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Boston Celtics resume playoff feud with Cleveland Cavaliers

By TOM WITHERS

The Associated Press

CLEVELAND – Five years ago, LeBron James left the floor after Game 5 against Boston in disgrace. There were boos from the home fans, even …   Full story 

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Boston Celtics resume playoff feud with Cleveland Cavaliers

CLEVELAND – Five years ago, LeBron James left the floor after Game 5 against Boston in disgrace. There were boos from the home fans, even … Full story    
Updated 6 hours ago

Boston Celtics first barrier on Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James’ mission

CLEVELAND – For LeBron James, his homecoming season with the Cavaliers went up, down and sometimes sideways, like three seasons rolled into one. The fourth … Full story    
Updated yesterday

No clear favorite this year for NBA championship

Sweet-shooting Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors have the best record, an unmatched home-court advantage, and the understanding that means nothing now. “We had … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Boston Celtics top Milwaukee Bucks in regular-season finale

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Gigi Datome scored 22 points, including two key buckets in the final 3 minutes, and the Boston Celtics ended the regular season … Full story    
Published:  April 16, 2015

Boston Celtics stay hot, top Toronto Raptors

BOSTON (AP) – Jae Crowder hit an off-balance fall-away from deep on the right wing with .8 seconds left, lifting Boston to a 95-93 win … Full story    
Published:  April 15, 2015

Teams battle for NBA playoff berths, seeds at end of season

With just 72 hours left in the NBA’s regular season, the playoffs virtually have already begun for a handful of teams. Meanwhile, some of the … Full story    
Published:  April 13, 2015
NBA: Celtics 117, Cavaliers 78

Celts close in on playoffs, rout Cavaliers 117-78

BOSTON – Celtics coach Brad Stevens didn’t get carried away by Boston’s rout of a Cleveland team that bore little resemblance to the real Cavaliers. … Full story    
Published:  April 13, 2015

Boston Celtics down Cleveland Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) – Marcus Smart scored 19 points, and the Boston Celtics maintained their grip on a playoff spot by holding off the short-handed Cleveland … Full story    
Published:  April 11, 2015

Isaiah Thomas leads Boston Celtics to key win over Detroit Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) – Isaiah Thomas had a season-high 34 points as the Boston Celtics picked up a key victory and eliminated Detroit from … Full story    
Published:  April 8, 2015

Calipari, Haywood top list of Hall of Fame selections

INDIANAPOLIS – As Kentucky coach John Calipari started to leave the Naismith Hall of Fame interview room Monday, he took one last question. “Coach, what … Full story    
Published:  April 7, 2015
NBA: Celtics 117, Raptors 116 (OT)

Smart’s buzzer-beater gives Celtics OT win

TORONTO (AP) – Marcus Smart hit a buzzer-beating layup in overtime and the Boston Celtics beat the Toronto Raptors 117-166 on Saturday night. With 2.6 … Full story    
Published:  April 4, 2015

Milwaukee Bucks hinder Boston Celtics’ playoff chase

BOSTON – Ersan Ilyasova led Milwaukee’s third-quarter surge from a halftime deficit with 11 points and the Milwaukee Bucks hurt the Boston Celtics’ playoff chances … Full story    
Published:  April 4, 2015