Latest Boston Celtics News

Jaylen Brown scores 40, Celtics beat Lakers 121-113

Apr. 16, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored four of his 40 points in the final minute, and the Boston Celtics blew most of a 27-point lead in the fourth quarter before holding on for their fifth straight victory, 121-113 over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night. Brown...

Tatum scores 32, Celtics edge Trail Blazers for 4th straight

Apr. 14, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 32 points, including a key 3-pointer in the final moments, and the Boston Celtics held off the Portland Trail Blazers 116-115 on Tuesday night to extend their winning streak to four games. Jaylen Brown added 24 points and Kemba...

Kuzma nets 24, lifts Lakers past short-handed Hornets 101-93

Apr. 13, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Frank Vogel isn't complaining about the Los Angeles Lakers finishing a seven-game road trip with a 4-3 record. “I think all of our guys are really fatigued right now,” the Lakers' second-year head coach said. “We are stretched really thin...

Ex-student sues U of Evansville, ex-coach, alleging rape

Apr. 13, 2021 13:16 PM EDT

EVANSVILLE. Ind. (AP) — A former student is suing the University of Evansville and its former basketball coach, Walter McCarty, accusing him of rape and the school of not protecting students from him, allegations that both deny. The Title IX lawsuit filed Monday in U.S....

Boston bullies: Celtics' 31-3 run ends Nuggets' win streak

Apr. 11, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brad Stevens could sense the game slipping away. He could feel the rim-rattling dunks and the transition buckets coming. Instead of Boston bowing to the NBA's hottest team, though, the Celtics used an epic 31-3 run to halt the Denver Nuggets' eight-game...

Tatum's career-high 53 help Celtics top T-Wolves 145-136

Apr. 09, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The only regret Jayson Tatum had about his first career 50-point game was that his 2-year-old son wasn't there to see it. But the All-Star has a solution for that. “It just means I’ll have to do it again someday," Tatum said....

Brown scores 32, Celtics hold on for 101-99 win over Knicks

Apr. 07, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown had 32 points and 10 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Knicks 101-99 on Wednesday night. Jayson Tatum committed eight turnovers but finished with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Marcus Smart added...

Embiid scores 35, 76ers dominate Celtics in 106-96 win

Apr. 06, 2021 23:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Doc Rivers said his star big man Joel Embiid had a few words for him as he walked off the TD Garden court on Tuesday night. “I’m back,” Embiid told the 76ers coach. “I noticed,” Rivers replied. In just...

Tatum's 22, 3-pointers lift Celtics over Hornets, 116-86

Apr. 04, 2021 21:20 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum had 22 points and eight rebounds, and the Boston Celtics blew past the short-handed Charlotte Hornets 116-86 on Sunday. Evan Fournier had four 3-pointers and 17 points. Robert Williams finished with 16 points and eight rebounds to help Boston...

Bucks slip past Kings 129-128 without Antetokounmpo

Apr. 04, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jrue Holiday scored a season-high 33 points to go with 11 assists and seven rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks overcame the absence of Giannis Antetokounmpo to beat the Sacramento Kings 129-128 on Saturday night. Brook Lopez had 26 points and...