Boston Celtics players a key for U.S. World Cup team

Basketball Aug 22, 2019

Boston Celtics players a key for U.S. World Cup team

Red, white and blue. The colors of USA Basketball. Except this summer, green — Celtics green, to be precise — would work on that palette as well. The Boston Celtics will have at least three and possibly four players on the final 12-man roster that USA ...

Basketball / NBA May 25, 2019

Legends pay final respects to Celtics great John Havlicek

Sports legends were in Boston to honor basketball great John Havlicek. Former Celtics and Bruins stars gathered at Trinity Church in Boston on Thursday for a memorial service. The Hall of Fame Celtics player died in April at the age of 79. The Boston Herald reported ...

Celtics hold off Pacers to complete rare sweep

Basketball / NBA Apr 22, 2019

Celtics hold off Pacers to complete rare sweep

Gordon Hayward and Marcus Morris took care of some housecleaning Sunday. They dusted off their 3-point shooting touch in time to help the Boston Celtics complete a clean sweep. Hayward scored 20 points, Morris added 18 and the duo combined for five 3s over the final ...

Harden scores 42 to lead Rockets past Celtics

Basketball / NBA Mar 4, 2019

Harden scores 42 to lead Rockets past Celtics

James Harden and the Houston Rockets are at their best when they are knocking down 3-pointers, getting points in the paint and racking up points to the foul line. They did all three against the Boston Celtics and it added up to a mostly easy ...

Celtics star Hayward makes return

Basketball / NBA Sep 29, 2018

Celtics star Hayward makes return

The Boston Celtics' Gordon Hayward says just getting back on the court Friday felt like a victory after scoring 10 points in his first NBA game in almost a year. "Been waiting a long time to lace back up and get out there with the ...

Heat snap Celtics' win streak at 16

Basketball / NBA Nov 23, 2017

Heat snap Celtics' win streak at 16

Dion Waiters watched his 3-point try bounce off the rim, ricochet off the top of the backboard, then hit the rim again and somehow drop through the net. It was a huge shot in the final moments, and a lucky one. That's what it took to ...

Celtics come back to down Warriors for 14th straight

Basketball / NBA Nov 17, 2017

Celtics come back to down Warriors for 14th straight

Hours before the Celtics took the court Thursday night to protect their winning streak against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, Jaylen Brown was walking around in a fog. Boston's second-year forward was not even thinking about basketball after learning about the sudden death ...

Celtics cruise past Lakers for 10th straight win

Basketball / NBA Nov 9, 2017

Celtics cruise past Lakers for 10th straight win

The Celtics are piling up injuries almost as quickly as they are victories this season. Aron Baynes matched his career high with 21 points, Kyrie Irving scored 19 and Boston overcame injuries to Al Horford and Jayson Tatum to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 107-96 ...