| Feb 27, 2015
| 8:05 PM
BOSTON The Charlotte Hornets committed 16 turnovers, blowing a 16-point lead and falling to the Boston Celtics 106-98 Friday at the TD Garden.
The Hornets (23-33) got 31 points from Mo Williams while the Celtics (23-33) got 28 off the bench from Isaiah...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 ...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:45 PM
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Elfrid Payton has visited this state just once before.
But that visit helped shape his NBA career.
On June 13, he participated in a pre-draft workout at the Boston Celtics' training facility in Waltham, Mass. He was matched...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 6:28 PM
WASHINGTON -- Forward Kris Humphries scored 18 points, forward Paul Pierce had 17 points in 18 minutes against his former team and the Washington Wizards demolished the Boston Celtics 101-88 on Saturday night.
No nail-biting this time against the Celtics...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 4:53 PM
BOSTON -- If Wednesday's 106-82 blowout of the Sacramento Kings wasn't the Boston Celtics' most complete game of the season, it had to be close.
"That was the best game physically we've played, I thought, as a team," Celtics coach Brad Stevens said after...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 3:54 PM
BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics are still blowing leads at a rather alarming rate.
The difference now is that they are actually starting to hang on and win.
"We're growing. It shows that we're growing," Boston guard Rajon Rondo said after his team blew all...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:18 PM
BOSTON -- Jared Sullinger caught fire at the right time on Wednesday night.
The forward, who had four points in regulation, scored 10 in overtime as his Boston Celtics ended a pair of their own losing streaks and handed the Detroit Pistons their 10th...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:22 PM
BOSTON -- Damian Lillard's ice-cold start wasn't enough to freeze up the red-hot Portland Trail Blazers.
Lillard, one of the league's hottest guards entering Sunday night's game, didn't hit a shot until the 4:59 mark in the second quarter, but his...