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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo tries to stop Boston Celtics' Amir Johnson from driving during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)

NBA Roundup: Milwaukee outlasts Celtics, 112-111

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Khris Middleton made one of two free throws with 0.6 seconds left and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics 112-111 in improbable fashion on Tuesday night in Milwaukee. Middleton drew a foul on Avery Bradley to get to the line. Boston had tied the game when Kelly Olynyk made two free throws with one second remaining. Milwaukee appeared to … 0

Bradley (25) helps Celts crown Kings

Sunday, February 7, 2016

BOSTON — The Boston Celtics enjoyed a season-high scoring day to keep their current winning stretch rolling along. Avery Bradley scored 25 points, Isiah Thomas had 22 and the Celtics held off the Kings 128-119 on Sunday for their ninth win in 10 games. “Whenever you get a chance to run up and … 0

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 … 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

Bryant, Lakers throttle Celtics

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

BOSTON — Kobe Bryant had 15 points and 11 rebounds for Los Angeles in likely his final game in Boston, leading the Lakers to a 112-104 victory over the Celtics on Wednesday night. Bryant played 33 minutes and … 0

C’s outlast Knicks

Sunday, December 27, 2015

BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas had a pair of key baskets and finished with 21 points, Evan Turner scored 19 and the Boston Celtics won their fourth straight with a 100-91 victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday … 0

Olynyk scores 20 as Celtics hold off Hornets

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kelly Olynyk scored 20 points, Jae Crowder added 19 points and 12 rebounds and the Boston Celtics held off a fourth-quarter rally for a 102-89 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night. Isaiah Thomas … 0

Millsap, Hawks rally past Celtics

Friday, December 18, 2015

BOSTON — Paul Millsap scored 15 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and Al Horford finished with 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Atlanta Hawks rallied to a 109-101 win over the Boston Celtics on … 0

Caldwell-Pope scores 31 points, Pistons beat Celtics 119-116

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored a career-high 31 points and the Detroit Pistons beat the Boston Celtics 119-116 Wednesday night. Evan Turner hit a short jumper with 19.3 seconds left and was fouled by Marcus Morris. … 0

James leads Cavaliers to 89-77 win over Celtics

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

BOSTON — LeBron James scored 24 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to an 89-77 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night in an uneventful rematch of their bruising first-round playoff series last season. Kevin Love scored … 0

Thomas carries surging Celtics to 105-100 win over Chicago

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas scored nine of his 20 points in the final three minutes to lead the Boston Celtics to a 105-100 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night. Kelly Olynyk scored 15 points. Jae Crowder … 0

Celtics snap road slide, beat Miami

Monday, November 30, 2015

MIAMI — Whenever Boston’s lead looked shaky in the final minutes, Avery Bradley had an answer. And just like that, the Celtics’ three-game road slide is over. Bradley scored 25 points and forced a big turnover when he … 0