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Boston Celtics' Avery Bradley shoots the game-winning three point shot as Cleveland Cavaliers' Iman Shumpert, right, watches in the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Cleveland. The Celtics won 104-103. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Bradley’s 3-pointer at horn gives Celtics win

Friday, February 5, 2016

CLEVELAND — Avery Bradley made a corner jumper at the horn to give the Boston Celtics a stunning 104-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. Bradley’s shot from just in front of Boston’s bench dropped through as the final second ticked off the clock, giving the Celtics their eighth win in nine games. Boston trailed by five with 18 seconds left before Celtics forward Jae Crowder made a 3-pointer — his only basket — and Evan Turner scored on a layup while being fouled by J.R. Smith with 4 seconds to go. Turner missed his free throw but the ball went out of … 0

Thomas scores 17 as Celtics stave off Pistons’ rally, 102-95

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas had 17 points and seven assists to help the Boston Celtics hold off the Detroit Pistons 102-95 on Wednesday night. Avery Bradley added 15 points for Boston, which has won six straight home games and seven of eight overall. Detroit fell behind by as many as 24 in the … 0

Pro Roundup: Leafs tip B’s in OT, 4-3; Celtics wear down Knicks

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

BOSTON — Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau scored a power-play goal with 1:54 left in overtime and the Toronto Maple Leafs rallied to beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Tuesday night and end a four-game skid. Leo Komarov and Nazem Kadri erased a two-goal deficit with consecutive goals for Toronto midway through the third period. The … 0

Celtics run past Magic 113-94 for 5th consecutive win

Friday, January 29, 2016

BOSTON — The Celtics’ starting lineup has had its share of highlights this season. The bench got in on the act to help Boston earn its latest victory. Kelly Olynyk and Marcus Smart scored 16 points apiece as … 0

Pro Roundup: Bruins, Celtics win; Patriots postmortem

Monday, January 25, 2016

Brett Connolly redirected Zdeno Chara’s shot from the point with 1:54 left, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night in Philadelphia. Connolly tipped the wobbly shot and one-hopped the puck … 0

Crowder, Thomas power Celtics rout

Sunday, January 24, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — Jae Crowder and Isaiah Thomas scored 20 points each and the Boston Celtics cruised to a 112-92 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night. Avery Bradley had 19 points and Marcus Smart added 16 off … 0

Celtics hold off Bulls, 110-101

Friday, January 22, 2016

BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas scored 22 points and the Boston Celtics held off a furious rally in the fourth quarter to beat the Chicago Bulls 110-101 on Friday night. Avery Bradley added 21 points, and Jared Sullinger finished … 0

Raptors dump Celts, 115-109

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan scored 34 points and Jonas Valanciunas had his eighth double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors won their season-high sixth straight game, 115-109 over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. … 0

Thomas, Celtics rip Suns

Friday, January 15, 2016

BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas scored 19 points against his former team, Marcus Smart had his first career triple-double and the Boston Celtics beat the Phoenix Suns 117-103 on Friday night. Thomas was acquired from the Suns in a … 0

Pro Roundup: Flyers beat B’s; Celtics win

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Mark Streit and Wayne Simmonds scored third-period goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 comeback victory in Philadelphia over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win. Jakub Voracek had a goal and … 0

Randolph, Griz overtake Celts

Sunday, January 10, 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Zach Randolph had 25 points and 13 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame a 21-point deficit in the second half to defeat the Boston Celtics 101-98 on Sunday. Isaiah Thomas, who led the Celtics with … 0

Celts cave in to Pistons, 99-94

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

BOSTON — Reggie Jackson scored nine of his 24 points in the final quarter, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope finished with 20 and the Detroit Pistons rallied for a 99-94 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Andre Drummond was … 0

Crowder leads Celts over Brooklyn, 103-94

Monday, January 4, 2016

NEW YORK — Jae Crowder scored a career-high 25 points with a strong start and a clutch finish, and the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 103-94 on Monday night to split a home-and-home series. Crowder had 14 … 0