76ers acquire No. 1 pick from Celtics, eye Fultz

/ Jun 20, 2017

76ers acquire No. 1 pick from Celtics, eye Fultz

Philadelphia completed its trade for the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft, landing the pick from the Boston Celtics on Monday in a move that clears the way for the 76ers to grab guard Markelle Fultz. Philadelphia will hold the No. ...

/ Jun 18, 2017

Sixers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

Philadelphia and Boston have agreed in principle on a trade where the 76ers would acquire the chance to take Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The Celtics will ...

/ Jun 16, 2017

NBA to honor Russell with award for lifetime achievement

Bill Russell will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award during the first NBA Awards. The Hall of Fame center and 11-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics will be given the award by the NBA and Turner Sports, it was announced Thursday. Russell ...

Cavaliers throttle Celtics, book trip back to NBA Finals

/ May 26, 2017

Cavaliers throttle Celtics, book trip back to NBA Finals

The NBA Finals has its first “three-match,” courtesy of a King who passed His Airness. LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA’s all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night ...

Irving leads Cavaliers to brink of NBA Finals

/ May 24, 2017

Irving leads Cavaliers to brink of NBA Finals

Kyrie Irving gritted his teeth, tightened up his left sneaker and hopped to his feet. The pain couldn’t stop him. The Celtics couldn’t either. Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points despite playing on a tender ankle, LeBron James ...

Cavs send Celtics to record loss

/ May 20, 2017

Cavs send Celtics to record loss

An NBA playoff-record, 41-point halftime lead. A franchise record for total points. A 13th consecutive playoff win, tying another league record. And LeBron James says the Cleveland Cavaliers can still do better. “I believe we’ve got another level, as well,” he said after Cleveland ...

Bird leaving Pacers again after sweep by Cavaliers

/ Apr 29, 2017

Bird leaving Pacers again after sweep by Cavaliers

Larry Bird started the week by driving an IndyCar down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan to stump for the NBA’s All-Star Weekend returning to Indiana. He ended it by stepping down as president of basketball operations for the Pacers, a stunningly abrupt decision that has ...

Bulls take 2-0 lead on top-seeded Celtics

/ Apr 19, 2017

Bulls take 2-0 lead on top-seeded Celtics

The Chicago Bulls talked often during the regular season about believing they had the personnel to play as a physically imposing team. Their output has caught up to those desires so far during the postseason. Jimmy Butler scored 22 points, Rajon Rondo finished one ...

Barnett enjoys TV work for Warriors

/ | Jan 28, 2017

Barnett enjoys TV work for Warriors

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First in a two-part series Jim Barnett will be the first to tell you that he’s “seen it all” during his long association with the NBA, first as a player for seven franchises (1966-77) and since the 1985-86 campaign as a popular color commentator ...