Celtics outgun Wizards for ninth straight win

Basketball / NBA Nov 14, 2019

Celtics outgun Wizards for ninth straight win

Jayson Tatum was so disappointed in his last game that he went to the team's practice facility later that night to work on his shooting. The Boston Celtics forward could go straight home on Wednesday. Tatum followed up his historically bad shooting performance by scoring 23 ...

Celtics extend win streak to eight by beating Mavericks

Basketball / NBA Nov 12, 2019

Celtics extend win streak to eight by beating Mavericks

Kemba Walker made a trio of key 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with 29 points, Jaylen Brown added 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Boston beat the Dallas Mavericks 116-106 Monday night. "I was just trying to be aggressive, trying to make the ...

U.S. crushes Japan in World Cup group game

Basketball Sep 6, 2019

U.S. crushes Japan in World Cup group game

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The result was anticipated. Nevertheless, the game left the Akatsuki Five with grief and a sigh. The Japan men’s national team posted a third straight loss in the first round of the FIBA World Cup with a 98-45 pounding to reigning tournament and Olympic champion ...

U.S. holds off Spain in exhibition tilt

Basketball Aug 17, 2019

U.S. holds off Spain in exhibition tilt

Donovan Mitchell scored 13 points to lead the United States to a 90-81 victory over Spain Friday in a FIBA World Cup warm-up for both teams. Khris Middleton added 12 points and Kemba Walker scored 11 with eight assists, six rebounds and two steals for ...