Latest Boston Celtics News

Russell to miss at least two weeks with right thumb injury

Nov. 16, 2019 3:35 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden State guard D’Angelo Russell will be sidelined for at least two weeks after he sprained his right thumb in Friday night’s 105-100 loss to the Boston Celtics, further depleting the backcourt already missing injured Splash Brothers Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson....

NBA-best Celtics hold off Warriors late to win 10th straight

Nov. 16, 2019 2:05 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yet another Golden State starter went down with an injury when D’Angelo Russell sprained his right thumb, but the Warriors still made mighty Boston work until the waning moments. Jayson Tatum dunked after a jump ball with 1:36 left to put Boston ahead, and the Celtics held off...

Bill Russell finally accepts Basketball Hall of Fame ring

Nov. 15, 2019 5:30 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Bill Russell finally accepted his Basketball Hall of Fame ring. The 11-time NBA champion, five-time MVP, Olympic gold medalist and two-time NCAA champ said on Twitter on Friday that he was presented with his Hall of Fame ring in a private ceremony. The 85-year-old Boston Celtics...

Celtics beat Wizards 140-133 despite 44 points from Beal

Nov. 13, 2019 11:21 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum was so disappointed in his last game that he went to the team’s practice facility later that night to work on his shooting. The Boston Celtics forward could go straight home on Wednesday. Tatum followed up his historically bad shooting performance by scoring 23 points, and...

Celtics F Hayward: Latest injury ‘frustrating’

Nov. 13, 2019 11:02 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward said he considers it “relatively good news” that his latest injury is only expected to keep him out for six weeks, even though it struck just as he was returning to form from the broken leg that cost him almost a full season....

Walker gets hot late, scores 29 as Celtics beat Mavs 116-106

Nov. 11, 2019 11:36 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Kemba Walker took on some extra responsibility at the offensive end in Boston's first game since Gordon Hayward broke his left hand. Walker made a trio of key 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with 29 points, Jaylen Brown added 25 points and 11 rebounds, and the Celtics beat the...

Celtics F Hayward has surgery on broken left hand

Nov. 11, 2019 8:15 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward had surgery on his broken left hand, a move that is expected to keep him out for about six weeks. The team sent out a release late in the first quarter of Monday's game against Dallas that Hayward had successful surgery "to repair a fourth metacarpal...

Celtics lose Hayward to injury, beat Spurs for 7th straight

Nov. 9, 2019 11:27 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 30 points and the Boston Celtics routed the San Antonio Spurs 135-115 on Saturday in a victory that was tempered by the loss of Gordon Hayward, who broke his left hand late in the first half. Kemba Walker add 26 points as Boston (7-1) won its seventh straight game and...

Hayward breaks left hand in Celtics' 135-115 rout of Spurs

Nov. 9, 2019 9:19 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In the midst of Boston's most dominant performance of the season, Celtics point guard Kemba Walker could only muster anger and confusion after learning Gordon Hayward broke his left hand. Jaylen Brown scored 30 points and Boston routed the San Antonio Spurs 135-115 on Saturday in a...

Celtics' Hayward breaks left hand, out at least a month

Nov. 9, 2019 8:08 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward will miss at least a month with a broken left hand after colliding with San Antonio's LaMarcus Aldridge on Saturday night. The Celtics say Hayward was sent for an X-ray that confirmed the diagnosis. Hayward, who did not return to the game, could...