Brook Lopez celebrated his 27th birthday in style, sinking Brooklyn's cross-town rivals and strengthening the Nets' playoff hopes.
The Celtics' Kelly Olynyk might not be welcome back at Bruins games after he seemed to spill the beans on fellow Beantown athlete Dougie Hamilton, saying the injured Bruins defenseman is out due to broken ribs.
Despite a big shiner on his left eye, Kelly Olynyk led the Celtics to a big win amid a late-season playoff push
Celtics center Kelly Olynyk, who took an elbow to an eye in the shootaround, said he is not worried about playing through pain.
Olynyk overcomes eye injury, leads Celts past Pacers 100-87
Kelly Olynyk scored 19 points off the bench as the Celtics defeated the Pacers 100-87.
Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens again squashed rumors about interest from college programs.
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Clippers forward Glen Davis has been fined $15,000 for kicking a seat cushion into the stands.
Asked earlier this season to handicap a fictional Boston Celtics intrasquad dunk contest, Evan Turner scanned Boston's locker room and admitted that the Celtics don't have any real high-flyers.
Avery Bradley scored a game-high 30 points in the Celtics' 116-104 win over the Hornets.
Bradley scores 30, Celtics defeat Hornets 116-104
The Boston Celtics will make their first national TV appearance of the 2014-15 season after ESPN picked up next Wednesday's game against the Detroit Pistons.
BOSTON -- When Doc Rivers returns to town now, it's an event. That much was obvious Sunday night when what amounted to a receiving line formed in the hallways inside TD Garden with smiling faces eager to greet the former Boston Celtics coach on his way to his pregame chat with reporters.
BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics, plagued by slow starts in recent games, watched the Los Angeles Clippers build as much as a 25-point first-half lead during Sunday's 119-106 loss and Isaiah Thomas implored his teammates to be more aggressive out of the gates.
J.J. Redick scored 27 points as the Clippers downed the Celtics 119-106 for their seventh straight win.
Clippers beat Celtics 119-106 for 7th straight win
Thomas scores 18, Celtics hold off Knicks for 96-92 win
The coaching carousel slowed down in 2014-15 after a flurry of turnover the previous couple of seasons. While we could conceivably see a couple of firings ahead this summer, most NBA teams and head coaches seem to have happy marriages, as only Sacramento, Orlando and Denver have made in-season changes.
Brad Stevens keeps a steady demeanor, but his Celtics journey hasn't been easy.
BOSTON -- Earlier this week, Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder posted a picture to Instagram with him tugging on his Celtics jersey split-screened with a photo of Kevin Garnett doing the same.
BOSTON -- Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas admitted before Wednesday's game that he was worried about his first fall and so it seemed to take a minute for him to react when he hit the parquet floor hard in the final minutes of the first half while absorbing a charge from former teammate Goran Dragic.
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