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Celtics lose tiebreaker, get No. 5 spot for lottery

Saturday, April 19, 2014

NEW YORK – The Utah Jazz have won a tiebreaker with the Boston Celtics, giving them a chance for a better pick in the NBA draft. Both teams finished with 25-57 records. The Jazz will be slotted fourth in the lottery, with a 10.4 percent chance at the No. 1 pick, while the Celtics will have a 10.3 percent chance. If they or no teams behind them move up, Utah … 0

Celtics’ boss Ainge faces second rebuilding offseason

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON – The third-worst season in Boston Celtics history is over, leaving Danny Ainge with plenty of problems as he continues to rebuild the team. Rookie Coach Brad Stevens isn’t one of them. “I have no worries about Brad,” Ainge, the Celtics president of basketball operations, said. “Brad is maybe the only thing … 0

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’ Wallace has surgeries, ending season

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

BOSTON – Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace is sidelined for the rest of the season after undergoing arthroscopic surgeries on his left knee and left ankle. Wallace played in 58 games in his first season with the Celtics … 0

Pacers deal Celtics sixth loss in last seven games

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Paul George scored 10 of Indiana’s last 12 points and the Pacers beat the Boston Celtics, 102-97, last night, two days after beating another of the NBA’s worst teams. The team with the best record in the NBA … 0

Bayless, Rondo lead Celtics past Hawks, 115-104

Thursday, February 27, 2014

BOSTON – Jerryd Bayless scored a season-high 29 points in a rare start, and Rajon Rondo added 22 points and 11 assists to help the Boston Celtics break a five-game losing streak with a 115-104 victory over the … 0

Burks, Favors lead Jazz to 110-98 win over Celtics

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY – Alec Burks scored 21 points, Derrick Favors had 20 in his return from a hip injury and the Utah Jazz beat the Boston Celtics, 110-98, last night. Marvin Williams added 19 points on 8-for-10 … 0

Balanced Suns hold off Celtics, 100-94

Thursday, February 20, 2014

PHOENIX – Markieff Morris scored 18 points to lead six Phoenix players in double figures and the Suns held on to beat the Boston Celtics, 100-94, last night. Goran Dragic and Gerald Green added 17 points apiece for … 0

Duncan carries Spurs to 104-92 win over Celtics

Thursday, February 13, 2014

BOSTON – San Antonio came into Boston missing three key players. Fortunately for the Spurs, Tim Duncan wasn’t among them. Duncan scored 23 of his 25 points in the second half, powering the injury-depleted Spurs to a 104-92 … 0

Green leads Celtics past Bucks 102-86

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Boston Celtics Coach Brad Stevens insisted that Jeff Green take open shots when he had them. The team’s leading scorer clearly got the message. Green scored 19 of his 29 points in the second half, leading … 0

Nowitzki has 20 to lift Mavs over Celtics, 102-91

Sunday, February 9, 2014

BOSTON – Putting together a five-game winning streak and getting 10 games above .500 were once common achievements for the Dallas Mavericks. Now, both are season highs as Dallas slowly works its way back into playoff contention in … 0

Sullinger carries Celtics to 99-89 win over Kings

Saturday, February 8, 2014

BOSTON – Nothing could stop Boston’s Jared Sullinger last night. Not a bruised left hand. Not the dislocated index finger on his right. And certainly not the Sacramento Kings. Sullinger scored 14 of his career-high 31 points in … 0

Jeff Green leads Celtics past 76ers, 114-108

Thursday, February 6, 2014

PHILADELPHIA – Rajon Rondo is starting to feel like his old self – and the Boston Celtics are starting to win again. Rondo had eight points, 11 assists and nine rebounds in his eighth game back from a … 0

Rondo scores 19 for Boston in 96-89 win over Magic

Monday, February 3, 2014

BOSTON – Rajon Rondo waited more than a year to celebrate playing in a victory. Rondo made nine of 11 shots and finished with season highs of 19 points and 10 assists while helping Boston end a four-game … 0

Turner’s buzzer-beater gives 76ers 95-94 win over Celtics

Thursday, January 30, 2014

BOSTON – Evan Turner wasn’t waiting for his coach to call timeout. Once he got the ball, he knew he had to take the last shot. Fortunately for the Philadelphia 76ers, it went in at the buzzer. “I … 0