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Boston Celtics guard Phil Pressey (26) passes the ball around Brooklyn Nets guard Alan Anderson, right, during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Barclays Center in New York. The Celtics won 95-90. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Celtics beat Nets in experimental 44-minute game

Sunday, October 19, 2014

NEW YORK – Jared Sullinger took a glance at the game clock and thought something must be wrong. With fewer than six minutes left in the first quarter, he was still in the game. There was a good reason he hadn’t been subbed out yet, though. In an experimental 44-minute preseason game, Sullinger had 21 points and 19 rebounds to …

Sullinger, Bradley lead Celtics past 76ers

Friday, October 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA – Jared Sullinger scored 21 points and Avery Bradley added 20 – all in the first half – to help the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 111-91, in an exhibition game last night. Jeff Green, playing in his second preseason game after missing the first four because of a calf strain, …

Williams lifts Raptors past Celtics, 92-89

Thursday, October 16, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine – Louis Williams made a 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds left to give the Toronto Raptors a 92-89 victory over the Boston Celtics in an exhibition game last night. Jordan Hamilton led the Raptors (4-1) with 16 points, Williams added 15, and Terrence Ross and Patrick Patterson each had 12. Marcus Thornton …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …