Boston Celtics

MILWAUKEE | Shoot it! Bucks looking for franchise-best 8-0 start

MILWAUKEE  — On the first day of preseason camp, the Milwaukee Bucks’ practice court featured squares on the floor made of blue tape at five roughly equidistant points just behind the 3-point arc. They marked proper spacing in first-year coach Mike Budenholzer’s offensive system. The players picked it up pretty quickly. The Bucks are the … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Shoot it! Bucks looking for franchise-best 8-0 start

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. | Indiana museum to tell story of basketball great Larry Bird

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.— A museum is being planned to tell the story of basketball great Larry Bird, an Indiana native. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Saturday that the museum will be located in a new convention center that’s being built in Terre Haute in western Indiana. The Tribune-Star reports Bird plans to donate personal items … Continue reading TERRE HAUTE, Ind. | Indiana museum to tell story of basketball great Larry Bird

BOSTON | Celtics’ Jabari Bird charged with attacking his girlfriend

BOSTON  — Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird choked his girlfriend multiple times, kicked her and prevented her from leaving his apartment before he collapsed in distress, prosecutors said at his arraignment Thursday. Bird, 24, was held on $50,000 bail after not-guilty pleas to domestic violence-related charges were entered on his behalf. Police spoke with Bird’s … Continue reading BOSTON | Celtics’ Jabari Bird charged with attacking his girlfriend

BOSTON | Cavs, Celtics ready for Eastern Conference finals rematch

BOSTON (AP) — 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. Kyrie Irving was dealt to Boston in a blockbuster offseason deal for Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder. But following a roster upheaval in February … Continue reading BOSTON | Cavs, Celtics ready for Eastern Conference finals rematch

BOSTON | Celtics’ Irving needs knee surgery, out for playoffs

BOSTON | April 5, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) 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. The star point guard will need surgery on his left knee and is done for season. The team on Thursday put his recovery time … Continue reading BOSTON | Celtics’ Irving needs knee surgery, out for playoffs

Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick

NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News) — The Celtics won by beating out the Lakers, giving the draft lottery an old NBA Finals feel. Yet, obvious by Magic Johnson’s smile, the hated rivals were both winners. The Celtics won the lottery Tuesday night to continue another amazing basketball springtime in Boston, capitalizing on a trade they made with … Continue reading Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick

Avery Bradley’s defense has been key ingredient for Celtics

BOSTON (AP)(STL.News) — Avery Bradley has been doing all the little things to get the Boston Celtics over the hump this postseason. Yes, he created a buzz with his playoff-career high 29 points to give Boston a 3-2 lead over the Washington Wizards while backcourt mate Isaiah Thomas was facing double- and triple-teams during Game … Continue reading Avery Bradley’s defense has been key ingredient for Celtics

Thomas’ 33, Celtics’ 3s too much for Wizards in 123-111 win

BOSTON (AP)(STL.News) — Isaiah Thomas had 33 points and nine assists, and the Boston Celtics made 19 3-pointers to beat the Washington Wizards 123-111 Sunday and take a 1-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal matchup. Thomas played just a day after attending the funeral for his sister, who died in a car accident earlier … Continue reading Thomas’ 33, Celtics’ 3s too much for Wizards in 123-111 win