| 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 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 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 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 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...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Remember all the hoopla and hype surrounding the NBA's draft class of 2014? It offered players to die for — or at least to tank for: Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid.
Well, it was the storm before the calm.
None of them has caused...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:34 PM
CHICAGO -- Evan Turner had 19 points and six assists as the Boston Celtics held on for a 106-101 win over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.
Seven players scored in double figures for the Celtics (3-3), who shot 51.9 percent from the field and...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Saturday night's marquee backcourt matchup featuring the Bulls' Derrick Rose and the Celtics' Rajon Rondo at the packed United Center was postponed because of medical concerns.
Somehow, the game went on — the fourth in five nights for the Bulls....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:46 PM
BOSTON -- Boston Celtics rookie point guard Marcus Smart was carted off the floor after suffering a left leg injury early in the fourth quarter of Friday's game against Indiana.
Smart. the sixth overall pick in the 2014 draft, drove the lane early in...