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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) shoots against Boston Celtics' Evan Turner (11) and Marcus Smart (36) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

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 career points, moved past former Miami Heat teammate Ray Allen with a layup in the third quarter. “He’s one of my best friends,” James said. “He’s a guy I competed against and grew up watching, and to be able to team with him the last two years when I was with Miami, …

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 …

Celtics rally from big deficit to beat Hornets, 106-98

Saturday, February 28, 2015

BOSTON – The ever-changing Boston Celtics have found a second unit that comes with a lot of offensive firepower. Newcomers Isaiah Thomas and Jonas Jerebko and relative newcomer Jae Crowder combined for more than half of the Celtics’ points and led a 16-point comeback in Boston’s 106-98 victory over the Charlotte Hornets last …

Celtics let 23-point lead slip away in fifth straight loss

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Hawks owned the fourth quarter again. Kyle Korver scored 24 points, and the Hawks rallied to beat the struggling Boston Celtics, 109-105, last night. Paul Millsap added 19 points for Atlanta, which has won …

Bonner, Spurs knock off Celtics, 111-89

Sunday, November 30, 2014

BOSTON – There was a familiar face on the San Antonio bench and the usual result on the scoreboard. With Coach Gregg Popovich guiding his defending champions again after a two-game absence, the Spurs beat the Boston Celtics, …

Bonner’s stats in Spurs’ win over Celtics

Sunday, November 30, 2014

20:38 minutes 6 points 3-for-9 shooting 6 rebounds 1 blocked shot 1 assist 1 steal …

Butler, Rose carry Bulls past Celtics, 109-102

Friday, November 28, 2014

BOSTON – It’s no secret that the Chicago Bulls are a much better team with a healthy Derrick Rose. He showed that again yesterday afternoon when the Bulls were struggling to get consistent offense. Rose scored 14 of …

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 …

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, …

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 …

Bledsoe’s late steal and dunk key in Celtics’ loss to Suns

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

BOSTON – The Phoenix Suns rely on their fast-break offense. It was Eric Bledsoe’s defense that keyed their latest win. Markieff Morris scored a career-high 30 points and Bledsoe had a key steal and breakaway dunk in the …

James scores 41 as Cavaliers edge Celtics, 122-121

Saturday, November 15, 2014

BOSTON – LeBron James scored a season-high 41 points, and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics, 122-121, last night. James made one of two free throws with 36 seconds left to …

Jackson leads injury-ravaged Thunder over Celtics

Thursday, November 13, 2014

BOSTON – Reggie Jackson stood at his locker, getting dressed in Oklahoma City Thunder colors with orange pants and a blue sweat shirt. His teammates were long gone. The way the Thunder have been going so far this …

Smart injured, but Celtics beat Pacers, 101-98

Saturday, November 8, 2014

BOSTON – Jared Sullinger scored 11 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter and Jeff Green pulled down a big offensive rebound for the Boston Celtics in a 101-98 win over the short-handed Indiana Pacers last night. …

Lowry has 35 points as Raptors beat Celtics, 110-107

Thursday, November 6, 2014

BOSTON – The Toronto Raptors were short a couple of key frontcourt players. It didn’t matter because Kyle Lowry stepped up big. Lowry scored 35 points and had a key steal in the closing minute to lead the …