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New Orleans Pelicans’ Seth Curry shoots over Brooklyn Nets’ Cliff Alexander during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game, Monday, July 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Summer stars: Seth Curry, Terry Rozier among standouts in Summer League

Sunday, July 19, 2015

LAS VEGAS – It’s only Summer League. It’s a mantra that’s been uttered over and over in Las Vegas over the last week while the league’s highest profile exhibition has been played. It’s important context to consider when evaluating the level of play – good or bad – from the youngsters and journeymen participating. Many stars of summers past have been unable to parlay that success into meaningful NBA careers, but the level of competition and the desperation of some players who are trying to get a foot in the door has made for some compelling basketball in Vegas this week. Steph Curry’s kid brother …

Celtics waive guard Phil Pressey

Thursday, July 16, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics waived guard Phil Pressey on Wednesday. Pressey averaged 3.5 points, 1.6 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 12.0 minutes last season, with a season high of 11 points against Miami on March 25. He also played in 75 games for the Celtics in 2013-14 after he signed with the team as an undrafted free agent. …

Celtics get Perry Jones III from Thunder

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics acquired forward Perry Jones III from the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday along with a second-round draft pick and cash. The Celtics will send the Thunder a conditional second-round pick. Boston gets the 2019 second-rounder Oklahoma City had acquired from the Detroit Pistons. Jones, a 6-foot-11 forward, played 43 games last season and averaged 4.3 points and 1.8 …

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 …

Celtics send Prince back to Pistons for two players

Friday, February 20, 2015

The Boston Celtics traded Tayshaun Prince to Detroit last night, sending the veteran forward back to the team he helped win an NBA title over a decade ago. The Celtics received forward Jonas Jerebko and guard Gigi Datome in the deal. Jerebko, a six-year veteran, is averaging 5.2 …

Tim O’Sullivan column: Celtics move forward with trade for point guard Thomas

Friday, February 20, 2015

Danny Ainge didn’t have to do anything. Boston’s president of basketball operations had already made nine trades this NBA year before yesterday’s trade deadline. He had already stockpiled mounds of assets and created enough salary cap and roster …

Celtics rally, beat Hawks on Turner’s buzzer-beater

Thursday, February 12, 2015

BOSTON – Boston Celtics Coach Brad Stevens wasn’t about to put too much importance on his team’s comeback victory over the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks. “For 47 minutes, 59.8 seconds, we were the losing team,” Stevens said last …

Knight, Bucks hold on for 96-93 win over Celtics

Sunday, February 8, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Brandon Knight scored 26 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo added 14 points and 11 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Boston Celtics, 96-93, last night for their sixth win in seven games. Milwaukee went more …