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Portland Trail Blazers' Robin Lopez (42) fouls Boston Celtics' Tyler Zeller, center, in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Trail Blazers beat Celtics, extend winning streak to seven

Monday, November 24, 2014

BOSTON – LaMarcus Aldridge likes the attitude the Portland Trail Blazers have during this winning streak. Aldridge had 20 points and 14 rebounds, reserve Chris Kaman scored 16 points and the Trail Blazers extended their streak to seven games with a 94-88 victory over the Boston Celtics last night. “I like it because I don’t want guys getting caught up in the moment of seven in a row,” he said. “Act like we’ve arrived, still in the moment, still staying hungry.” Damian Lillard added 12 points, nine rebounds and five assists for Portland, which began a brief East swing. Nicolas Batum also had 12 points. …

Gasol scores 32 as Grizzlies beat Celtics, 117-100

Saturday, November 22, 2014

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Marc Gasol matched his career high with 32 points, Zach Randolph added 16 points and 16 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Boston Celtics, 117-100, last night. Jon Leuer had a season-high 19 points, and Mike Conley finished with 15 points and eight assists for Memphis, which shot 53 …

Bass leads Celtics past winless Sixers, 101-90

Thursday, November 20, 2014

PHILADELPHIA – Brandon Bass and the Boston Celtics didn’t take the winless 76ers lightly. Bass scored 23 points, Jared Sullinger added 22 and Boston sent Philadelphia to its 11th straight loss to start the season with a 101-90 victory last night. “We know Philadelphia’s desperate for a win, and we knew they were …

Reports: Celtics add free agent guard/forward Evan Turner

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

According to multiple reports, and first reported by the Boston Herald, the Boston Celtics agreed to a deal with free agent swingman Evan Turner. The 25-year-old Turner was drafted second overall in 2010 by the Philadelphia 76ers, remaining with the team until a trade to Indiana at the …

Bradley signs four-year deal to stay with Celtics

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

BOSTON – Avery Bradley signed a four-year contract that keeps the guard with the Boston Celtics. The club announced the signing of the deal that Bradley’s agent, Mitchell Butler, said on July 2 had been agreed to with the team that took him with the 19th pick of …

Celtics, Bradley agree on $32 million, 4-year deal

Thursday, July 3, 2014

BOSTON – Avery Bradley agreed to a $32 million, four-year deal to remain with the Boston Celtics. Agent Mitchell Butler confirms the deal yesterday for Bradley, the No. 19 pick in the 2010 draft. Bradley averaged a career-best …

Passion, skill drive Celts draftees Smart, Young

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

WALTHAM, Mass. – Marcus Smart wasn’t born when his half brother played in a Texas high school basketball game despite having cancer. Yet Todd Westbrook’s perseverance through his recurring bouts with the disease is an inspiration to the …

Tim O’Sullivan: Toughest decisions yet to come for Celtics

Friday, June 27, 2014

Making the right choice on draft night is tough. By choosing Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart with the No. 6 pick in last night’s NBA Draft, the Celtics created another choice, a choice that may be even tougher than …

Celtics have options at their disposal entering draft

Thursday, June 26, 2014

BOSTON – Danny Ainge stockpiled draft choices for his big rebuilding project with the Boston Celtics. Now the decision-maker who won three NBA championships as a player with the Celtics and one as their general manager gets to …

Love visits Boston, but Saunders expects him in Minnesota next year

Sunday, June 1, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS – During a weekend trip to Boston, All-Star forward Kevin Love has been taking pictures with fans and seeing the sights, leading Celtics fans to speculate that he’s going to follow in the footsteps of Kevin Garnett …

Tim O'Sullivan: Sixth pick leaves Celtics with plenty of rebuilding options

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

There was no good luck for the Celtics in last night’s NBA draft lottery, but there wasn’t any bad luck, either. Boston landed the No. 6 pick, which was the most probable outcome going into the night. The …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …