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Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas, right, knocks away a pass to Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul Pierce during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Celtics rally late, overtake Clippers in overtime 139-134

Thursday, February 11, 2016

BOSTON – Isaiah Thomas had 36 points and 11 assists, including a fadeaway jumper that sent the game to an extra period, to help the Boston Celtics overtake the Los Angeles Clippers, 139-134, in overtime on Wednesday night. Jared Sullinger added 21 points and 11 rebounds. Jae Crowder finished with 19 points, and Avery Bradley added 18 points as the …

Bucks slip by Celtics on free throw with less than a second left

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Greg Monroe isn’t used to being out of the starting lineup. Benched at the start of Tuesday night’s game against the Boston Celtics, the Milwaukee Bucks center responded with a huge game. He scored 29 and grabbed 12 rebounds to spark his team to end a five-game losing streak with a …

Bradley’s 25 points help Celtics beat Kings

Monday, February 8, 2016

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics enjoyed a season-high scoring day to keep their current winning stretch rolling along. Avery Bradley scored 25 points, Isiah Thomas had 22 and the Celtics held off the Kings, 128-119, on Sunday for their ninth win in 10 games. “Whenever you get a chance to run up and …

Dirk comes through in OT to lift Mavericks past Celtics

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Dirk Nowitzki scored 31 points, Deron Williams had 10 of his 20 points in overtime and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Boston Celtics, 118-113, on Monday night. Dallas hit its first four 3-pointers to open overtime. The Mavericks …

Crowder’s layup lifts Celtics to 119-117 win over Wizards

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Jae Crowder scored on a go-ahead layup with 3.9 seconds left off a pass from Marcus Smart and the Boston Celtics outlasted the Washington Wizards for a 119-117 victory on Saturday night. Isaiah Thomas scored 32 points to …

Thomas, Smart lead Celtics past Suns, 117-103

Saturday, January 16, 2016

BOSTON – Isaiah Thomas scored 19 points against his former team, Marcus Smart had his first career triple-double and the Boston Celtics beat the Phoenix Suns, 117-103, on Friday night. Thomas was acquired from the Suns in a …

Thomas helps Celtics snap four-game skid with 103-94 win over Pacers

Thursday, January 14, 2016

BOSTON – Isaiah Thomas scored 28 points, Jae Crowder matched his career high with 25 and the Boston Celtics snapped a four-game losing streak with a 103-94 win over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. Amir Johnson had …

Knicks hold off Celtics after Anthony sprains ankle

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

NEW YORK – Kristaps Porzingis scored 26 points, Arron Afflalo had 20 of his 24 in the second half, and the New York Knicks beat the Boston Celtics, 120-114, on Tuesday night. Jerian Grant scored 10 of his …

Randolph leads Grizzlies to 101-98 win over Celtics

Monday, January 11, 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Zach Randolph had 25 points and 13 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame a 21-point deficit in the second half to defeat the Boston Celtics, 101-98, on Sunday. Isaiah Thomas, who led the Celtics with …

Gasol, Rose lead way as Bulls beat Celtics, 101-92

Friday, January 8, 2016

CHICAGO – Pau Gasol had 17 points and 18 rebounds, Derrick Rose scored 18 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Boston Celtics, 101-92, on Thursday night for their sixth straight victory. Jimmy Butler added 19 points and …

Reggie Jackson’s 24 points lead Pistons past Celtics, 99-94

Thursday, January 7, 2016

BOSTON – Reggie Jackson scored nine of his 24 points in the final quarter, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope finished with 20 and the Detroit Pistons rallied for a 99-94 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Andre Drummond was …

Crowder steps up late to lift Celtics over Nets

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

NEW YORK – Jae Crowder could tell right from the tip that the Boston Celtics were focused. They were also winners again, thanks to his big finish. Crowder scored a career-high 25 points with a strong start and …

Lopez has 30 points, 13 rebounds as Nets beat Celtics

Sunday, January 3, 2016

BOSTON – Brook Lopez’s size was too much for Boston’s smaller lineup. The 7-footer scored a season-high 30 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 100-97 victory over the Celtics on Saturday. “I did …

Bryant’s double-double carries Lakers past Celtics, 112-104

Thursday, December 31, 2015

BOSTON – Kobe Bryant had 15 points and 11 rebounds for Los Angeles in likely his final game in Boston, leading the Lakers to a 112-104 victory over the Celtics on Wednesday night. Bryant played 33 minutes and …

Thomas scores 21, leads Celtics past Knicks, 100-91

Sunday, December 27, 2015

BOSTON – Isaiah Thomas took off for the basket, just what the Boston Celtics needed with the game tightening up. Thomas had consecutive key baskets and finished with 21 points, Evan Turner scored 19 and the Celtics won …