Latest Brad Stevens 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...

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...

Another perfect night by Williams lifts Celtics over Rockets

Apr. 02, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Something about playing the Houston Rockets brings out the best in Celtics big man Robert Williams. And it was exactly the spark Boston needed to break out of a recent slump. Williams had a career-high 20 points, nine rebounds and...

Zion scores 28, Pelicans beat Boston 115-109

Mar. 29, 2021 22:49 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Zion Williamson scored 28 points and the New Orleans Pelicans held on after blowing most of a 17-point, fourth-quarter lead to beat Boston 115-109 on Monday night in the Celtics' first game in front of their home fans since before the pandemic. A masked...

Tatum scores 27 points, Celtics rally to beat Thunder 111-94

Mar. 28, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 20 of his 27 points in the second half and the Boston Celtics rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-94 on Saturday night. Jaylen Brown added 25 points to help the Celtics close out a four-game trip...