Posts Tagged ‘Celtics’


Pierce carries Celtics to OT win over Bucks

The Associated Press on Nov. 03, 2010, at 11:25 p.m.
BOSTON — Paul Pierce stepped to the line, moved into NBA history and then finished off the Milwaukee Bucks. It was a moment he never would have dreamed of a few years ago. Pierce scored 12 of his 28 points in overtime to reach 20,000 points in his career, added …

Rondo brilliant as Celtics beat Pistons 109-86

By NOAH TRISTER on Nov. 02, 2010, at 10:15 p.m.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Paul Pierce stood in the corner with the ball and paused a little longer than he needed to, as if daring the Detroit Pistons to come out and guard him. Then he calmly made another open shot to give Boston a 20-point lead. It was that …

Rivers cancer-free after having biopsy

The Associated Press on Oct. 19, 2010, at 10 p.m.
BOSTON — Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said that he is cancer-free after having a biopsy Sunday morning. His doctor found a spot on his throat three weeks ago and he decided to have it checked. “They found cancerous lesions,” Rivers said after the team conducted an open practice for …

Speights leads 76ers over Celtics

The Associated Press on Oct. 12, 2010, at 9:50 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA — After a disastrous 27-win season, the Philadelphia 76ers started a new preseason under first-year coach Doug Collins much the same way — with three straight losses. That finally changed on Tuesday night. Marreese Speights scored 19 points and Lou Williams added 16 to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to …

Celts’ Allen may benefit from Shaq, Davis

The Associated Press on Sept. 30, 2010, at 8:16 p.m.
NEWPORT, R.I. — Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen may have even more space to get off his textbook jumper. The performance could have been a personal shooting video except that it happened in the spotlight of the last spring’s NBA Finals: Allen twists and turns away from defenders, coming off …

Celtics’ Allen may get more open shots behind Shaq

The Associated Press on Sept. 30, 2010, at 4:05 p.m.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen may have even more space to get off his textbook jumper this season. His performance in Game 2 of the NBA Finals was a clinic on outside shooting. Allen used twists and turns to get away from a number of defenders, …

Fall leaves fans with pile of questions to ponder

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 28, 2010, at 9 p.m.
It is that time of year again. Baseball is winding down, football has just gotten going and hockey is in the on deck circle with basketball on the horizon. It is an interesting time to be a Boston sports fan. You can’t be disappointed with the Red Sox considering the …
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