Celtics continue winning ways against Kings

Feb 8, 2016

Celtics continue winning ways against Kings

The Boston Celtics enjoyed a season-high scoring day to keep their current winning stretch rolling along. Avery Bradley scored 25 points, Isiah Thomas had 22 and the Celtics held off the Kings 128-119 on Sunday for their ninth victory in 10 games. “Whenever you ...

Bradley lifts Celtics with last-second 3

Feb 6, 2016

Bradley lifts Celtics with last-second 3

Once he got control of the ball and let his shot fly, Avery Bradley prepared to get mobbed. The Celtics had pulled off the improbable. Bradley made a 3-pointer from the corner at the horn to give Boston a stunning 104-103 win over the ...

Bulls run past Celtics to sixth straight victory

Jan 8, 2016

Bulls run past Celtics to sixth straight victory

Pau Gasol was so in tune he gave a performance even one of the greatest tenors could appreciate. Gasol had 17 points and 18 rebounds with Placido Domingo looking on, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Boston Celtics 101-92 on Thursday night for their ...

Kobe solid in victory against rival Celtics

Dec 31, 2015

Kobe solid in victory against rival Celtics

Mark Kobe Bryant down for one more win on the parquet floor in Boston. Bryant had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Celtics 112-104 on Wednesday night. Bryant played 33 minutes and recorded his first double-double of what ...

LeBron powers Cavaliers in routine victory

Dec 16, 2015

LeBron powers Cavaliers in routine victory

No apologies. No retaliation. Just another Cleveland victory. LeBron James scored 24 points and Kevin Love returned to Boston to score 20, with eight rebounds, on Tuesday night, helping the Cavaliers beat the Celtics 89-77 in an uneventful rematch of last season’s bruising — ...

Warriors 24-0 after 2OT win

Dec 12, 2015

Warriors 24-0 after 2OT win

The Golden State Warriors needed two overtimes to remain perfect on a very imperfect night from the NBA’s reigning Most Valuable Player. Stephen Curry scored 38 points despite his worst shooting performance of the season, adding 11 rebounds and eight assists on Friday as ...

Dec 4, 2015

Ex-Celtic Loscutoff dies at age 85

Jim Loscutoff, a seven-time NBA champion who played his entire nine-year career with the Boston Celtics, has died. The team said in a statement that Loscutoff died Tuesday. He was 85. The team did not disclose a cause. He is the only Celtics player ...

Sorry Sixers tie unwanted record

Nov 26, 2015

Sorry Sixers tie unwanted record

The Philadelphia 76ers found a way to tie the longest losing streak in major U.S. professional sports history. Blowing a late five-point lead in an 84-80 loss to the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night, the 76ers tumbled to their 26th straight loss and 16th ...

Aug 27, 2015

Former Kentucky hoop standout Tsioropoulos dies at 84

Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky’s 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten ’53-’54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84. Tsioropoulos’ nephew, Michael Johnson, said Wednesday night that his uncle died ...

Clippers overwhelm Spurs

Apr 20, 2015

Clippers overwhelm Spurs

Blake Griffin accelerated through the paint and threw down a vicious dunk right on Aron Baynes’ head in the third quarter. A few minutes later, Griffin did it again to the same poor San Antonio center. After three years of early-round failures, the Los ...

Hawks claim 10th straight

Jan 15, 2015

Hawks claim 10th straight

The Atlanta Hawks have the best record in the Eastern Conference and have won 10 straight for the first time in 17 years. Life is so good for the Hawks, they even have the depth to platoon starters during a busy stretch. DeMarre Carroll ...