NBA: Tatum scorches Heat as Celtics square series

Agence France Presse 05/20/2022

MIAMI – Jayson Tatum scored 27 points as the Boston Celtics roared back to level the NBA Eastern Conference finals series with a 127-102 thrashing of the Miami Heat in game two on Thursday. Bolstered by the return of…

Nets dominate Celtics for 2-0 NBA playoff series lead

05/26/2021

Los Angeles—The Brooklyn Nets ran roughshod over the Boston Celtics Tuesday, (Wednesday morning, May 26, 2021, Philippine time), leading by as many as 33 points in a 130-108 victory that put them 2-0 up in their NBA…

Gordon Hayward opts out of Celtics contract

Reuters 11/20/2020

Gordon Hayward opted out of his contract for the 2020-21 season with the Boston Celtics, becoming an unrestricted free agent as one of the biggest names to hit the NBA open market this offseason. A career 15.3…

Celtics rout 76ers to take 2-0 lead

08/20/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — Jayson Tatum scored 33 points and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 128-101 on Wednesday night (Thursday morning, August 20, 2020, Philippine Time) to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round…

Celtics clinch playoff spot with win over Pacers

03/11/2020

INDIANAPOLIS — Marcus Smart’s leaning bank shot in the final minute gave the Celtics the lead after the team blew a 19-point advantage and Boston then held on for a 114-111 victory Tuesday night (Wednesday, March 11,…

Walker scores 39 as Celtics beat Nets

11/28/2019

BOSTON — Kemba Walker returned from a neck injury to score a season-high 39 points — to the delight of the crowd that came to taunt the person he replaced — and Boston beat the Brooklyn Nets,…

Tatum scores 26 to lead Celtics over Suns

11/19/2019

PHOENIX — Boston’s Kemba Walker took his time during the final seconds of the first half before accelerating around one defender and splitting two more while scooping a layup off the glass for the buzzer-beating basket. One…

Irving’s triple-double leads Celtics past Kings

AP 03/15/2019

BOSTON — The Boston Celtics are running out of time to work out their kinks with the postseason a month away. For the second time in just over a week, they needed some late-game heroics to fend…

Hayward, Celtics run away from Warriors for a 128-95 win

AP 03/06/2019

OAKLAND, California— DeMarcus Cousins lost his cool and the Golden State Warriors lost at home in embarrassing fashion once again. Gordon Hayward scored 30 points off the bench, Kyrie Irving had 19 points and 11 assists, and…

Blazers hand Celtics 4th straight loss

AP 02/28/2019

BOSTON  — Damian Lillard scored 21 of his 33 points in the second half and the Portland Trail Blazers beat Boston 97-92 on Wednesday night (Thursday morning, Philippine Time) for the Celtics’ fourth straight loss. Maurice Harkless…

Rondo’s jumper at the buzzer lifts Lakers over Celtics

AP 02/08/2019

BOSTON  — Rajon Rondo hit a 20-foot jumper as time expired to lift the Los Angeles Lakers over the Boston Celtics, 129-128, on Thursday night (Friday morning, Philippine Time). LeBron James had 28 points, 12 rebounds and…

Irving, Celtics outlast Thunder in 134-129 thriller

AP 02/04/2019

BOSTON — Eight days after letting a win slip away against the Golden State Warriors, the Celtics were able to finish the job against another tough Western Conference opponent. Kyrie Irving had 30 points and 11 assists…

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