| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:34 PM
Jared Sullinger scored 11 of his 17 points in the final 10 1/2 minutes and Jeff Green hit two crucial free throws as the Cletics snapped a three-game losing streak with a 101-98 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night in Boston.
Green had 15...
| 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...
| 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 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 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...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Broderick Turner picks the East (in predicted order of finish)
2013-14 finish: 33-49.
Coming: Coach David Blatt, LeBron James, Kevin Love, Mike Miller, Shawn Marion, Brendan Haywood, James Jones.
Going: Coach Mike...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:46 PM
There was so much to look for at the refurbished XL Center when NBA hopes and NHL history suddenly collided on this Wednesday night in October.
There was Marcus Smart's jump shot. After going 0-for-8 in his NBA debut against the Sixers, the Celtics'...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Celtics guard Rajon Rondo will miss the start of Boston’s season after undergoing surgery Friday to repair a broken left hand.
Rondo broke his hand in a fall at home Thursday night and is now expected to be out six to eight weeks.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:06 AM
The Lakers have been in discussions to acquire Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson for the seventh pick in next week’s draft, the Los Angeles Times has learned.
The deal would be part of a larger three-way trade that sends Minnesota All-Star...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:21 PM
The Lakers don't have first-round picks often, but when they do, they make them as mysterious as anything.
Any number of things could happen to the seventh overall pick they hold in Thursday's NBA draft.
They could take one of three point guards:...
| May 26, 2014
| 5:20 PM
The Lakers had high hopes that their 21.5% lottery odds would result in a top-three pick. Instead, they dipped from sixth position to seventh in yet another frustrating week for the franchise.
If the team had lucked into a top-three pick, it might have...