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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Every so often, Wisconsin's Ethan Happ makes a move around the bucket that reminds some college basketball experts of an NBA Hall of Fame forward.It's more about how Happ freed himself to get to the hoop for the 25th-ranked Badgers than the shot itself.Check out the …
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NBA's new scoring leader was determined his latest big night wouldn't go to waste.Kemba Walker scored 43 points, giving him 103 in his last two games, and the Charlotte Hornets battled back to beat the Boston Celtics 117-112 on Monday night.Walker followed up his …
BOSTON (AP) — Donovan Mitchell was much more efficient leading Utah in scoring this time.Mitchell had 28 points and six assists, bouncing back from one of his worst performances of the season and leading the Jazz to a 98-86 win over the Boston Celtics on Saturday night."I didn't really do …
BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving had 11 straight Boston points down the stretch and scored 17 in all in the last 8:06 of the fourth quarter.Then in overtime, he really turned it on.The Celtics guard made or assisted on every basket in the extra period, finishing with 11 assists and a season-high …
BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics returned from a dreadful road trip with a resounding rout.Kyrie Irving had 17 points and seven assists and Jaylen Brown scored 18 as Boston beat the Chicago Bulls 111-82 on Wednesday night."One of the toughest things to do in this league is to come off a road trip, …
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Al-Farouq Aminu says he's grateful his teammates trust him in the big moments.Aminu hit a pair of late 3-pointers and the Portland Trail Blazers won their fourth straight game, holding off the Boston Celtics 100-94 on Sunday night.Damian Lillard had 19 points and 12 …
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gordon Hayward got a cold reception in Utah. He was booed every time he touched the ball, and his Boston Celtics left town with a loss.Joe Ingles matched his career high with 27 points and added a season-best seven assists to help the Jazz beat the Celtics 123-115 on …
PHOENIX (AP) — When their shots finally started to fall, the Boston Celtics couldn't be stopped.Kyrie Irving scored 18 of his season-high 39 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, and Boston rallied from a 22-point deficit for a 116-109 win over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night.Irving …
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for throwing a basketball into the stands after a game.The fine was handed down Tuesday by league discipline executive Kiki VanDeWeghe.The incident occurred at the end of the Celtics' 115-107 loss to …
DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray simply got caught up in the moment when he hoisted a long shot with the clock winding down.He took some heat for it. No disrespect meant, he maintained.Murray scored a career-high 48 points, including 19 in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Nuggets overcame a …
The best 3-point shooter who ever lived, at least in terms of volume, is Ray Allen.Boston used to have him.Milwaukee used to have him.And he doesn't figure into either franchise's greatest single-game 3-point barrage.With NBA records being set from 3-point range this season — Golden State's …
CHICAGO (AP) — James Harden scored 25 points, including 11 in a decisive run in the third quarter, in his return to the Houston lineup and the Rockets defeated the Chicago Bulls 96-88 on Saturday night.Harden, who had missed three games with a strained left hamstring, scored 11 straight …
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Victor Oladipo heard the final buzzer and pranced to the sideline, pointing both index fingers to the floor, and mouthing, "My city."Oladipo's 3-pointer with 3.4 seconds remaining Saturday night gave Indiana a 102-101 comeback victory over the Boston Celtics and was yet …
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics went outside and stayed there while knocking off the last of the NBA's unbeatens with a barrage of 3-pointers.The Celtics set a franchise record for 3-pointers with 24 in a 117-113 win over the Bucks on Thursday night, handing Milwaukee its first loss of the …
MILWAUKEE (AP) — 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 …
BOSTON (AP) — After averaging 14 points through the first six games, Kyrie Irving knew he was due to start hitting some shots.Irving broke through Tuesday night with a season-high 31 points and led a third-quarter surge that put Boston in command of a 108-105 win over Detroit, handing the …
DETROIT (AP) — With Jaylen Brown struggling offensive so far this season, Brad Stevens still asked him if he wanted a shot at defending one of the NBA's hottest players.Not only did Brown slow down the much bigger Blake Griffin, his offense also perked up in the process.Brown scored 19 …
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kyrie Irving was overthinking how to fit in.He missed last season's playoffs after left knee surgery, and because the Boston Celtics reached the Eastern Conference finals without him, he was cautious when he returned this season.Once he relaxed and started having fun, …
BOSTON (AP) — The way things went on the road for the Orlando Magic last season, one of the final two 3-point attempts by Boston probably would have gone in.But it's a new season and the ball bounced the right way in the closing seconds for Orlando.Nikola Vucevic had 24 points and 12 …
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A planned museum will tell the story of basketball great Larry Bird and his Indiana roots.Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Saturday that the museum will be part of a convention center being built in Terre Haute in western Indiana. Bird plans to donate personal …

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