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Boston Celtics center Tyler Zeller (44) goes up for the winning shot against Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood, far left, center Rudy Gobert, middle, and forward Gordon Hayward, right, in the last second of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The Celtics won 85-84. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Zeller’s shot at buzzer lifts Celtics past Jazz, 85-84

Thursday, March 5, 2015

BOSTON – Tyler Zeller banked in a shot from under the basket as time expired to give the Boston Celtics an 85-84 victory over the Utah Jazz last night. Isaiah Thomas led Boston with 21 points, Jae Crowder had 18 and Avery Bradley added 13 points and seven rebounds to help the Celtics rebound from a 31-point loss in Cleveland …

James scores 27 on milestone night as Cavs cruise past Celtics

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

CLEVELAND – LeBron James doesn’t usually spend a lot of time talking about personal accomplishments, but he made an exception last night. James scored 27 points to move into 21st place on the NBA’s career list, and the Cleveland Cavaliers cruised to a 110-79 victory over the Boston Celtics. James, who has 24,508 …

Curry scores 37, leads Warriors from 26 down to beat Celtics

Sunday, March 1, 2015

BOSTON – When you’re sitting on the NBA’s best record like the Golden State Warriors, you don’t have to stress over every single game. Because you usually win, anyway. Stephen Curry scored 37 points last night and the Warriors erased a 26-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics, 106-101. Golden State won for …

Heat snap 5-game home slide, top Celtics, 100-84

Monday, December 22, 2014

MIAMI – Finding out shortly before the game that Dwyane Wade would be sitting out with a bruised right knee could have sent the reeling Miami Heat into an even bigger tailspin. Instead, it proved inspiring. And the …

Ainge says impending free agency led to Rondo deal

Saturday, December 20, 2014

BOSTON – Rajon Rondo wanted to avoid rush-hour city traffic so he met at the Boston Celtics suburban practice facility with the man who traded him. “I shared with him how much I appreciated all he had done …

Celtics start post-Rondo era with win over Wolves

Saturday, December 20, 2014

BOSTON – Kelly Olynyk scored 21 points and the Boston Celtics showed crisp ball movement as they began the post-Rajon Rondo era with a 114-98 win over the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves last night. One day after trading their …

Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks for three players, two draft picks

Friday, December 19, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas last night, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title. The …

Rondo carries Celtics past Magic, 109-92

Thursday, December 18, 2014

BOSTON – When the Boston Celtics started playing better defense, the game swung in their favor. It didn’t hurt that they hardly missed any shots down the stretch, either. Rajon Rondo had 13 points, 15 assists and seven …

Olynyk scores 30 in Celtics’ 105-87 win over 76ers

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

PHILADELPHIA – Boston Celtics Coach Brad Stevens might talk to Kelly Olynyk about playing hard before every game. Olynyk scored a career-high 30 points after a pep talk from his coach, leading the Celtics to a 105-87 victory …

Knicks halt 10-game skid by beating Celtics, 101-95

Saturday, December 13, 2014

BOSTON – Carmelo Anthony and his New York Knicks teammates finally enjoyed a winning feeling again. Anthony scored 22 points, Amare Stoudemire had 20 and the Knicks snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 101-95 victory over the …

Jefferson leads Hornets to 96-87 win over Celtics

Thursday, December 11, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Al Jefferson finally quit thinking about what he wanted to do with the ball on the court, and just started doing it. That showed in the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics, as Jefferson scored …

Wizards outlast Celtics in two overtimes, 133-132

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

WASHINGTON – John Wall scored 26 points, including Washington’s last 10, and the Wizards rallied for a 133-132 win over the Boston Celtics in double overtime last night. Wall added a career-high 17 assists, Paul Pierce scored a …

Celtics hold on against Wizards, 101-93

Monday, December 8, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics are learning the hard way. Jeff Green scored 25 points, reserve Marcus Thornton had 21 and the Celtics nearly blew a 25-point third-quarter lead before beating the Washington Wizards, 101-93, yesterday in Paul …

‘Celtic for life’ Pierce again a Boston visitor

Saturday, December 6, 2014

WASHINGTON – Last January, Paul Pierce arrived at TD Garden as a visitor for the first time. He had replaced Boston Celtics green with Brooklyn Nets black. He dressed in the visiting team’s locker room. It was a strange sight. To commemorate his return to Boston, where he …

Zeller leads Celtics to 113-96 win over Lakers

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Today’s game can be seen on espn3.com and heard on WZEI (101.5 FM) and WGIR (610 AM). Follow on Twitter @timosullivan20 for updates throughout the game. …