Celtics

Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley (0) applies pressure to Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers (15) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Heat snap 5-game home slide, top Celtics

Sunday, December 21, 2014

MIAMI — Luol Deng scored 23 points, James Ennis scored 10 of his 16 in the fourth quarter and the Miami Heat ended a five-game home losing streak with a 100-84 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night. Norris Cole scored 15 and Mario Chalmers had 11 points and 10 assists for Miami. Tyler Zeller scored 22 for Boston, which had won three straight. Jeff Green and Kelly Olynyk added 13. It was the first time in 154 games that Miami didn’t have any of its former Big Three — Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh or LeBron James. Wade sat with a bruised right knee, … 0

Celtics start post-Rondo era with win

Friday, December 19, 2014

BOSTON — Kelly Olynyk scored 21 points and the Boston Celtics showed crisp ball movement as they began the post-Rajon Rondo era with a 114-98 win over the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. One day after trading their star point guard to the Dallas Mavericks, the Celtics had six players score in … 0

Source: Celtics agree to trade Rondo to Mavericks

Thursday, December 18, 2014

BOSTON — The Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of Boston’s last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title. The Celtics will send Rondo and forward Dwight Powell to Dallas for Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, … 0

Mavs edge C’s, 94-89

Monday, March 17, 2014

DALLAS — Dirk Nowitzki led another balanced scoring effort with 19 points, and the Dallas Mavericks opened a franchise-record eight-game homestand by holding on for a 94-89 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night. The Celtics trailed … 0

Celtics fall to Pelicans in overtime

Sunday, March 16, 2014

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis set career highs with 40 points and 21 rebounds, and Eric Gordon made two crucial free throws in overtime to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 121-120 victory over the Boston Celtics … 0

New Rondo assists Celts over Pistons

Sunday, March 9, 2014

BOSTON — Rajon Rondo had 11 points and a season-high 18 assists, Jeff Green scored 27 points and the Boston Celtics had their second-highest scoring output of the season in a 118-111 win over the Detroit Pistons on … 0

Rondo (20) lead C’s over Nets

Friday, March 7, 2014

BOSTON — Rajon Rondo scored 20 points and the Boston Celtics dominated the boards to beat Brooklyn 91-84 and stop the Nets’ four-game winning streak Friday night. Boston scored the first five points and never trailed, although Brooklyn … 0

Celtics drill Hawks, 115-104, behind Rondo and Bayless

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

BOSTON — Jerryd Bayless scored a season-high 29 points in a rare start, and Rajon Rondo added 22 points and 11 assists to help the Boston Celtics break a five-game losing streak with a 115-104 victory over the … 0

Duncan, Spurs dunk Celtics

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

BOSTON — Tim Duncan scored 23 of his 25 points in the second half, powering the injury-depleted San Antonio Spurs to a 104-92 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Marco Belinelli added 16 points, 11 rebounds … 0

Mavs stop Celts’ streak

Monday, February 10, 2014

BOSTON — Putting together a five-game winning streak and getting 10 games above .500 were once common achievements for the Dallas Mavericks. Now, both are season highs as Dallas slowly works its way back into playoff contention in … 0

Sullinger leads Celtics to 99-89 win over Kings

Friday, February 7, 2014

BOSTON — Jared Sullinger scored a career-high 31 points and added 16 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics went on a 15-0 fourth-quarter run for a 99-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night and their longest winning … 0

Celtics dump Sixers

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — Jeff Green scored 17 of his 36 points in the third quarter in the Boston Celtics’ 114-108 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. Jared Sullinger had 19 points and 10 rebounds for Boston. The … 0

Rondo (19) leads Celtics over Orlando, 96-89

Sunday, February 2, 2014

BOSTON — Rajon Rondo waited more than a year to celebrate playing in a victory. Rondo made 9 of 11 shots and finished with season highs of 19 points and 10 assists while helping Boston end a four-game … 0