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THERE'S a new towering attraction in the NBA next season.Tacko Fall has signed a deal with the Boston Celtics after making a solid impression in the Summer League.The 7-foot-6 University of Central Florida product went undrafted in ...
Jul 26, 2019
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BOSTON - Enes Kanter took a playful swipe at him.Kemba Walker will try to replace him.Kyrie Irving is no longer with the Celtics, but his brief flameout in Boston is still on the minds of fans in the city and even, ...
Jul 18, 2019
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LAS VEGAS - Tyler Harvey scored 20 points to lead No. 8 seed Memphis past top-seeded Boston, 94-88, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) in the quarterfinals of the NBA Summer League tournament.Brandon Clarke tipped in a rebound with 18 ...
Jul 14, 2019
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CARSEN Edwards made five three-pointers as the Boston Celics beat the Denver Nuggets, 95-82, on Tuesday in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas (Wednesday, Manila time).Edwards scored 23 points for undefeated Boston (3-0). He had 15 points ...
Jul 10, 2019
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CARSEN Edwards had a standout debut in Las Vegas, scoring 20 points on five 3-pointers as the Celtics pulled away from the 76ers, 96-82, in the NBA Summer League on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Edwards, the 33rd overall pick in ...
Jul 7, 2019
THE 2019 NBA Free Agency was off to a wild start Monday. Big names and next-tier superstars were taken off the board early, while the most mysterious and most coveted of them all (that's newly minted two-time champ ...
Jul 2, 2019
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ENES Kanter is coming back to the Eastern Conference, joining the Boston Celtics.Kanter's manager, Hank Fetic, wrote on Twitter that Kanter had agreed to two-year deal with the Celtics, with the second-year being a player option.The ...
Jul 2, 2019
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KARA Lawson is the latest woman headed to the NBA to coach.Lawson was hired by the Boston Celtics as an assistant coach according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday (Saturday, Manila ...
Jun 29, 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 18, 2019
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BOSTON - Kyrie Irving can opt out of his Celtics contract and become a free agent. Gordon Hayward might never play like he did before his injury. It's possible Brad Stevens won't figure out a way to deploy all ...
Jun 6, 2019
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BOSTON - Sports legends were in Boston to honor basketball great John Havlicek.Former Celtics and Bruins stars gathered at Trinity Church in Boston on Thursday for a memorial service. The Hall of Fame Celtics player died in April at the age of ...
May 25, 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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IT begins.When the buzzer sounded in Milwaukee on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time), the question immediately became this: Has Kyrie Irving played his last game for the Boston Celtics?It's very possible.Welcome to free agency, Kyrie.He's now ...
May 9, 2019
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MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokounmpo had 20 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks routed the Boston Celtics, 116-91, on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) to advance to the Eastern Conference final.The top-seeded Bucks placed seven players in ...
May 9, 2019
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BOSTON - When Giannis Antetokounmpo picked up his fourth foul early in the third quarter of a tie game, the Boston Celtics sensed a chance to pull away.Instead, Milwaukee took control.Of the game, and the series.Antetokounmpo watched the Bucks bench ...
May 7, 2019
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BOSTON - Giannis Antetokounmpo had 39 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Bucks to a 113-101 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game Four of their second-round playoff series on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time) and move Milwaukee within one ...
May 7, 2019
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BOSTON - Giannis Antetokounmpo kept attacking and the Boston Celtics kept fouling.The fouls may have slowed the second half of Game Three, but nothing could stop Antetokounmpo from putting together a signature performance in TD Garden.Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 13 ...
May 4, 2019
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BOSTON - Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 13 rebounds, George Hill finished with 21 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Boston Celtics, 123-116, on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.Khris Middleton ...
May 4, 2019
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BOSTON - Boston Celtics President Danny Ainge had a mild heart attack and is expected to fully recover.The 60-year-old executive received immediate medical attention Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) in Milwaukee, the team said in a statement Thursday. The Celtics ...
May 3, 2019
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MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokounmpo attacked the rim, Khris Middleton connected from long range and Eric Bledsoe turned in an effective performance.The Milwaukee Bucks looked more like themselves in Game Two.Antetokounmpo had 29 points and 10 rebounds and Middleton made seven of ...
May 1, 2019
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