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Horford and Smart cleared to play, White out for Celtics

May. 19, 2022 19:20 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Boston Celtics are closer to whole for the Eastern Conference finals. Al Horford's stay in the NBA's health and safety protocols ended Thursday, a few hours before tipoff of Game 2 of the series against the Miami Heat. And Defensive Player of the Year Marcus...

Celtics rule Smart, Horford out for Game 1 against Heat

May. 17, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Boston was without two starters for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night, with Al Horford entering the NBA's health and safety protocols and Marcus Smart unable to play because of a mid-foot sprain. The Celtics announced those updates about three...

Holiday stops Celtics' last 2 plays, Bucks take 3-2 lead

May. 11, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo was having his best shooting night of the playoffs. Milwaukee dominated on the boards. And still the Bucks trailed Boston by 14 points in a game that could send the defending NBA champions to the brink of elimination. That's when Jrue Holiday...

Brown scores 30, Celtics beat Bucks 109-86 to even series

May. 03, 2022 23:34 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — There was a moment during the Celtics’ series-opening loss to the Bucks when it seemed as if Jaylen Brown would never make a shot. Early in Game 2, it felt like he might not miss. Brown scored 25 of his 30 points in the first half, and Boston beat...

Celtics' Smart out with thigh bruise for Game 2 vs. Bucks

May. 03, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been ruled out of Tuesday's Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals with a bruised right thigh. Smart was hurt Sunday in the loss to the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 1. The defensive player of the year, was hit twice in his thigh and...

Poor shooting costs Celtics late in Game 1 loss to Bucks

May. 01, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — For most of Game 1 of their second-round series opener against Milwaukee, the Celtics did pretty much everything they wanted to on the defensive end against Giannis Antetokounmpo. They blitzed him early with multiple defenders when he received the ball in the post...

Giannis, Holiday help Bucks rally past Celtics 127-121

Apr. 07, 2022 23:17 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks turned up their defensive intensity just in time Thursday night to beat the short-handed Boston Celtics and take over second place in the Eastern Conference standings. Once the playoffs arrive, they're hoping they can make those game-changing...

Jaylen Brown scores 32 points; Celtics rout Wizards 144-102

Apr. 03, 2022 21:49 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 32 points, Jayson Tatum had 22 and the Boston Celtics cruised to a 144-102 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday in their regular-season home finale. Jockeying for one of the top seeds in the Eastern Conference, Boston posted a season-high...

Brown, Tatum pair up to lead Celtics past Pacers 128-123

Apr. 01, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 32 points and Jayson Tatum had 31 to help the Boston Celtics stop a rare late-season stumble and beat the Indiana Pacers 128-123 on Friday night. It was the eighth time this season that “The Jays” each scored at least 30 points. ...

Jimmy Butler scores 24 to help Heat fend off Celtics 106-98

Mar. 30, 2022 23:36 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — An untimely losing streak has left the Miami Heat with some late-season competition for the Eastern Conference’s top seed. They took a step toward regaining some of the ground they lost recently against one of their chief challengers. Jimmy Butler...