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UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks beat Celtics 97-86 to force Game 7

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 31 points and 14 rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks pulled away late to beat the Boston Celtics 97-86 night to force a Game 7 in the first-round …

Tipoff: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks try to fend off elimination against Celtics

Giannis Antetokounmpo was criticized after Game 5 of Milwaukee’s Eastern Conference series against Boston for not doing more, particularly on the offensive end. The harshest critic was Antetokounmpo, himself. He’s …

UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018

Al Horford, Marcus Smart lift Celtics over Bucks 92-87 for 3-2 lead

Al Horford had 22 points and 14 rebounds, Marcus Smart made an impact in his first game since mid-March and the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 92-87 for a …

UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018

Defense found: Bucks overwhelm Celtics for 116-92 win

Khris Middleton scored 23 points and the Milwaukee Bucks rode a dominating first half to overwhelm the Boston Celtics in a 116-92 win, narrowing the deficit in the first-round playoff …

Celtics’ Terry Rozier making name for himself against Bucks

Point guard Terry Rozier is making a name for himself in the Boston Celtics’ first-round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks. The Celtics haven’t missed a step at the point …

UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018

Jaylen Brown scores 30, Celtics roll to 120-106 win over Bucks

Jaylen Brown had a playoff career-high 30 points and the Boston Celtics pulled away into second half to earn a 120-106 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Terry Rozier added 23 …

UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018

Celtics’ Kyrie Irving needs knee surgery, out for playoffs

Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving will need surgery on his left knee and miss the playoffs. The team puts his recovery time at four to five months. In the upcoming …

Celtics’ Kyrie Irving out 3-6 weeks after knee surgery

The Boston Celtics say point guard Kyrie Irving will miss three to six weeks after surgery on his left knee.

UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018

Celtics’ Kyrie Irving set for surgery on sore left knee

The Celtics say All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving is set to have surgery Saturday to alleviate pain in his left knee. Irving has been out since March 11, missing the …

NBA capsules: Kyrie Irving returns, Celtics beat Timberwolves 117-109

Kyrie Irving returned from a one-game absence, finishing with 23 points, seven rebounds and eight assists to pace the Boston Celtics in a 117-109 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on …

NBA Capsules: Rockets extend streak to 15 with 123-120 win over Celtics

Eric Gordon scored 29 points off the bench, James Harden had 26 points and 10 assists, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Boston Celtics 123-120 on Saturday night to extend …

NBA capsules: Kyrie Irving, Jaylen Brown lead Celtics over Wizards in OT

Kyrie Irving scored 12 of Boston’s last 17 points and finished with 28 to help the Celtics remain in sole possession of the Eastern Conference lead with a 110-104 overtime …

NBA capsules: Al Horford’s jumper wins it as Celtics top Trail Blazers, 97-96

Al Horford made a 15-foot jumper at the buzzer and the Boston Celtics topped the Portland Trail Blazers 97-96 on Sunday, giving New England fans a few hours to get …

NBA capsules: Stephen Curry scores 49 points, Warriors beat Celtics 109-105

Stephen Curry scored 49 points with 13 of those over the final 1:42 and hit eight 3-pointers, lifting the Golden State Warriors past the Boston Celtics 109-105 on Saturday night …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018

NBA Capsules: Anthony Davis has 45, Pelicans end Celtics’ 7-game win streak in OT

Anthony Davis had 45 points and 16 rebounds to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 116-113 overtime victory over Boston on Tuesday night, ending the Celtics’ seven-game winning streak.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018

Boston Celtics great Jo Jo White dies at 71

Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White, a two-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and an Olympic gold medalist, has died. He was 71.

Celtics, 76ers meet in London as NBA plays again in England

When the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers take center stage in London there will be a little more on the line than trying to get a victory and the league …

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017

NBA capsules: Celtics rally from 26 down to stun Rockets 99-98

Al Horford made a hook shot with 3.7 seconds left to give Boston its only lead of the game, and the Celtics rallied from a 26-point deficit to beat the …

Kelly Olynyk scores career-high 32 for Heat in return to Boston

Kelly Olynyk scored a career-high 32 points in his rousing return to Boston, and the undermanned Miami Heat hung on for a 90-89 victory over the Celtics. On a night …

Ex-Washington State star Aron Baynes gives Celtics toughness, big personality

When the Boston Celtics signed Aron Baynes in July, they expected the former Washington State University big man to add size and toughness to their squad.

NBA Capsules: Kyrie Irving, Celtics beat Hawks 110-99 for 15th straight victory

Kyrie Irving scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added a career-high 27 and the Boston Celtics won their 15th straight game with a 110-99 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday …

NBA capsules: Kyrie Irving returns as Celtics win 13th straight

Kyrie Irving returned to the lineup and scored 25 points while wearing a mask, and the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-102 on Tuesday night for their 13th straight …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017

LeBron James vs. Kyrie Irving the latest entry in NBA rivalries

LeBron James loves rivalries. Ohio State-Michigan. North Carolina-Duke. Cowboys-Redskins. Those are some of the favorite matchups he’s cited over the years, ones that have been honed by the flowing of …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017

AP Source: Cavaliers complete trade with Celtics, get extra pick

A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Cavaliers have finalized their blockbuster deal with Boston involving All-Star guards Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas by getting another draft pick …

Snagged: AP sources say Cavs reviewing Irving-Thomas trade

CLEVELAND – Just when it appeared the Cavaliers’ chaotic summer had calmed, there’s a flare-up. That blockbuster deal between Cleveland and Boston is stuck.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017

Boston bound: Cavs trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, more

The Cavaliers pulled off a blockbuster trade, dealing All-Star guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics for star guard Isaiah Thomas, forward Jae Crowder, center Ante Zizic and a 2018 …

UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017

Aron Baynes, Marcus Morris join Celtics together

The Celtics signed free agent center Aron Baynes, bringing him to Boston along with fellow former Piston Marcus Morris. On his once and future teammate, Morris said: “That’s the type …

Paul Pierce signs with Boston to retire as member of Celtics

Paul Pierce is retiring as a member of the Boston Celtics.

UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017

Gene Conley, a former WSU two-sport standout, died Tuesday

Gene Conley was a rare professional double dipper, winning championships in two sports.Conley won three NBA titles with the Boston Celtics and helped pitch the Milwaukee Braves to a World …