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Drama, the long ball center of early season NBA intrigue
by Kyle Hightower - November 19, 2018 - 3:39pm
There has been some early tinkering to lineups, a few hiccups and lots of drama to start the NBA season.
Celtics’ Smart ‘ecstatic’ to have summer in limbo over
by Kyle Hightower - July 22, 2018 - 2:00pm
After being in limbo since the start of free agency, Smart cemented his pact with the Celtics.
Celtics hope return home can slow LeBron, Cavs in Game 5
by Kyle Hightower - May 23, 2018 - 12:00pm
The Celtics expected to see a different LeBron James in Cleveland after the Cavaliers fell into a 2-0 hole to open the Eastern Conference finals. Two games and back-to-back wins later, James has reminded everyone...
Celtics survive 42-point night by LeBron, down Cavs for 2-0 lead
by Kyle Hightower - May 16, 2018 - 11:10am
Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and the Boston Celtics withstood a 42-point night by LeBron James to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-94 on Tuesday night (Wednesday in Manila) and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference...
Cavs, Celtics ready for Eastern Conference finals rematch
by Kyle Hightower - May 13, 2018 - 12:30pm
The jerseys and venues will be the same, but so much has changed since the last time Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics met in the Eastern Conference finals.
Celtics’ Stevens remains humble as team continues to thrive
by Kyle Hightower - May 12, 2018 - 12:30pm
When Brad Stevens accepted the Celtics head coaching job five years ago, he didn’t allow himself to get caught up in thinking about how he could add his name to the franchise’s rich history. He was too...
76ers hope to keep thwarting history in Game 5 against Celtics
by Kyle Hightower - May 9, 2018 - 11:40am
An improbable Eastern Conference finals rematch with the Cleveland Cavaliers is in reach for the Boston Celtics.
Tatum shines, Brown returns as Celtics go 2-0 vs 76ers
by Kyle Hightower - May 4, 2018 - 12:08pm
the Boston Celtics rallied from a 22-point deficit to beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 108-103, and take a 2-0 lead.
Horford, Smart power Celtics to 3-2 lead over Bucks
by Kyle Hightower - April 25, 2018 - 10:00am
Al Horford had 22 points and 14 rebounds, Marcus Smart made an impact in his first game since mid-March and the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks, 92-87.
Draft deadline gone, now it’s time to wait on NBA decisions
by Kyle Hightower - April 25, 2018 - 9:00am
The deadline has passed for college players to declare early for the NBA draft. Now it’s time to wait for the draft entries who didn’t hire an agent to decide whether they’re staying in or heading...
Celtics survive wild finish, repel Bucks in OT
by Kyle Hightower - April 16, 2018 - 11:09am
Boston overcame Khris Middleton's long 3 that beat the fourth-quarter buzzer, topping the Milwaukee Bucks, 113-107, in overtime.
Celtics’ Irving needs knee surgery, out for playoffs
by Kyle Hightower - April 6, 2018 - 10:59am
The Boston Celtics have spent most of the season adjusting on the fly. Now they will have to go through the playoffs without Kyrie Irving.
Marcus Morris hits game-winning triple to lift Celtics over Thunder
by Kyle Hightower - March 21, 2018 - 11:11am
Marcus Morris made a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds left and the Boston Celtics stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-99.
Irving, Celtics chase off Grizzlies
by Kyle Hightower - February 27, 2018 - 5:06pm
Kyrie Irving scored 25 points in three quarters of work and the Celtics held off the Memphis Grizzlies, 109-98.
Brady practices without glove as Gronk returns to practice
by Kyle Hightower - January 28, 2018 - 3:00pm
Two of the New England Patriots’ most important players are getting healthier as they prepare to head to Minneapolis for Super Bowl week.
Gobert, Favors hurt in Jazz’s 107-95 win over Celtics
by Kyle Hightower - December 16, 2017 - 9:30am
The Utah Jazz broke out of a slump that has been plaguing them during their current road trip.
Irving's 33 lifts Celtics past Nuggets
by Kyle Hightower - December 14, 2017 - 6:45am
Kyrie Irving had 33 points and the Boston Celtics held on for a 124-118 victory over the Denver Nuggets.
Irving, Celtics repel Greek Freak, Bucks
by Kyle Hightower - December 5, 2017 - 3:23am
Kyrie Irving had 19 of his 32 points in the second half, helping offset a 40-point night by Giannis Antetokounmpo as the Boston Celtics held off the Milwaukee Bucks, 111-100.
Mavs down Hawks; rookie Smith Jr. sprains ankle
by Kyle Hightower - October 13, 2017 - 3:38am
The Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks will face each other in both teams' regular-season opener next week. But Thursday's night's preseason matchup wasn't true a preview of that game.
Offseason overhaul complete, new era begins for Celtics
by Kyle Hightower - October 11, 2017 - 1:54am
Here are some things to watch for with the Celtics this season.
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