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Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo dribbles against Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson, left, in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Rondo returns, helps Celtics beat Nets, 121-105

Thursday, October 30, 2014

BOSTON – Brad Stevens knew he had an all-star point guard when he took the Celtics’ coaching job, but he didn’t really get to see it in his first season on the Boston bench. Reconstructive knee surgery kept Rajon Rondo out for the first half of Stevens’s inaugural season in Boston. Rondo hadn’t yet regained his old form when, as …

Rondo can’t commit to opening night for Celtics

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

WALTHAM, Mass. – If Rajon Rondo knows whether he will play in the Boston Celtics opener tonight, he isn’t saying. The star point guard, who has missed most of training camp with a broken bone in his hand, told reporters that he will make up his mind after he awakens from his usual …

It’s all about Rondo again as Celtics enter second year of rebuilding phase

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics didn’t get the franchise player they need from the draft. Now General Manager Danny Ainge must decide whether to buy another ticket for the NBA lottery or put together a package of picks and players like the ones that brought Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett to Boston in …

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 …

Balanced Suns hold off Celtics, 100-94

Thursday, February 20, 2014

PHOENIX – Markieff Morris scored 18 points to lead six Phoenix players in double figures and the Suns held on to beat the Boston Celtics, 100-94, last night. Goran Dragic and Gerald Green added 17 points apiece for …

Duncan carries Spurs to 104-92 win over Celtics

Thursday, February 13, 2014

BOSTON – San Antonio came into Boston missing three key players. Fortunately for the Spurs, Tim Duncan wasn’t among them. Duncan scored 23 of his 25 points in the second half, powering the injury-depleted Spurs to a 104-92 …

Green leads Celtics past Bucks 102-86

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Boston Celtics Coach Brad Stevens insisted that Jeff Green take open shots when he had them. The team’s leading scorer clearly got the message. Green scored 19 of his 29 points in the second half, leading …

Nowitzki has 20 to lift Mavs over Celtics, 102-91

Sunday, February 9, 2014

BOSTON – Putting together a five-game winning streak and getting 10 games above .500 were once common achievements for the Dallas Mavericks. Now, both are season highs as Dallas slowly works its way back into playoff contention in …

Sullinger carries Celtics to 99-89 win over Kings

Saturday, February 8, 2014

BOSTON – Nothing could stop Boston’s Jared Sullinger last night. Not a bruised left hand. Not the dislocated index finger on his right. And certainly not the Sacramento Kings. Sullinger scored 14 of his career-high 31 points in …

Jeff Green leads Celtics past 76ers, 114-108

Thursday, February 6, 2014

PHILADELPHIA – Rajon Rondo is starting to feel like his old self – and the Boston Celtics are starting to win again. Rondo had eight points, 11 assists and nine rebounds in his eighth game back from a …

Rondo scores 19 for Boston in 96-89 win over Magic

Monday, February 3, 2014

BOSTON – Rajon Rondo waited more than a year to celebrate playing in a victory. Rondo made nine of 11 shots and finished with season highs of 19 points and 10 assists while helping Boston end a four-game …