| Apr 26, 2015
| 3:03 PM
BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James dribbled out the final 20 seconds while players embraced as the Cavaliers completed a sweep of the Celtics.
It may have been the calmest, most congenial 20 seconds of a physical game that left two players with...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 7:10 PM
They sweated the final hours of the regular season just to make sure they would have the chance. Now they sweat out these intervening weeks before standing at the mercy of the bouncing balls at the May 19 lottery.
Because finally getting back into the...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 8:26 PM
TORONTO — Marcus Smart hit a buzzer-beating layup in overtime as the Boston Celtics beat the Toronto Raptors 117-116 Saturday night.
With 2.6 seconds left and Boston trailing by one, Smart took a pass from a driving Isaiah Thomas and sneaked behind...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 7:06 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Avery Bradley had 30 points and eight rebounds, and the Boston Celtics beat the Charlotte Hornets 116-104 on Monday night for an important Eastern Conference victory.
Evan Turner added 15 points, while Jae Crowder and Marcus...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 3:58 PM
The Princeton women's basketball team remained unbeaten, opening the NCAA Tournament with an 80-70 win over Green Bay Saturday in College Park, Md. The No. 9 seed Tigers may be shaping up as America's Team in this tournament, so why not have America's...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 8:41 PM
BOSTON — Celtics coach Brad Stevens might soon be hearing some locker-room chatter about his team's playoff push with the way it's been playing.
Tyler Zeller scored a career-high 26 points, Avery Bradley had 20 and the Celtics won their season-...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 7:46 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Smart converted a go-ahead, three-point play with 52 seconds left, Avery Bradley added a clutch jumper with eight seconds remaining and the Boston Celtics ended a five-game losing streak against the Memphis Grizzlies with a 95-...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 9:40 PM
The Lakers ended their seven-game losing streak with an emotional, overtime victory over the rival Boston Celtics.
Despite blowing a nine-point lead with a minute and a half left in the fourth quarter, the Lakers pulled away in the extra session on a...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:12 PM
Jared Sullinger had 27 points and 10 rebounds, Marcus Smart made a key three-pointer in the closing minute, and the Celtics beat the New Orleans Pelicans 108-100 on Monday night in Boston.
Jae Crowder scored 22 points, Marcus Thornton had 13 and ...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 3:37 PM
LOS ANGELES — Blake Griffin scored 22 points, DeAndre Jordan had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Boston Celtics 102-93 Monday after losing most of a 23-point lead.
J.J. Redick and reserve Jamal Crawford added...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:56 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Celtics changed their starters — and their start.
"We came with energy right out of the gate," guard Marcus Smart said. "That's what we've been lacking."
Avery Bradley scored 26 points, Jared Sullinger added 22...