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NBA-leading Celtics cruise to 8th straight win with 116-102 victory over Knicks

Feb. 25, 2024 00:42 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 30 points, Kristaps Porzingis had 22 and the NBA-leading Boston Celtics easily handled the New York Knicks 116-102 on Saturday night for their eighth consecutive victory. Brown shot 13-for-24 from the field and had eight rebounds for the Celtics,...

White and Tatum team to help Celtics beat Bulls 129-112 for season-high 7th straight win

Feb. 22, 2024 23:55 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Boston Celtics enjoyed their break and were ready to get back to work. The NBA leaders got the job done in another convincing win. Derrick White scored 28 points, Jayson Tatum added 25 and the Celtics won their season-high seventh straight game, beating the...

Analysis: Amid a wide-open playoff race, a wide-open NBA MVP race might be brewing as well

Feb. 21, 2024 06:06 AM EST

The new rule that rendered Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid ineligible for a second consecutive NBA MVP award because he’s missing too many games has the potential to create something the league hasn’t seen in almost two decades. That would be a wide-open MVP race. ...

The NBA's scoring boom is still going strong, and some wonder if that's a good thing

Feb. 19, 2024 12:05 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There was a week in January unlike almost any other in NBA history. Joel Embiid scored 70 and Karl-Anthony Towns scored 62 one night, followed four days later by Luka Doncic scoring 73 and Devin Booker scoring 62. That’s four 60-point games in five days —...

Points records fall at the All-Star Game, with the East beating the West 211-186

Feb. 18, 2024 23:40 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NBA wanted more competition. It got more points instead — more than ever before. And once again, the All-Star Game was all offense. All-Star MVP Damian Lillard of the Milwaukee Bucks scored 39 points and the Eastern Conference beat the...

Mac McClung earns perfect score to take 2nd straight NBA Slam Dunk Contest title over Jaylen Brown

Feb. 18, 2024 01:11 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mac McClung went back to school to win his second consecutive NBA Slam Dunk Contest. He asked Shaquille O'Neal to squeeze into McClung's old high school jersey, then grabbed the ball out of the big man's hands and leapt clear over him to draw five perfect scores...

Silver says the NBA's 65-game policy for awards is leading to players playing more

Feb. 17, 2024 20:49 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In Adam Silver’s eyes, the NBA’s new 65-game policy is working. The commissioner, in his annual All-Star weekend news conference, said Saturday night he believes the league’s rules, which mandate players must generally play in at least 65 games to be...

NBA talks about the role of AI at annual All-Star weekend tech summit

Feb. 16, 2024 22:22 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NBA has used artificial intelligence for some time. It helps the league generate highlights in real time, gives referees assistance when determining if goaltending occurred, translates play-by-play into multiple languages and even powers the league's app. ...

Tatum scores 41 points, Celtics beat Nets 118-110 for 5th straight win

Feb. 13, 2024 23:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Even though he tied a career high by scoring 31 points before halftime, Jayson Tatum wasn't tempted to chase a huge number. He's had big scoring nights before. He's after an NBA championship, and can only get that with all his teammates. Tatum had 41...

Tatum has 26 points and Celtics withstand late rally to beat Heat 110-106

Feb. 11, 2024 18:14 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Jayson Tatum had 26 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists and the Boston Celtics withstood a late rally to beat the Miami Heat 110-106 on Sunday. Kristaps Porzingis had 25 points, Jaylen Brown had 20 points and Jrue Holiday scored 15 for Boston, which hit 16 of 39...