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Celtics win opener

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

BOSTON — Rajon Rondo returned from a broken hand and had 13 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds in the season opener Wednesday night to help the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 121-105. Kelly Olynyk had 19 points and Jeff Green added 17 for Boston, which opened a 29-point lead at the end of the third quarter and coasted to the win. Mirza Teletovic had 20 points and six … 0

Rondo can’t commit to opening-night return

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

WALTHAM — If Rajon Rondo knows whether he will play in the Boston Celtics opener tonight, he isn’t saying. The star point guard, who has missed most of training camp with a broken bone in his hand, told reporters that he will make up his mind after he awakens from his usual pregame nap this afternoon. “I’ll make the call at the end … 0

Passion, skill fuel C’ s draftees

Monday, June 30, 2014

WALTHAM — Marcus Smart wasn’t born when his half brother played in a Texas high school basketball game despite having cancer. Yet Todd Westbrook’s perseverance through his recurring bouts with the disease is an inspiration to the Boston Celtics new guard. Like the time Westbrook surprised his coach by leaving the hospital where … 0

Hawks roar back to beat Celtics, 92-91

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

BOSTON — When shots weren’t falling for Atlanta during a woeful start to the second quarter, the Hawks started going inside to Paul Millsap and never stopped. Millsap had season highs with 34 points and 15 rebounds as … 0

Indiana runs away from Celtics in 106-79 win

Sunday, December 22, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS — Lance Stephenson wiggled his hips after a nasty crossover move. Paul George gestured to the crowd with his shooting eye and Danny Granger showed everyone he still has the touch. This is starting to get fun … 0

Jennings carries Pistons past Celtics, 107-106

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

BOSTON — Brandon Jennings scored 28 points, making a key 3-pointer with 46.7 seconds left, and matched his season high with 14 assists Wednesday night and the Detroit Pistons held on for a 107-106 win over the Boston … 0

Sullinger helps Celtics outlast Wolves

Monday, December 16, 2013

BOSTON — Jared Sullinger had 24 points and 11 rebounds, hitting a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 2:22 left on Monday night and the Boston Celtics beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 101-97. Sullinger had 15 points and six rebounds in the … 0

Celtics beat Knicks 2nd time in a week, win 90-86

Friday, December 13, 2013

BOSTON — The Boston Celtics blew out the New York Knicks the last time they met. This one may have been more rewarding for Celtics coach Brad Stevens. “I wouldn’t want to go through it again, but that’s … 0

Clippers beat Celtics in Doc’s return to Boston

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

BOSTON — Jamal Crawford hit a pair of 3-pointers 23 seconds apart to help the Clippers pull away in the last 3 minutes and former Celtics coach Doc Rivers won his first game back in Boston when Los … 0

Williams leads Nets over Celtics

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

NEW YORK — Deron Williams scored a season-high 25 points in his return to the lineup, Brook Lopez added 24, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Boston Celtics 104-96 Tuesday night in the first matchup for Paul Pierce … 0

Celtics crush Knicks

Sunday, December 8, 2013

NEW YORK — Another sizzling start for the Celtics, only this time they kept pouring it on. By the time they were finished, they had battered the New York Knicks in the most lopsided NBA game this season. … 0

C’s start fast, beat Nuggets

Friday, December 6, 2013

BOSTON — Kris Humphries came off the bench to score a season-high 18 points and grab seven rebounds, and the Boston Celtics ran off the first 14 points of the game Friday night before holding on for a … 0

Crawford leads Celtics to 108-100 win over Bucks

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

BOSTON — Jordan Crawford scored 25 points, Jeff Green added 18 and the Boston Celtics avoided a third loss to struggling Milwaukee this season by beating the Bucks 108-100 Tuesday night. Brandon Bass added 16 points and nine … 0