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BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving moved closer to some elite Boston Celtics company with his latest double-double. It was his three driving baskets, though, that helped seal the victory.Irving had 26 points and 10 assists, Al Horford added 16 points and 12 rebounds and the Celtics beat the Miami …
ATLANTA (AP) — Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics found a way.Not bad for the second part of back-to-back games.Irving scored 32 points and the Celtics rallied to beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-105 on Saturday for their third straight win.After trailing for most of the night, Boston took the …
BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving's 20-point third quarter wasn't quite enough for the Boston Celtics to put away the Memphis Grizzlies.The star guard scored eight more in the fourth, finishing with 38 points and 11 assists while leading the Celtics to a 122-116 victory Friday night."He was able …
BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving said he regretted criticizing his younger teammates, then he made a call to a former teammate he also owed an apology.The Celtics point guard said on Wednesday that he called LeBron James over the weekend to apologize for failing to understand the burden the …
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Celtics had been beating the Brooklyn Nets for years, first in trades and then in games.With D'Angelo Russell on a roll and Kyrie Irving on the bench in street clothes, Brooklyn finally broke through.Russell scored 18 of his 34 points in the third quarter and the …
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving will sit out Boston's game against Brooklyn on Monday night because of a right quadriceps injury.Irving says he was hurt Saturday in a loss at Orlando. He adds he expects to return Wednesday against Toronto.The Celtics say guard Marcus Smart also is unavailable …
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Celtics couldn't cool down Terrence Ross in the second half and it cost them the game.Aaron Gordon had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic held off a late rally to beat the Celtics 105-103 on Saturday night.Ross added 25 points, 18 in the second …
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade knew the Boston Celtics would make a run.He also decided when it should end.Wade scored eight of his 19 points in a third-quarter spurt that saved Miami from what was starting to look like a freefall, and the Heat went on to defeat the Celtics 115-99 on Thursday …
BOSTON (AP) — Virginia Cavaliers' coach Tony Bennett is usually known for his relaxed demeanor on the sideline.His team looked exactly like that on the court Wednesday night in its first Atlantic Coast Conference road game.Mamadi Diakite matched his career-high with 18 points, De'Andre …
BOSTON (AP) — There's no secret to the Boston Celtics recent roll.The Celtics continued to share the offensive load, and the results showed again in a 135-113 rout of the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win."It's not too often that we're going to put up 135 …
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics shared the ball extremely well. The sloppy Brooklyn Nets helped them out a lot, too.Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games with an eye injury and scored 17 points to lead eight players in double figures as Boston beat the Nets 116-95 on Monday …
BOSTON (AP) — Celtics star Kyrie Irving is back in the lineup against the Brooklyn Nets after being sidelined with an eye injury.Irving missed two games after scratching both corneas in a collision Dec. 31 at San Antonio. Boston won both — against Minnesota and Dallas — while …
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Budenholzer's first game against the team he coached for five seasons was no contest.Budenholzer's Milwaukee Bucks rolled to a 33-point halftime lead and coasted to a 144-112 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night for their fifth straight victory.Giannis …
BOSTON (AP) — Gordon Hayward followed up his top scoring game of the season with his best overall performance since coming to the Boston Celtics.Gordon Hayward had 16 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists for the short-handed Celtics in a 114-93 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday …
BOSTON (AP) — Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving was out for a second straight game Friday night with an eye injury.Irving was unavailable when the Celtics hosted the Dallas Mavericks after scratching both corneas in a collision Monday at San Antonio. Irving also sat out Wednesday's game …
BOSTON (AP) — Gordon Hayward was off target on all six of his shots in Boston's previous game and then started with a pair of long misses on Wednesday night against Minnesota.Then it quickly turned around.A 3-pointer from the right side. Another from the left. A basket from the lane and …
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich had to use some colorful language to explain to the Spurs at halftime that their lack of aggression was troubling him.The Spurs responded with their highest-scoring quarter in 25 years.LaMarcus Aldridge scored 32 points and San Antonio …
They were touchstones of sports in the 1960s, and sports lost three of the best in 2018: Stan Mikita, the embodiment of powerful Chicago Blackhawks teams; Jim Taylor, the punishing Green Bay Packers fullback; and big-hitting Willie McCovey of the San Francisco Giants.Each arrived as the 1950s was …
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kyrie Irving didn't get off to a very good start, so he and the Boston Celtics made sure to finish with a flurry.Irving scored 22 of his 26 points in the second half, Al Horford converted a pair of late 3-pointers to finish with 18 points and the Celtics erased a …
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden thinks he should be in the MVP discussion again this season and showed why on Thursday night.Harden had 45 points and six assists, Clint Capela added 24 points and 18 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets beat the Boston Celtics 127-113 for their eighth win in nine …

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