May 17, 2012 00:21 EDT
Kevin Garnett scored 27 points while Paul Pierce added 24 and Rajon Rondo had 23 as Boston cruised past Philadelphia 107-91 to grab the lead in their NBA playoff series.
May 15, 2012 01:45 EDT
Evan Turner scored the go-ahead layup and drained a couple of key free throws down the stretch as Philadelphia held on for a 82-81 win over Boston to even their Eastern Conference playoff series at 1-1.
May 12, 2012 23:42 EDT
Rajon Rondo posted his eighth career playoff triple-double as the Boston Celtics edged the Philadelphia 76ers 92-91 in game one of the Eastern Conference series.
May 09, 2012 01:40 EDT
Danny Granger scored 25 points as the Indiana Pacers punched their ticket to the second round of the NBA playoffs by beating Orlando 105-87 in game five of their Eastern Conference series.
May 06, 2012 22:19 EDT
The New York Knicks fended off elimination in the first round of the NBA playoffs, holding off the star-studded Miami Heat 89-87 to force a fifth game in their Eastern Conference series.
May 05, 2012 00:20 EDT
The Philadelphia 76ers rallied to beat the top-seeded Chicago Bulls 79-74 and gain a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference first-round NBA playoff series.
Apr 26, 2012 13:10 EDT
Jeremy Lin, the New York Knicks playmaker who became an instant icon in February, finished second to NBA Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose in jersey sales over the past year, the NBA said Thursday.
Apr 19, 2012 01:43 EDT
Paul Pierce's 29 points included a key jump shot with 7.6 seconds remaining as Boston beat Orlando 102-98 to clinch the NBA Atlantic Division title.
Apr 11, 2012 00:37 EDT
Paul Pierce scored 27 points and Kevin Garnett added 24 as the Boston Celtics beat LeBron James and the Miami Heat 115-107, their second victory over the Heat in less than a fortnight.
Mar 31, 2012 01:19 EDT
Kevin Garnett returned to Minnesota and scored a game-high 24 points as the Boston Celtics grabbed first place in the Atlantic Division with a 100-79 win over the Timberwolves Friday.
Mar 27, 2012 03:42 EDT
The Boston Celtics moved into a tie for first place in the Atlantic Division as Paul Pierce scored a season-high 36 points in a 102-95 win over Charlotte Bobcats.
Mar 11, 2012 23:10 EDT
Kobe Bryant's 26 points included a go-ahead basket with 41.7 seconds to play as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Boston Celtics 97-94 in an NBA contest.
Mar 04, 2012 22:54 EST
Rajon Rondo delivered a mammoth "triple-double" to lead the Celtics to a 115-111 overtime victory over New York Sunday, spoiling Knicks guard Jeremy Lin's return to Boston.
Feb 26, 2012 02:14 EST
Late replacement Jeremy Evans of Utah won the Slam Dunk Contest, the highlight of the festivities on the eve of the NBA All-Star game.
Feb 22, 2012 19:11 EST
Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo has been named to replace injured Atlanta guard Joe Johnson for the Eastern Conference team in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game.
Feb 20, 2012 18:02 EST
(Reuters) - Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended two games for throwing a ball at an official and striking him in the chest, the National Basketball Association (NBA) said on Monday.
Feb 17, 2012 02:16 EST
Carlos Boozer scored 23 points, pulled down 15 rebounds and handed out five assists as the Chicago Bulls again overcame the absence of Derrick Rose to outlast Boston 89-80.
Feb 16, 2012 23:57 EST
(Reuters) - The Chicago Bulls defended stingily and stunned the Boston Celtics with a late offensive burst to prevail 89-80 at the United Center on Thursday.
Jan 27, 2012 02:44 EST
(Reuters) - The Boston Celtics overcame a 27-point deficit with a remarkable second-half rally to stun the Orlando Magic 91-83 at the Amway Center on Thursday, inflicting a second defeat on the hosts in less than a week.
Jan 23, 2012 23:40 EST
Paul Pierce scored 19 points and handed out seven assists to lead the Celtics to an 87-56 victory over Orlando in Boston, the Celtics' first win over a winning team in this lockout-shortened NBA season.