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Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (99) is fouled New York Knicks forward Lance Thomas (42) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, March 27, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Celtics won 96-92. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Thomas scores 18, Celtics hold off Knicks

Friday, March 27, 2015

NEW YORK — Isaiah Thomas scored 18 points and Jae Crowder had 17 points and nine rebounds as the Boston Celtics held off a late rally by the New York Knicks for a 96-92 win on Friday night. Brandon Bass scored 16 points, Evan Turner had 15 and Avery Bradley finished with 10 for Boston. Andrea Bargnani tied a season high with 25 points for the Knicks. The Celtics led by as many as 11 points in the fourth quarter, but Langston Galloway’s 3-pointer with 25 seconds left cut the Knicks’ deficit to 92-88. Thomas then made 1 of 2 free throws with 23 seconds … 0

Heat torches Celtics

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

BOSTON — Goran Dragic had 22 points and seven assists, and the banged-up Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics 93-86 on Wednesday night. Luol Deng scored 15 points for Miami, and Udonis Haslem had 12 points and 12 rebounds. Henry Walker and Tyler Johnson also scored 12 points apiece. Miami played without Dwyane Wade, Hassan Whiteside and Chris Andersen due to injuries, but … 0

Turner, C’s dumps Nets

Monday, March 23, 2015

NEW YORK — Evan Turner had 19 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 110-91 on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak that had dropped them out of playoff position. Avery Bradley scored 20 points to lead the Celtics, who entered a half-game behind Charlotte for the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference. … 0

Pistons outlast Celtics in OT

Sunday, March 22, 2015

BOSTON — Andre Drummond scored 18 points and grabbed 22 rebounds, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had seven of his 27 points in overtime and the Detroit Pistons beat the Boston Celtics 105-97 on Sunday. Reggie Jackson added 17 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds for the Pistons, who won for … 0

Leonard, Spurs beat Celtics, 101-89

Friday, March 20, 2015

SAN ANTONIO — Kawhi Leonard had 22 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed Friday night, holding off the Boston Celtics 101-89 after getting a late scare. Tony Parker had 15 points and seven rebounds, and Tiago … 0

Thunder roars, Celtics succumb

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook scored 36 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Boston 122-118 on Wednesday night, snapping the Celtics’ five-game winning streak. Westbrook, the NBA’s leading scorer, also had 10 assists, five rebounds and five steals. Enes Kanter had 22 points and 10 rebounds, … 0

Celts win 5th straight, 108-89

Monday, March 16, 2015

BOSTON — Tyler Zeller scored a career-high 26 points, Avery Bradley had 20 and the Boston Celtics won their season-high fifth straight game, 108-89 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. Brandon Bass added 12 points and Marcus Smart 11 for Boston, which entered the day in a … 0

Celtics rally past Magic, 95-88

Friday, March 13, 2015

BOSTON — Evan Turner scored 16 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter and the Boston Celtics overcame an 11-point deficit to beat the Orlando Magic 95-88 on Friday night. Turner scored 24 points in the second … 0

Celtics edge Grizzlies

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

BOSTON — Marcus Smart converted a go-ahead, three-point play with 52 seconds left, Avery Bradley added a clutch jumper with eight seconds remaining and the Boston Celtics ended a five-game losing streak against the Memphis Grizzlies with a 95-92 victory on Wednesday night. Bradley scored 17 points for … 0

Celtics defeat banged-up Heat, 100-90

Monday, March 9, 2015

MIAMI — Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points in another strong game off the bench, Brandon Bass added 14 and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 100-90 on Monday night. Luigi Datome scored 13 for the Celtics, and Kelly Olynyk finished with 10. Dwyane Wade scored 34 points … 0

Celtics blow lead, fall to Magic, 103-98

Sunday, March 8, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. — Tobias Harris and Maurice Harkless combined for 16 points in the fourth quarter Sunday night and the Orlando Magic beat the Boston Celtics, 103-98. Victor Oladipo scored a game-high 22 points for the Magic, who trailed by 20 early before recovering to win their second … 0

Thomas drains 27 to lead Celtics past New Orleans , 104-98

Friday, March 6, 2015

NEW ORLEANS — Isaiah Thomas scored 14 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter and the Boston Celtics won for the fifth time in seven games, 104-98 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. Louisiana native … 0

Celtics beat buzzer, Jazz

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

BOSTON — Tyler Zeller banked in a shot from under the basket as time expired to give the Boston Celtics an 85-84 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night. Isaiah Thomas led Boston with 21 points, Jae Crowder had 18 and Avery Bradley added 13 points and … 0