Latest Boston Celtics News

Celtics center Al Horford tests positive for COVID-19

Oct. 12, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics say center Al Horford has tested positive for COVID-19. Horford is currently in isolation and didn't travel with the team for its two-game exhibition road trip to Florida, which includes games in Orlando on Wednesday and Miami on Friday....

New coach Udoka wants to push Celtics' young core

Oct. 12, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — New Celtics coach Ime Udoka has seen All-Stars Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown enough to know how talented they are. As an assistant on the U.S. men’s national team in 2018, and again for the 76ers and Nets teams that met the Celtics in the playoffs in...

Celtics guard Jaylen Brown tests positive for COVID-19

Oct. 08, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday and will miss the team's exhibition game against the Toronto Raptors. The Celtics said he was asymptomatic and entering isolation. The third overall pick in the...

Udoka misses Celtics media day, to be ready for camp

Sep. 27, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

CANTON, Mass. (AP) — Ime Udoka will have to wait one more day to get together with his new team. The Boston Celtics head coach tested positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19 this month and was in his last day of isolation when the team convened for media day on...

The Latest: Leonard tries to stay 'relevant' during rehab

Sep. 27, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

The latest from NBA media day on Monday (All times EDT) ___ 4:15 p.m. Kawhi Leonard is heading into his third season with the Los Angeles Clippers just trying to get healthy. He’s two months into rehab after...

TD Garden to require vaccinations or negative COVID-19 tests

Sep. 22, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Anyone hoping to attend an event at the TD Garden — including Bruins or Celtics games and concerts — will be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result. The rules apply to players, referees, coaches, musicians, vendors,...

Larry Bird museum planners assembling memorabilia collection

Sep. 19, 2021 09:19 AM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Organizers of a planned museum about basketball great Larry Bird in Terre Haute are starting to assemble thousands of items ahead of its expected opening next year. The museum will be part of the new Terre Haute Convention Center, which remains...

Celtics get Hernangómez from Grizzlies for Edwards, Dunn

Sep. 15, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics have acquired forward Juancho Hernangómez from the Grizzlies in exchange for guards Carsen Edwards and Kris Dunn. Boston announced the deal Wednesday. As part of the transaction, Memphis will have the right to swap a 2026 second-round draft...

Pierce, Bosh, and Russell (again) inducted into hoops Hall

Sep. 11, 2021 23:14 PM EDT

Nine teams passed on Paul Pierce in the 1998 NBA draft, and if you think he doesn’t remember each and every one of them, then you don’t know Paul Pierce. The newly inducted basketball Hall of Famer called out by name — in order — the teams with the first nine...

Pierce leads class of 16 into basketball Hall of Fame

Sep. 10, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

If it didn’t really sink in when he slipped to the 10th pick in the 1998 NBA draft, Paul Pierce got the message when he went home to Los Angeles to play in the All-Star Game and got booed by his hometown fans. “That’s just the story of my career: Being the underdog,...