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Brad Stevens Skips Celtics Game To Visit Former Player With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.22.2016 | Sports

Brad Stevens was absent on the Boston bench on Thursday, the first time he's missed a Celtics game since being named head coach in 2013. Instead...

Kobe Bryant Became Giddy When He Heard A Former NBA Coach's Praise

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 12.30.2015 | Sports

On his farewell tour this season, Kobe Bryant will receive countless tokens of appreciation and respect from the 29 cities that make up the NBA solar...

LeBron James Shows Respect To Special Olympics MVP During Game

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 12.16.2015 | Sports

During the second quarter of Tuesday's Cleveland Cavaliers 89-77 win over the Boston Celtics, LeBron James took a minute to greet the hero of the game...

Golden State Warriors Beat Boston Celtics And Remain Undefeated

AP | Erick Fernandez | Posted 12.11.2015 | Sports

BOSTON — Stephen Curry scored 38 points with 11 rebounds and eight assists and the Golden StateWarriors improved to 24-0 this season by outlast...

Was Bill Russell Really Traded for the Ice Capades?

Brian Cronin | Posted 06.23.2015 | Sports
Brian Cronin

Why didn't the Rochester Royals draft Bill Russell? There is a legendary story explaining why they passed on Russell. The "Bill Russell was traded for the Ice Capades" story is now part of basketball lore. But is it true?

Understanding the Business of Sports Through Yogi-isms

Jeffrey Hayzlett | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Jeffrey Hayzlett

Legendary sports man Yogi Berra has a few 'tips' that every sports franchise should keep in mind.

When All Men Doubt You

Joe Singh | Posted 06.24.2015 | Sports
Joe Singh

Sometimes the relationship between a player and a fan is deeper. Sometimes, you know a player's number won't be retired but in your head, it is anyway. For me, the number 9 in Boston will always belong to Rajon Rondo.

Celtics Player Accidentally Sets The Perfect Screen For LeBron James

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 04.22.2015 | Sports

Better luck next game, Jared.

10 Things I Learned at the Golden State Warriors Game

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 02.12.2015 | Sports
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I attended a Golden State Warriors game on Wednesday, December 10th as they battled the Houston Rockets. Here are 10 things that I learned:

Chauncey Billups Retiring After 17 NBA Seasons

AP | Posted 09.10.2014 | Sports

DETROIT (AP) — Chauncey Billups tells Yahoo Sports he is retiring after 17 NBA seasons. The 2004 NBA Finals MVP says his desire is still strong, bu...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Draft Winners And Losers | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.30.2014 | Sports

The 2014 NBA draft wrapped up last night, and this year's players may just be the most talented group since the LeBron, Wade and Carmelo class nearly ...

NBA Draft: Is It Worth Tanking?

Dan Karpuc | Posted 07.23.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

Since 1990, the NBA has been using a weighted lottery system, which gives the worst team in the league the best chance to land the No. 1 pick, but also gives others outside chances of landing it.

For the Love of Golf

Elisa Gaudet | Posted 07.22.2014 | Sports
Elisa Gaudet

National Golf Day was May 21, 2014. There are so many great things about golf that extend far beyond the actual sport.

Rajon Rondo Honors Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Sports

A day after the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo wore a special pair of shoes during the final re...

Did Boston's Mayor Admit The Celtics Are Tanking?

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh let it slip that he thought the Celtics were focused on the NBA Draft lottery in a HuffPost Live interview Monday. "We're ...

Basketball Hall Of Famer Has One Question For Gay Athletes

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell said Wednesday that gay athletes' current fight for equality and acceptance reminds him of some ...

WATCH: Rajon Rondo May Have Committed The Worst Flop Of The Season

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 04.10.2014 | Sports

The refs did not fall for Rajon Rondo's epic flop on Wednesday night at the Philips Arena. As Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague drove by Rondo, th...

WATCH: Basketball Player Joins Opposing Team Huddle

Posted 04.03.2014 | Sports

Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat had a little fun against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. During the third quarter, the sneaky Gortat jo...

HIGHLIGHTS: Anthony Davis Puts On A Show

AP | Posted 05.17.2014 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis is getting even better while the New Orleans Pelicans close out another difficult season. Davis set ...

Celtics President On Jason Collins: 'He Seems Happier Now'

Posted 03.10.2014 | Sports

Rich Gotham, President of the Boston Celtics, is proud of the NBA's social progress. "The NBA has a great legacy," he told Huff Post Live's Roy Se...

Tracing the Irish Influence in Boston

WHERE | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel

Welcome to Boston, or as the Irish say, "Céad míle fáilte." On a trip here, we encourage you to track down all things Irish. The fun of it can be discovering how this country's early history is intertwined with Irish culture.

WATCH: Celtics Pierce, Garnett With Ovation, Tribute

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 03.28.2014 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) -- After the highlights were shown on the scoreboard and the two former Celtics acknowledged the latest in a series of standing ovations, ...

Report: NBA Three-Team Deal Completed

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 03.17.2014 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have been searching for a suitable backup to point guard Stephen Curry since veteran Jarrett Jack s...

Cryptic Tweet May Reveal Star's Return Date

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Math may be required In order to figure out when Rajon Rondo will return to the Celtics lineup. While there hasn't been an official return date an...

WATCH: Steph Curry Hits Game-Winning Shot

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 03.12.2014 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry hit a go-ahead jumper with 2.1 seconds left, lifting the Golden State Warriors over the skidding Boston Celtics...