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Boston Celtics 2014 NBA basketball draft picks James Young stands in front of a Boston Celtics logo while speaking with members of the media, Monday, June 30, 2014, in Waltham, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Boston’s Young says he’s recovered from concussion

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former Kentucky guard James Young says he is “good to go” after a concussion that kept the Boston Celtics’ first-round draft pick from playing in the NBA’s summer league. Young sustained the concussion and whiplash in a car accident before last month’s NBA draft. The Celtics chose the 6-foot-6 swingman 17th overall with its second first-round pick … 0

Reports: Celtics add free agent guard/forward Evan Turner

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

According to multiple reports, and first reported by the Boston Herald, the Boston Celtics agreed to a deal with free agent swingman Evan Turner. The 25-year-old Turner was drafted second overall in 2010 by the Philadelphia 76ers, remaining with the team until a trade to Indiana at the deadline last year. He has averaged 11.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and 3.1 assists in his … 0

Bradley signs four-year deal to stay with Celtics

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

BOSTON – Avery Bradley signed a four-year contract that keeps the guard with the Boston Celtics. The club announced the signing of the deal that Bradley’s agent, Mitchell Butler, said on July 2 had been agreed to with the team that took him with the 19th pick of the 2010 draft. The Celtics provided no details of the contract, reportedly worth $32 million. … 0

No Durant, but Thunder still beat Celtics, 101-83

Saturday, January 25, 2014

BOSTON – NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant missed his first game of the season and Serge Ibaka scored 21 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 101-83 victory over the Boston Celtics last night. It was … 0

What to do with Rajon Rondo?

Friday, January 24, 2014

As it turns out, this was the perfect season for Rajon Rondo to become the face of the Celtics franchise. It doesn’t matter that Rondo has only played four games, including Friday’s 101-83 loss against Oklahoma City. Being a Boston fan this year has been more about debating … 0

Undermanned Celtics beat Wizards, 113-111, in OT

Thursday, January 23, 2014

WASHINGTON – Gerald Wallace made a driving layup with 2.5 seconds remaining in overtime and the undermanned Boston Celtics broke a 10-game road losing streak last night with a 113-111 win over the Washington Wizards, who wilted yet … 0

Goodell suggests ditching the PAT kick

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Roger Goodell doesn’t want to stand pat with the PAT. He’s suggesting potential changes in the extra point that, well, might have some legs. The NFL commissioner said the extra point kick after touchdowns, which had a success … 0

Heat rally late to get past Celtics, 93-86

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

MIAMI – Their big early lead was gone, the Miami Heat were trailing with three minutes remaining and the two-time defending champions seemed very much in trouble. They didn’t let Boston score again. That’s how to snap a … 0

Magic downs Celtics, 93-91, to end 10-game skid

Sunday, January 19, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Magic have their first victory of the new year. Entering the day as one of only two teams left in the NBA not to register a win in 2014, Orlando ended its recent frustrations … 0

Rondo returns but Lakers beat Celtics, 107-104

Saturday, January 18, 2014

BOSTON – These are not the Boston Celtics that Rajon Rondo left behind almost a year ago, a roster of All-Stars just a couple of seasons removed from their second trip to the NBA Finals in three years. … 0

Rondo ready to return tonight ‘barring setback’

Friday, January 17, 2014

WALTHAM, Mass. – Rajon Rondo’s rehab continues. And now it will take place in live NBA games. The Boston Celtics’ point guard, who has not played since tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee last Jan. … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Thursday, January 16, 2014

NFL Source: Vikings pick Zimmer as new coach MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Vikings picked Mike Zimmer to be their new head coach, according to a person with knowledge of the process. The person spoke yesterday to the Associated … 0

Rondo nears Celtics return one year after ACL injury

Thursday, January 16, 2014

BOSTON – Rajon Rondo moved closer to returning to the court almost a year after injuring his right knee, going through a test workout at the team’s practice facility in the afternoon and then joining his Celtics teammates … 0

Tim O’Sullivan: Ainge adroitly adds more assets with trade of Crawford, Brooks

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Danny Ainge is earning his money. The Celtics’ president of basketball operations completed his second three-team trade of the month yesterday, shipping Jordan Crawford and MarShon Brooks to Golden State and getting a pair (or more) of draft picks from Miami in return. The Heat also sent Joel … 0

Celtics top Raptors, 88-83, to end nine-game skid

Thursday, January 16, 2014

BOSTON – Jared Sullinger scored 25 points and grabbed a career-best 20 rebounds, Avery Bradley had 20 points and the Boston Celtics held on to snap a nine-game losing streak with an 88-83 victory over the Toronto Raptors … 0