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All-time worst Celtics’ seasons

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Among the worst The Celtics finished with their third worst record in the team’s 68-year history. The five worst: Season Record Pct. Coach 1996-97 15-67 .183 M.L. Carr 2006-07 24-58 .293 Doc Rivers 2013-14 25-57 .305 Brad Stevens 1949-50 22-46 .324 Alvin Julian 1978-79 29-53 .354 Satch Sanders/Dave Cowens … 0

Celtics close season with 11th loss in final 13 games

Thursday, April 17, 2014

BOSTON – Bradley Beal stood at his locker near the middle of a noisy Washington locker room and expressed a thought that Wizards’ players haven’t felt for a few years. “I was sitting here after the game and talking to Glen (Rice) saying, ‘It’s a great feeling knowing you’re going to keep playing,’ … 0

Carter-Williams leads 76ers past Celtics, 113-108

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

PHILADELPHIA – Michael Carter-Williams had 21 points and 14 rebounds, Tony Wroten scored 20 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics, 113-108, last night. Chris Johnson appeared to hit the game-tying 3-pointer with 0.9 seconds remaining but stepped out of bounds before attempting the desperation shot. James Anderson made two free … 0

Olynyk scores 25 as Celtics roll past Cavaliers, 111-99

Saturday, April 12, 2014

CLEVELAND – Rookie Kelly Olynyk matched a career high with 25 points and the short-handed Boston Celtics defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 111-99, last night. Avery Bradley also scored 25 points for the Celtics, who built a 33-point lead … 0

Bradley scores 22 as Celtics top Bobcats, 106-103

Saturday, April 12, 2014

BOSTON – Avery Bradley scored 22 points, Phil Pressey had a career-high 13 assists and the Boston Celtics held off a late surge by the Charlotte Bobcats for a 106-103 win that snapped a nine-game losing streak last … 0

Celtics blow another lead, lose ninth straight

Thursday, April 10, 2014

ATLANTA – Jeff Teague scored 19 points, Kyle Korver added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks helped their playoff chances with a 105-97 victory over the Boston Celtics last night. With four games remaining in the regular season, Atlanta … 0

Stuckey has 26 as Pistons rally past Celtics, 115-111

Sunday, April 6, 2014

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Rodney Stuckey came off the bench to score 26 points and help the Detroit Pistons rally for a 115-111 win over the Boston Celtics last night. The Pistons trailed by as many as 19 … 0

Celtics fall at home to lowly Sixers, 111-102

Saturday, April 5, 2014

BOSTON – Michael Carter-Williams scored eight of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and Henry Sims had a career-high 24 points and added nine rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers celebrated their second victory in less than a … 0

Wizards top Celtics, 118-92, to clinch playoff berth

Thursday, April 3, 2014

WASHINGTON – John Wall was waving his towel as time expired. He joined his teammates at center court and did a little dance in the middle of a celebratory huddle. He gave Bradley Beal a bear hug from … 0

Bulls use hot fourth quarter to drop Celtics

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

CHICAGO – Mike Dunleavy had 22 points to lead five Bulls in double figures and Chicago broke open a close game with 13 straight points at the start of the fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics, 94-80, … 0

Celtics lose for ninth time in 10 games, 107-102 to Bulls

Sunday, March 30, 2014

BOSTON – Chicago’s D.J. Augustin put an end to a series of pesky rallies by the Boston Celtics. Augustin hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 2:01 remaining, then continued a perfect night from the foul line while scoring a … 0

Raptors clinch playoff berth with win over Celtics

Saturday, March 29, 2014

TORONTO – Amir Johnson was finishing up a phone call as a crowd of reporters gathered around his locker. “My grandmother called and she said she’s proud,” a smiling Johnson said as he put the phone down. She … 0

Raptors edge closer to playoffs, beat Celtics, 99-90

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

BOSTON – DeMar DeRozan understands that a playoff berth for the Raptors has meaning beyond Toronto’s locker room. Terrence Ross scored 24 points, Kyle Lowry 23 and the Raptors edged closer to their first playoff spot since 2008 … 0

Celtic great Cowens covers basketball and business in new book

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

With more than three decades of experience in the business world, Tom Raffio has encountered a long list of success strategies. The president and CEO of Northeast Delta Dental spent about 10 years compiling his thoughts on those strategies in hopes of writing a book. Then Raffio met … 1

Johnson leads Nets to 114-98 win over Celtics

Saturday, March 22, 2014

NEW YORK – Joe Johnson hit six 3-pointers on his way to 27 points, Mason Plumlee added 18 points, and the Brooklyn Nets won their 11th straight at home, beating the Boston Celtics, 114-98, last night. Former Celtic … 0