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PHILADELPHIA - A year ago against Toronto, four bounces of the basketball finished the 76ers. This season, four straight playoff losses ended Philly's season and sent the Sixers to the brink of a serious shakeup.Brett Brown has but a slim chance ...
Aug 24, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - James Ennis III hit a 3 and dropped for three pushups, and Tobias Harris scored 26 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 103-94 win over the Utah Jazz on Monday night.Al Horford scored 17 points to help ...
Dec 3, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA - Joel Embiid had 18 points and nine rebounds, Al Horford scored 15 points and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 114-106 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).Furkan Korkmaz scored 17 ...
Nov 11, 2019
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CAMDEN, N.J. - Al Horford took a seat at one of the three tables needed to fit six players, an owner and a general manager and admired the Philadelphia skyline in the distance."This view gets me excited," Horford said. "This view ...
Jul 13, 2019
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BOSTON - A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Boston Celtics center Al Horford will decline his player option for next season and become an unrestricted free agent.The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity ...
Jun 19, 2019
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BOSTON - Expectations overflowed prior to the season for a Boston Celtics team expected to ascend to the top of an Eastern Conference without LeBron James.The season will be remembered for how poorly Boston did fulfilling its potential following false starts, some ...
May 10, 2019
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MILWAUKEE - Al Horford stood his ground as Giannis Antetokounmpo charged his way.Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks' MVP candidate, desperately wanted to provide a spark and cut into a second-half lead against Horford's Boston Celtics in the opener of ...
Apr 29, 2019
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MILWAUKEE - Kyrie Irving had 26 points and 11 assists, Al Horford added 20 points and 11 rebounds, and Boston cruised past Milwaukee, 112-90, in the opener of their second-round playoff series on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).Jaylen Brown chipped in ...
Apr 29, 2019
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SACRAMENTO - Instead of dwelling on his mistake that let Sacramento tie the game in the closing seconds, Gordon Hayward made it moot.Hayward made up for a costly foul by hitting a tiebreaking shot with 2 seconds to play that helped the ...
Mar 7, 2019
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BOSTON - Kyrie Irving had 13 points and 12 assists, Al Horford scored 18 points and the Boston Celtics beat the Washington Wizards, 107-96, on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) to snap a four-game losing streak.Marcus Morris added 17 points ...
Mar 2, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA - Gordon Hayward scored 26 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:50 remaining, and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 112-109, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).Al Horford had 23 and Jayson Tatum scored 20 and ...
Feb 13, 2019
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BOSTON - Kyrie Irving had 26 points and 10 assists, Al Horford added 16 points and 12 rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat, 107-99, on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) for their fourth straight victory.Irving has had 20 or ...
Jan 22, 2019
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BOSTON - Kyrie Irving hit a foul-line fadeaway to give Boston the lead, then hit a 31-foot 3-pointer to finish with 27 points and lead the Celtics past the Eastern Conference-leading Toronto Raptors, 117-108, on Wednesday night (Thursday, ...
Jan 17, 2019
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MEMPHIS, Tennessee - 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 ...
Dec 30, 2018
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MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Kyrie Irving had 26 points and 13 assists, Al Horford added 18 points, including a pair of key 3-pointers in the closing 1:32, and the Boston Celtics rallied for a 112-103 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on ...
Dec 30, 2018
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JR Smith came under fire for his hard push on Al Horford in Game Two of the Cleveland-Boston series on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time), but the Cavs guard insisted he meant no harm.Tempers flared with 3:49 to play ...
May 16, 2018
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BOSTON - The Boston Celtics have been mining possibility out of improbable odds throughout the 2017-2018 season.A season filled with so much promise was jolted just five minutes into their season opener back in October when Gordon Hayward was lost for ...
May 10, 2018
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PHILADELPHIA - Al Horford had no use for the premature celebration that showered confetti all over the 76ers' home court at the end of regulation, delaying overtime and prompting an impromptu cleanup job.Turns out, Horford has the Celtics just a game ...
May 6, 2018
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PHILADELPHIA - Al Horford scored the go-ahead basket for Boston late in overtime in a wild Game Three where the Philadelphia 76ers gave away the basketball and the confetti, leading the Celtics to a 101-98 win on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila ...
May 6, 2018
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BOSTON - The youth movement is alive and thriving for the Boston Celtics.And for the second straight game it was enough to upend a Philadelphia 76ers team that still has much to figure out as it heads home trailing 2-0 in ...
May 4, 2018
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