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Boston Celtics' Jae Crowder (99) drives past Philadelphia 76ers' Robert Covington (33) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Celtics rally to drop 76ers to 0-16

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

BOSTON – Isaiah Thomas scored 30 points, Jae Crowder hit a go-ahead 3-pointer and the Boston Celtics rallied to beat Philadelphia, 84-80, on Wednesday night, handing the 76ers their 16th straight loss to open the season and record-tying 26th in a row overall. Philadelphia tied the major U.S. professional sports futility mark set by the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers from …

Why every NBA team should want to draft Ben Simmons

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Ben Simmons, the 6-foot-10 star freshman forward for Louisiana State, hauled in a rebound from a missed free throw in the first half of Monday night’s game against Marquette at Barclays Center and glided up the court, slowly building a head of steam. Once he crossed half court, he shifted …

Millsap, Teague pace Hawks to 121-97 win over Boston

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

ATLANTA – Jeff Teague has been waiting for the Atlanta Hawks to break out of their slump. They finally got a full effort for an entire game. “We had some hard practices,” Teague, the Hawks’ point guard, said. “We preached in the film session playing harder, competing. We did that tonight. We have …

Celtics finalize trade with Warriors for Lee, also land Dragic

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Golden State Warriors completed the trade sending two-time All-Star forward David Lee to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace and Chris Babb, the teams said Monday. They agreed to the trade July 7, but …

Summer stars: Seth Curry, Terry Rozier among standouts in Summer League

Sunday, July 19, 2015

LAS VEGAS – It’s only Summer League. It’s a mantra that’s been uttered over and over in Las Vegas over the last week while the league’s highest profile exhibition has been played. It’s important context to consider when …

Celtics waive guard Phil Pressey

Thursday, July 16, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics waived guard Phil Pressey on Wednesday. Pressey averaged 3.5 points, 1.6 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 12.0 minutes last season, with a season high of 11 points against Miami on March 25. He also played in 75 games for the Celtics in 2013-14 after …

Celtics get Perry Jones III from Thunder

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics acquired forward Perry Jones III from the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday along with a second-round draft pick and cash. The Celtics will send the Thunder a conditional second-round pick. Boston gets the 2019 second-rounder Oklahoma City had acquired from the Detroit Pistons. …

Source: Celtics acquire David Lee from Warriors for Gerald Wallace

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. – David Lee wanted to help turn around the Golden State Warriors when he came to the struggling franchise as a high-priced free agent in 2010. Five years later, Lee is leaving with a championship – …

Bass going from Celtics to Lakers

Sunday, July 5, 2015

The Los Angeles Lakers say they plan to sign former Celtics forward Brandon Bass, as well as guard Lou Williams, last season’s Sixth Man of the Year. Bass averaged 10.6 points while playing all 82 games for Boston. …

Source: Celtics, Amir Johnson agree to $24 million deal

Thursday, July 2, 2015

A person with knowledge of the details said the Boston Celtics landed Amir Johnson with a two-year deal worth $24 million. The veteran power forward agreed to leave Toronto and stay within the Atlantic Division on Wednesday. The person spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity …

Celtics’ Stevens finally gets shot to coach NCAA hero Hunter

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

WALTHAM, Mass. – Boston Celtics Coach Brad Stevens knew all about R.J. Hunter long before he hit one of the biggest shots of last season’s NCAA Tournament. If Stevens had his way, Hunter would have played for Butler …

Tim O’Sullivan: Louisville’s Rozier a puzzling pick by guard-laden Celtics

Friday, June 26, 2015

Terry Rozier might turn into a good NBA player, maybe even a very good one. But Danny Ainge and the Celtics made a mistake selecting Rozier with the No. 16 pick in Thursday’s NBA draft. Rozier is a …

Honest truth? Celtics don’t need to stockpile rookies

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Danny Ainge is using a rare pre-draft strategy with the media – honesty. Or at least he seems to be. “We’re having discussions to move up with both of our picks in the first round. We’re trying to …

Large Larry Bird memorabilia collection going up for sale

Saturday, June 20, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – More than 600 items from a collection of Larry Bird basketball memorabilia are going up for sale in an online auction. The collection includes Boston Celtics jerseys that Bird wore during games that are signed by Bird and fellow Celtics stars Kevin McHale and Robert Parish. …

With four picks in draft, Celtics have to cast wide net

Friday, May 29, 2015

WALTHAM, Mass. – With four picks in next month’s NBA draft, the Boston Celtics can’t just focus on a couple of players who look like they might be in their range. The Celtics will look at as many as 100 or more potential rookies in preparation for the …