to end the Cavaliers’ winning streak at six. Robert Williams III added a career-high 21 points along with 11 rebounds and seven assists, and Jayson Tatum had 18...

Richardson has season-high 27 points, Celtics beat Knicks

Dec. 18, 2021 23:04 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Josh Richardson scored a season-high 27 points, Jayson Tatum had 25 and the Boston Celtics beat the New York Knicks 114-107 on Saturday night with each team missing six players because of COVID-19 protocols. Jaylen Brown added 23 points for Boston. After blowing a...

Tatum (26 pts, 16 reb) leads Celtics past 76ers, 88-87

Dec. 01, 2021 23:15 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum had made just one of his first six shots against Philadelphia when Celtics coach Ime Udoka came to him with a sort of a pep talk. “I told him it would be nice to make a shot,” Udoka said. “He looked up at me and said: ‘I’ve got nine...

Tatum, Celtics send Rockets to 15th straight loss, 108-90

Nov. 22, 2021 22:43 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown had 19 in his return from missing eight games with an injury and the Boston Celtics coasted by Houston 108-90 on Monday night, sending the Rockets to their 15th straight loss. Dennis Schroder added 18 points for...

Tatum (33 points), Schroder (29) carry Celtics past Thunder

Nov. 20, 2021 22:31 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 33 points, Dennis Schroder had 29 and the Boston Celtics beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-105 on Saturday night. Al Horford added 10 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists for Boston, which won for seventh time in 10 games. Grant...

Tatum scores 37, Celtics beat Lakers in James' return

Nov. 20, 2021 00:01 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum grew up idolizing Kobe Bryant, so he knew all about the Celtics-Lakers rivalry even before becoming part of it. On Friday night, he put on an offensive show in front of Celtics Hall of Famers Bill Russell and Paul Pierce in the latest chapter....

Garland, Cavs erase 19-point deficit to beat Celtics 91-89

Nov. 13, 2021 23:44 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland made two free throws with 9.4 seconds left and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from 19 points down in the third quarter to stun the Boston Celtics 91-89 on Saturday night in the opener of a two-game set. Dennis Schroder had an opportunity...

Celtics crank up defense again, roll past Heat 95-78

Nov. 04, 2021 23:42 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Whatever the Boston Celtics said at that team dinner a few days ago clearly worked. Especially on the defensive end. Jaylen Brown scored 17 points to lead six Boston players in double figures, and the Celtics played airtight defense for...

Montrezl Harrell helps Wizards beat Celtics, 116-107

Oct. 27, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Montrezl Harrell scored 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting and had 11 rebounds in the Washington Wizards' 116-107 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Spencer Dinwiddie added 22 points, and Bradley Beal had 17 for the Wizards. They have opened...