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Rondo Tirade Could Mean Double-Loss For Celtics

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 06.30.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA -- Talk about a tough playoff opener for the Boston Celtics. One game, possibly two big losses. There was the score, of course, which we...

Best Comebacks In NBA Playoffs History

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.30.2012 | Sports

With the 2012 NBA Playoffs just barely out of the gate for Round 1, the postseason already seems to be shaping up to be chock-full of bedlam and comeb...

Rondo Ejected As Celtics Fall In Game 1

Posted 05.07.2012 | Sports

The Celtics were outplayed by the Hawks en route to a 83-74 loss in Game 1 on Sunday and their chances of flipping the script in Game 2 took a major h...

Hawks Top Celtics In Game 1

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 06.29.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA — The Boston Celtics lost Game 1 – and they may have lost their floor leader for Game 2. Josh Smith scored 22 points and grabbed ...

Doc Rivers Chokes Up Talking About Pat Summitt

Posted 04.19.2012 | Sports

Following Boston's division-clinching victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night, Celtics coach Doc Rivers ended his postgame press conference ...

Melo's Triple-Double Leads Knicks Past Celtics

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 04.18.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Carmelo Anthony had 35 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for his second career triple-double, and the New York Knicks made 19 3-pointers ...

Celtics Stay Hot With Win Over Heat

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 04.11.2012 | Sports

MIAMI -- A week ago, the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat with defense. This time, they did it with offense. Paul Pierce scored 27 points, Kevin Ga...

Celtics Hold Off Heat Despite Big Night From LeBron

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 06.10.2012 | Sports

MIAMI — A week ago, the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat with defense. This time, they did it with offense. Paul Pierce scored 27 points, Kev...

Bulls Keep Winning Without Reigning MVP

AP | Posted 06.06.2012 | Sports

CHICAGO — Even without the league's reigning MVP for a major part of the season, the Chicago Bulls have kept up their winning ways. Luol Deng s...

Rondo Does It Again

AP | HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 04.02.2012 | Sports

BOSTON -- Rajon Rondo had a triple-double and the Boston Celtics handed Miami its biggest loss of the season, pulling away for a 91-72 win over the He...

Celtics Player Hospitalized After Brutal Fall

AP | Posted 05.23.2012 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Boston Celtics guard Mickael Pietrus left the court on a stretcher and will remain hospitalized overnight after an awkward colli...

Assist Of The Year?

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 03.19.2012 | Sports

I think it's safe to say that Danilo Gallinari's ankle is fine now. A few days after a breakout game against the Hawks in which his 3-pointer from the...

Rondo Nearly Costs Celtics Win

Posted 03.07.2012 | Sports

Sometimes, Rajon Rondo can use his astounding athleticism to shred a defense and post Magic-type stats. Tuesday night was not one of those times. ...

KG Makes History As Celtics Win In OT

AP | By JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 03.07.2012 | Sports

BOSTON -- Kevin Garnett grabbed 13 rebounds to pass Shaquille O'Neal and move into 12th on the NBA's career list, and Paul Pierce scored seven of his ...

Rondominant: Celtics Outlast Knicks In Overtime

AP | Posted 05.04.2012 | Sports

BY JIMMY GOLEN, THE ASSOCIATE PRESS BOSTON — Rajon Rondo had his second triple-double in three games, spoiling Harvard grad Jeremy Lin's return t...

Jeremy Lin's America

Brent Budowsky | Posted 04.25.2012 | Sports
Brent Budowsky

I would argue, notwithstanding the endless echo chamber of political insiders and slashing attacks that is called our public discourse, that the wonderful story of Jeremy Lin tells us far more about America than partisan debates or talking heads.

Dirk Nowitzki Moves Up On All-Time Scoring List

AP | By STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 02.21.2012 | Sports

DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki had 26 points and moved into the top 20 on the NBA career scoring list and the Dallas Mavericks beat the short-handed and stru...

Rondo Suspended For Throwing Ball At Ref

AP | Posted 04.21.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended two games without pay by the NBA for throwing a ball at an official during...

GOING TO WORK? Pistons Win 7th In 9 Games

AP | Posted 02.20.2012 | Detroit

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Greg Monroe had 17 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, and Rodney Stuckey added 16 points to lead the surging Detroit Piston...

Pistons Surprise In Road Win

AP | Posted 02.16.2012 | Detroit

BOSTON -- Rodney Stuckey scored 25 points and Ben Gordon hit three 3-pointers in the opening 4:09 of the fourth quarter during a game-breaking spree t...

Rondo's Triple Double Lifts Celtics Over Bulls

AP | Posted 04.13.2012 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — Paul Pierce has been around long enough to know what Rajon Rondo's performance can mean for the aging Boston Celtics. "...

WATCH: NBA's Highlights Of The Night

Posted 02.10.2012 | Sports

Thanks to Russell Westbrook, we can add yet another epic moment to the catalog of fantastic play-by-play calls by Kevin Harlan. On Thursday night, the...

Celtics Pay Tribute To Patriots With Bizarre Snap

Posted 02.10.2012 | Sports

This is one way to pay tribute to the Super Bowl runner up New England Patriots. After winning the opening tip against the Los Angeles Lakers on Thurs...

The Spanish Blockade: Lakers Hold Off Celtics In OT

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 04.10.2012 | Sports

BOSTON — Pau Gasol blocked Ray Allen's putback attempt at the buzzer in overtime and the Los Angeles Lakers held on to beat the Boston Celtics 8...

Move Over Bird! Paul Pierce Makes Celtic History

AP | Posted 02.08.2012 | Sports

BOSTON -- Paul Pierce passed Larry Bird for No. 2 on the Celtics' career scoring list, finishing with 15 points as Boston increased its winning streak...