Mar 18, 2013 23:51 EDT
Reigning NBA champion Miami pushed the second-longest win streak in NBA history to 23 games with a 105-103 victory at Boston that gave the historic run its toughest test.
Mar 12, 2013 23:05 EDT
Gerald Henderson scored a career-high 35 points, going 12-of-12 in free throw attempts, as the Charlotte Bobcats snapped a 10-game losing streak by beating Boston 100-74.
Feb 16, 2013 01:40 EST
Denver Nuggets second-year forward Kenneth Faried had 40 points as Team Chuck routed Team Shaq 163-135 in the National Basketball Association's Rising Stars Challenge game.
Feb 15, 2013 19:08 EST
Eastern Conference coach Erik Spoelstra named Chris Bosh, who plays for him on the Miami Heat, as a replacement starter for injured Boston guard Rajon Rondo in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game.
Feb 14, 2013 01:48 EST
The Boston Celtics rallied in the fourth quarter to edge the Chicago Bulls 71-69 behind a strong defense and a 12-point performance from forward Kevin Garnett.
Feb 08, 2013 02:02 EST
Somewhere between Jason Terry's 25-foot three pointer in the first half and Dwight Howard fouling out in the fourth quarter, Los Angeles realized this wasn't going to be their evening.
Feb 05, 2013 03:18 EST
Philippine farmer Liezl Balmaceda has never heard of Madonna, but the US pop star's endorsement of coconut water may help change her impoverished life for the better.
Feb 03, 2013 16:55 EST
Paul Pierce scored 22 points, including a clinching 3-point basket in the final seconds as the Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Clippers 106-104 on Sunday in the NBA.
Jan 27, 2013 16:53 EST
Kevin Garnett scored 24 points to lead Boston over Miami 100-98 in two overtimes Sunday but the joy of ending a six-game losing skid was dimmed by the loss of Rajon Rondo for the season.
Jan 25, 2013 00:19 EST
Carmelo Anthony won his much-anticipated showdown with Kevin Garnett, scoring 28 points to lead the New York Knicks to an 89-86 NBA victory over the Celtics in Boston.
Jan 24, 2013 21:51 EST
San Antonio's Tim Duncan and the Miami Heat's Chris Bosh headline the 14 players selected by NBA coaches as reserves for the 2013 All-Star Game next month.
Jan 19, 2013 00:08 EST
Marco Belinelli's turnaround jump shot with 3.1 seconds left in overtime lifted the Chicago Bulls to a 100-99 National Basketball Association win over the Boston Celtics.
Jan 18, 2013 01:01 EST
Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant led all players in votes in earning a record 15th successive NBA All-Star selection, the NBA said.
Jan 12, 2013 03:04 EST
Luol Deng scored 33 points in Chicago's 108-101 NBA win over the Knicks in New York, with Derrick Rose's appearance on the practice court raising hopes of even better things to come.
Jan 10, 2013 23:41 EST
The Indiana Pacers won the battle of the first-placed teams, beating the New York Knicks 81-76 behind a superb defence and 24 points and 11 rebounds from forward Paul George.
Jan 09, 2013 23:41 EST
New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony has been slapped with a one-game ban for confronting Boston's Kevin Garnett following Celtics' 102-96 win, the National Basketball Association announced.
Jan 08, 2013 00:21 EST
The Boston Celtics coped admirably without suspended point guard Rajon Rondo as Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett came through in a 102-96 NBA victory over the New York Knicks.
Dec 28, 2012 02:42 EST
The Los Angeles Clippers routed the Boston Celtics 106-77 on Thursday to stretch their franchise-record NBA winning streak to 15 games.
Dec 25, 2012 14:53 EST
Rajon Rondo scored 19 points and contributed six rebounds and five assists as the Boston Celtics defeated the Brooklyn Nets 93-76 on Tuesday in an NBA Christmas Day matchup.
Dec 13, 2012 14:53 EST
LeBron James and Kobe Bryant top the first voting results for the 62nd NBA All-Star Game announced Thursday by the league while Asian-American guard Jeremy Lin trails in his bid for a spot.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Boston Celtics – No. 5|
|Born||May 19, 1976 |
Greenville, South Carolina
|Listed height||6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)|
|Listed weight||253 lb (115 kg)|
|High school||Mauldin HS|
(Mauldin, South Carolina),
Farragut Academy HS
|Draft||5th overall, 1995|
|Former teams||Minnesota Timberwolves (1995–2007)|
NBA Most Valuable Player
NBA Defensive Player of the Year
12× NBA All-Star
4x All-NBA First Team
(2000, 2003–2004, 2008)
3x All-NBA Second Team
2x All-NBA Third Team
8x All-Defensive First Team
2x All-Defensive Second Team
NBA All-Rookie Second Team
NBA All-Star Game MVP
J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award