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WATCH: Greg Oden Stuffs Dunk Attempt

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Greg Oden got some playing time against the Celtics on Tuesday night. He didn't play much. But in just 5:34, the seven-footer did generate a few notew...

LeBron's New Poster Dunk

Posted 03.19.2013 | Sports

Has DeAndre Jordan's dunk over Brandon Knight already been topped? During the second quarter of Miami's narrow victory over Boston on Monday night...

LeBron Rallies Heat Past Celtics

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 05.18.2013 | Sports

BOSTON — LeBron James made the go-ahead jumper with 10.5 seconds left to lead the Miami Heat to their 23rd consecutive victory, the second-longe...

When And Where Might Miami Streak End?

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 03.15.2013 | Sports

Winners of 20 games in a row, the Miami Heat could be headed toward history. The NBA record is 33 consecutive victories in a single season, set by ...

Celtics Get Bittersweet Double-OT Victory Over Heat

AP | HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 03.29.2013 | Sports

BOSTON — A double-overtime victory against LeBron James and the defending NBA champions was difficult to celebrate for Paul Pierce and the Celti...

Ray Returns To Boston

Posted 01.27.2013 | Sports

Fans of the Boston Celtics showed on Sunday that they may be more forgiving about Ray Allen's offseason departure than some of his former teammates. I...

Ray Returns To Boston

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 01.26.2013 | Sports

MIAMI -- Ray Allen has played in Boston as an opponent 15 times before. He knows what it's like to play under the fabled Celtics banners, knows exactl...

Celtics Bench Is Key to Their Success

Thomas Alter | Posted 01.12.2013 | Sports
Thomas Alter

They've already been penciled in as the crotchety old men who will win 55 games and lose to LeBron and their new nemesis/former teammate Ray Allen in late May. Not so fast.

WATCH: Garnett Snubs Ray Allen

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 12.30.2012 | Sports

MIAMI — LeBron James got his ring, then got cramps. The Miami Heat found a way to beat their biggest rival anyway....

PICS: LeBron Gets His Ring!

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 10.31.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- LeBron James held his index finger aloft, then turned and took a walk nine years in the making. A few moments later, a championship ring &nd...

Doc Rivers Emotional At End Of Game 7

Posted 06.11.2012 | Sports

Celtics coach Doc Rivers succumbed to his emotions in the final seconds of Boston's loss to the Miami Heat in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals ...

Heat Punch Tickets To NBA Finals

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 08.09.2012 | Sports

MIAMI — LeBron James finally got a Game 7 victory, on his third try. Next up, the NBA finals – and his third try at that elusive first ch...

James: 'I Won't Regret Game 7'

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 08.09.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- LeBron James has no idea what he will do for an encore. He offered a simple vow instead....

NBA Playoffs 2012: LeBron Dominates Celtics, But Will He Do It Again? (Video)

Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.08.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The Celtics failed to show up Thursday night and tried to defend James with a bundle of different looks; will LeBron come out in Game 7 with the same mindset? Or, will he fall to 0-3 all-time in Game 7s?

LeBron's Explodes For 45 As Heat Force Game 7

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 08.07.2012 | Sports

BOSTON — LeBron James refused to let another season end in Boston. The Eastern Conference finals, and his chase of an NBA championship, are hea...

Heat Can't Handle The Truth: Boston Takes Control Of East Finals

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 08.05.2012 | Sports

MIAMI — Paul Pierce watched the shot sail just over LeBron James' outstretched arm. And when it swished, he turned toward the Boston bench, shak...

LeBron Takes Shot At Officials After Fouling Out

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 06.04.2012 | Sports

BOSTON -- He's taken last-second shots and he's passed them up. He's made some, and missed a few, too. Here's something LeBron James had never done i...

James Watches As Celtics Level East Finals

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 08.03.2012 | Sports

BOSTON — He's taken last-second shots and he's passed them up. He's made a few, and missed some, too. LeBron James has never fouled out and had...

Celtics Strike Back In Game 3

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 08.01.2012 | Sports

BOSTON — Everywhere Dwyane Wade turned, two Boston Celtics seemed to be waiting. And as long as Chris Bosh is out, he understands it's probably...

NBA Playoffs 2012: Oklahoma City's Crucial Strategy (Video)

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.31.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

In a new segment with Noah Coslov of CineSport, I break down why the Celtics' swing-and-miss Game 2 effort was a necessary but wildly costly risk, even as the series shifts back to Boston. Rajon Rondo was magnificent with 44 points, but he played all 53 minutes.

Heat Spoil Rondo's Historic Performance

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 05.31.2012 | Sports

MIAMI -- Rajon Rondo played every second for the Boston Celtics. Made just about every play. Made just about every shot, too. His final numbers: a ca...

Heat Outlast Celtics In Overtime Thriller

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 07.30.2012 | Sports

MIAMI — The biggest postseason comeback in Miami Heat franchise history wasn't enough. The Heat needed more – and got it, digging deep to...

The James and Wade Show Is an Act for the Ages

William Laney | Posted 07.29.2012 | Sports
William Laney

Night after night, game after game, on offense and on defense, they are now working together as never before to produce plays that sometimes defy belief.

Celtics-Heat Outcome Depends on Boston's Defensive Scheme

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.29.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

LeBron James is going to get his. And if Game 1 against Boston in the Eastern Conference Finals was any indication, he'll have an easy time of it.

Celtics Drop Game 1 To Heat

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 05.29.2012 | Sports

MIAMI -- For nine minutes, the Boston Celtics were vintage. Everything was working, points were coming in bunches, the Miami crowd was rendered quiet ...