Tag Archives: Boston Celtics

Rozier scores 20, leads Celtics to 102-88 win over Cavaliers


BOSTON (AP) –  Terry Rozier scored 20 points in 20 minutes, stealing the spotlight from LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas in a rematch of the Eastern Conference finals and leading the Boston Celtics to a 102-88 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Rozier scored the last eight Boston points of the first quarter to give the Celtics ...

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Olynyk scores career-high 32 as Heat edge Celtics


BOSTON — Kelly Olynyk was honoured by the Boston Celtics and showered with cheers by their fans. Then he went out and beat his old team. Olynyk scored a career-high 32 points in his rousing return to Boston, and the undermanned Miami Heat hung on Wednesday for a 90-89 victory over the Celtics. On a night when the Celtics celebrated ...

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Boston Celtics get win over the Golden State Warriors


Before tipoff of the most anticipated game of the 2017-18 NBA season to date — a marquee matchup between the West-leading Golden State Warriors and the East-leading Boston Celtics — TNT analyst Charles Barkley made two promises. Those turned out about as well as the whole “Vegetarians aren’t real” thing. After falling behind by double-digits in the first quarter, going ...

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Final Whistle:Black Stars leadership void, Irving’s Celtics streaking


Fading Generals The Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifiers have officially ended,which means that the timing could not be better for Kwesi Appiah to embark on the rebuilding process he promised when he accepted the job.Indeed the process has already been set in motion with a number of promising youngsters including the likes of Thomas Agyepong and Ebenezer Ofori having been ...

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NBA: Celtics beat Spurs 108-94 for 5th straight win

San Antonio Spurs' Dejounte Murray, left, loses control of the ball against Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BOSTON (AP) — The injury to free agent Gordon Hayward devastated the Boston Celtics emotionally and threatened to derail their efforts to improve on last year’s Eastern Conference finals appearance. It took about three games for them to figure things out. ‘‘Once that happened, we really didn’t know where we were at as a team,’’ center Al Horford said on ...

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NBA: Cavaliers edge Celtics as Hayward suffers horrific injury


Key Moment The Boston Celtics were shaken to the core Tuesday night when Gordon Hayward gruesomely fractured his ankle just five minutes and 15 seconds into their season-opener in Cleveland. At that point, Hayward’s teammates could’ve easily collapsed to the floor as well. Instead, they responded with as gritty and as heartfelt of an effort as they possibly could have ...

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Cavs Trade Kyrie Irving To Celtics For Package Including Isaiah Thomas


BOSTON, MA – The Boston Celtics announced today that they have acquired four-time All-Star and 2016 NBA Champion Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for guard Isaiah Thomas, forward Jae Crowder, center Ante Zizic and the rights to the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 first round pick. “Kyrie is one of the best scorers in the NBA. He has proven ...

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Cavs beat Celtics to make 3rd straight NBA Finals


BOSTON (AP) LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA’s all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title and a return trip to the NBA Finals. Kyrie Irving added 24 points and Kevin Love finished with 15 for the ...

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Cavaliers find their feet and beat Celtics in Game 4


After a head-scratching home loss on Sunday night and a sloppy, sluggish first half on Tuesday, the Cavaliers flipped that proverbial switch after intermission – shooting 71 percent from the floor in the second stanza and blowing past the Celtics, 112-99, to take Game 4 at The Q. The Wine and Gold now stand one win away from a third ...

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QUAO’s Monday Moanings: Champions galore, Celtics fight back


Citi Sports’ editor Nathan Quao puts out his weekly column and this time, he talks about the coronations which took place in England, Spain, Italy and Germany and the show the Celtics put out against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. Coronation Sunday After a season of ups and downs and several emotions, Chelsea finally ...

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