- Pierce 'thankful' in possibly his final visit to Garden Updated: Feb-10-16 7:59 pm
BOSTON - Paul Pierce started his career in the shadows of Celtics legends.
- Middleton's free throw lifts Bucks over Celtics 112-111 Updated: Feb-10-16 12:14 am
MILWAUKEE - Greg Monroe isn't used to being out of the starting lineup.
- Avery Bradley's 25 points helps Celtics beat Kings Updated: Feb-07-16 4:38 pm
BOSTON - The Boston Celtics enjoyed a season-high scoring day to keep their current winning stretch rolling along.
- Bradley's 3-pointer at horn gives Celtics 104-103 win Updated: Feb-05-16 11:24 pm
CLEVELAND - Once he got control of the ball and let his shot fly, Avery Bradley prepared to get mobbed.
- Thomas scores 17 as Celtics stave off Pistons' rally, 102-95 Updated: Feb-03-16 11:27 pm
BOSTON - As one of the NBA's top defensive teams this season, the Celtics have inevitably found themselves with some big leads.
- Celtics wear down Knicks for 97-89 victory Updated: Feb-02-16 11:31 pm
NEW YORK - The Celtics toughened up their defense and were simply too tough for the Knicks.
- Bradley matches season-high 27, Celtics down Nuggets 111-103 Updated: Jan-27-16 11:37 pm
BOSTON - If the Celtics are going to be a threat in the playoffs this season, they will need consistent effort on the defensive end.
- Wizards guard Bradley Beal has broken nose and concussion Updated: Jan-26-16 3:28 pm
- Thomas lights up Wizards as Celtics win 3rd straight, 116-91 Updated: Jan-25-16 11:07 pm
WASHINGTON - Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens knows 5-foot-9 guard Isaiah Thomas rarely faces players his own size. Thomas just brings his best game to the biggest matchups.
- Crowder, Thomas lead Celtics to rout of 76ers Updated: Jan-24-16 10:24 pm
- Israeli NBA fans turn on Cavs after favorite son Blatt fired Updated: Jan-23-16 2:52 pm
TEL AVIV, Israel - The Cleveland Cavaliers suddenly have far fewer fans in Israel after the firing of David Blatt.
- Thomas scores 22, Celtics hold off late Bulls rally 110-101 Updated: Jan-22-16 10:59 pm
BOSTON - Celtics coach Brad Stevens has been patiently waiting for a return of the defensive brand of basketball that was the calling card for his team early in the season.
- Column: Bryant's All-Star nod bumps more deserving player Updated: Jan-22-16 5:59 pm
Kobe Bryant gets to start one more All-Star Game.
- DeRozan scores 34 to send Raptors past Celtics, 115-109 Updated: Jan-20-16 11:42 pm
TORONTO - The mindset that propelled DeMar DeRozan to a 34-point effort may not have been much of a mystery to his Toronto Raptors teammates, who see it regularly. But it was to DeRozan.
- Nowitzki, Williams lead Mavericks past Celtics 118-113 in OT Updated: Jan-19-16 12:59 am
DALLAS - Thirty-seven-year-old Dirk Nowitzki said he was tired late in the Dallas Mavericks' 118-113 overtime win over the Boston Celtics on Monday night after the pesky, young Celtics turned a 17-point fourth-quarter deficit into a six-point lead.
- Trail Blazers rebound from loss to 76ers by beating Wizards Updated: Jan-18-16 5:54 pm
- Celtics' Crowder accuses Wizards coach of cursing Updated: Jan-16-16 11:57 pm
WASHINGTON - Boston forward Jae Crowder says Washington coach Randy Wittman used profanity toward him, leading to Crowder's technical foul during the Celtics' victory over the Wizards on Saturday night.
- Thomas, Smart lead Celtics past Suns, 117-103 Updated: Jan-15-16 11:06 pm
BOSTON - Isaiah Thomas said he didn't have Boston's game against Phoenix circled on his calendar. He certainly played like he did.
- Thomas, Celtics snap 4-game skid with 103-94 win over Pacers Updated: Jan-14-16 12:28 am
BOSTON - The Boston Celtics were on the verge of falling below .500 for the first time since the opening two weeks of the season.
- Former Butler star Andrew Smith dies after battling cancer Updated: Jan-12-16 8:34 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Andrew Smith's basketball skills made him a fan favorite at Butler.