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Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo picks up his cellphone after taking questions from reporters during NBA basketball media day in Waltham, Mass., Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Rondo makes intention to stay with Celtics clear at media day

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

BOSTON – Rajon Rondo wore a black sling on his left arm to help protect the surgically repaired bone in his hand. His relationship with the Boston Celtics appears healthy. Entering the final season of his contract, the only star on the rebuilding team had a simple answer yesterday when asked if he wants to stick around beyond that: “Yes,” … 0

Celtics sign former second overall pick Turner

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Boston Celtics have signed swingman Evan Turner. The second pick in the 2010 draft averaged 17.4 points for Philadelphia in 54 games last season before being traded to Indiana on Feb. 20. He started two of his 27 games with the Pacers, averaging 7.1 points. Turner has averaged 11.1 points per game … 0

Rondo to miss 6-8 weeks with broken left finger

Saturday, September 27, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics’ rebuilding project suffered a major setback when four-time All-Star Rajon Rondo underwent surgery yesterday for a broken left finger. The Celtics said the point guard is expected to miss six to eight weeks after breaking his finger in a fall at his home Thursday night. The team gave no further details. Avery Bradley, a four-year veteran who signed … 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

Rondo’s two late baskets lift Celts over Heat, 101-96

Thursday, March 20, 2014

BOSTON – The word came shortly before tipoff: LeBron James wouldn’t be playing. Good news for Boston Celtics Coach Brad Stevens. But not as good as the news his team delivered down the stretch. Jeff Green’s 3-pointer broke … 0

Mavs beat Celtics 94-89 to open long homestand

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

DALLAS – Dirk Nowitzki led another balanced scoring effort with 19 points, and the Dallas Mavericks opened a franchise-record eight-game homestand by holding on for a 94-89 victory over the Boston Celtics last night. The Celtics trailed by … 0

Davis powers Pelicans past Celtics in overtime

Sunday, March 16, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – Anthony Davis is getting even better while the New Orleans Pelicans close out another difficult season. Davis set career highs with 40 points and 21 rebounds, and Eric Gordon made two crucial free throws in … 0

Suns score last seven points to beat Celtics, 87-80

Saturday, March 15, 2014

BOSTON – Goran Dragic scored 20 points and the Phoenix Suns scored the last seven points to beat the cold-shooting Boston Celtics, 87-80, last night. After Jeff Green’s two free throws for Boston made it 80-80 – the … 0

Anthony carries Knicks past Celtics, 116-92

Thursday, March 13, 2014

BOSTON – Carmelo Anthony made it so the Knicks hardly missed their resting big men. Anthony scored 19 of his 34 points in the first half as New York built a 24-point lead and coasted to their fifth … 0

Bynum’s return helps Pacers get past Celtics, 94-83

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS – Andrew Bynum provided the energy boost Indiana needed early. David West delivered all the big shots late. Together, the Pacers’ tag-team inside tandem simply overpowered the Celtics. West scored 24 points last night while Bynum finished … 0

Rondo has 18 assists, Celtics beat Pistons, 118-111

Sunday, March 9, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics overcame Detroit’s dominance inside by passing the ball precisely and protecting it better than they had all season. Rajon Rondo had 18 of Boston’s season-high 38 assists and the Celtics committed just seven … 0

Rondo’s 20 points lead Celtics over Nets, 91-84

Saturday, March 8, 2014

BOSTON – Rajon Rondo scored 20 points and the Boston Celtics dominated the boards to beat Brooklyn, 91-84, and stop the Nets’ four-game winning streak last night. Boston scored the first five points and never trailed, although Brooklyn … 0

Garnett (back) to miss Nets’ game in Boston

Friday, March 7, 2014

NEW YORK – Kevin Garnett will sit out a fourth straight game because of back spasms tonight when the Brooklyn Nets visit Boston, missing his last trip this season back to his old home. Garnett last played a week ago in Denver. He has since been sidelined for … 0

Thompson, Lee lead Warriors over Celtics, 108-88

Thursday, March 6, 2014

BOSTON – Klay Thompson and David Lee scored 18 points each and the Golden State Warriors went a season-high 14 games over .500 with a 108-88 romp over the Boston Celtics last night. The Warriors scored the first … 0