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Boston Celtics' Kelly Olynyk, right, challenges for the ball with Olimpia Milano's Gani Lawal during their basketball match, part of the NBA global games, in Assago, near Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Celtics cruise past Olimpia Milano in first of two Global Games

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

MILAN – The Boston Celtics eased to a 124-91 victory over Olimpia Milano at the Mediolanum Forum on Tuesday, comfortably winning the first of a doubleheader in Europe as part of the NBA Global Games. “Our goal is just to get better and improve,” Celtics Coach Brad Stevens said. “We’ll be able to look at the film, and see how …

Celtics go global, get 2015 preseason started in Italy

Monday, October 5, 2015

MILAN – After a couple of days in Milan, Isaiah Thomas’s Italian experience is still lacking a certain something. “I’m waiting on some pizza,” said a laughing Thomas, who used to do commercials for a regional pizza franchise when he played for the Sacramento Kings. “The place we went to last night didn’t …

Ainge looking for good competition in Celtics’ training camp

Saturday, September 26, 2015

WALTHAM, Mass. – With 16 players under guaranteed contracts and only 15 roster spots, Boston Celtics General Manager Danny Ainge knows he has some decisions to make. “All 16 guys are capable of being in NBA uniforms,” Ainge said Friday as the team held its media day. “We have a lot of quality …

Smart, Bradley help Celtics edge Grizzlies, 95-92

Thursday, March 12, 2015

BOSTON – Marcus Smart converted a go-ahead three-point play with 52 seconds left, Avery Bradley added a clutch jumper with eight seconds remaining and the Boston Celtics ended a five-game losing streak against the Memphis Grizzlies with a …

Thomas, Celtics earn road win over shorthanded Heat

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

MIAMI – Isaiah Thomas was in a considerable amount of postgame pain. He made the Miami Heat do some hurting as well. Thomas scored 25 points off the bench – one more than all of Miami’s reserves combined …

Harris, Harkless lift Magic past Celtics, 103-98

Monday, March 9, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. – Maurice Harkless took advantage of some extra playing time and helped the Orlando Magic get a big win against the Boston Celtics. Harkless and Tobias Harris combined for 16 points in the fourth quarter last …

Thomas leads Celtics past Pelicans, 104-98

Saturday, March 7, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – Isaiah Thomas scored 14 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter and the Boston Celtics won for the fifth time in seven games, 104-98 over the New Orleans Pelicans last night. Louisiana native and …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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’ …

Celtics rout Knicks, 115-94

Thursday, February 26, 2015

BOSTON – Evan Turner had his first career triple-double with 10 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists and Boston pulled away with 20 unanswered points in the second half and extended New York’s losing streak to eight with …

Thomas helps Celtics beat Suns in return to Phoenix

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

PHOENIX – Avery Bradley scored 23 points, Isaiah Thomas burned his former team with eight critical points in the last two minutes, and the Boston Celtics held off the Phoenix Suns, 115-110, last night. Boston made a season-high …

Lakers stop 7-game losing streak with OT win over Celtics

Monday, February 23, 2015

LOS ANGELES – No matter how poorly the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics have played this season, they showed they can still produce a thriller no matter who is wearing the uniforms. Jeremy Lin had a season-high …

Celtics’ Sullinger out for the season with stress fracture

Monday, February 23, 2015

Celtics forward Jared Sullinger will miss the rest of the season with a broken bone in his left foot. Boston made the announcement yesterday. Sullinger was sent back to Boston on Thursday to have his foot examined. Doctors diagnosed him with a metatarsal stress fracture. Sullinger is the …