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From Larry Bird to Ray Allen, the Boston Celtics have suited up some of the best perimeter shooters in NBA history.None of them ever had a hotter hand from behind the arc in a quarter than rookie Carsen Edwards on Tuesday night.Edwards made eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points in the third …
BOSTON (AP) — Expectations are nothing new for the Boston Celtics.Not living up to them despite having such a stacked roster the past two seasons was a little tougher to digest.The Celtics took a chance trading for All-Star Kyrie Irving with no guarantee he would re-sign when he became a …
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier arrived in Charlotte with a tremendous chip on his shoulder.The 25-year-old point guard is eager to prove he can lead an NBA team after spending four years as a backup with the Boston Celtics. He will get that opportunity this season in Charlotte where …
Preseason numbers often mean almost nothing. Rotations are unusual, starters rarely play much, and few if any teams are putting a premium on winning games.As such, it's tough to glean much from exhibition stats.But what the Boston Celtics and New Orleans rookie Zion Williamson — the No. 1 …
Zion Williamson wowed the home crowd with another impressive preseason performance, scoring 26 points and grabbing five rebounds in New Orleans' 128-127 win over the Utah Jazz on Friday night.Javon Bess was credited with the game-winning layup in the final seconds after Utah's Jarrell Brantley was …
BOSTON (AP) — Change is everywhere for the Boston Celtics this season. And it's noticeable in many ways, big and small.Point guard Kyrie Irving is gone and has been replaced by another All-Star in Kemba Walker.The spot in the middle of Boston's offense that once belonged to Al Horford will …
The Latest from NBA media days on Monday (all times EST):4:40 p.m.San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he has no complaints as he heads into training camp following the most tumultuous and painful times of his life.In April 2018, his 67-year-old wife, Erin, died after a long battle with a …
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hornets center Cody Zeller got proactive when NBA free agency arrived, posting a picture of himself on social media selling lemonade for 25 cents a glass with all proceeds going to "Keep Kemba in Charlotte."That didn't work out.Hornets owner Michael Jordan had no …
BOSTON (AP) — When Michael Jordan decided to get into the tequila business, he could have slapped his name on the label, maybe autographed a few bottles and sold out the whole run in hours.No matter what it tasted like.Instead, the basketball hall of famer and owner of the Charlotte Hornets …
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Jayson Tatum returned to practice with the U.S. men's basketball team Monday, less than a week after he sprained his left ankle.He did not play Monday night when the U.S. (5-0) closed World Cup second-round action with a win over Brazil. It is unclear if Tatum will be …
SHANGHAI (AP) — U.S. forward Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics will miss at least the Americans' next two games at the World Cup because of a sprained left ankle.Tatum will not play against Japan on Thursday or in the Americans' first second-round game on Saturday. He will be re-evaluated …
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump presented 91-year-old basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, praising the Boston Celtics star as "one of the all-time greats in the history of sports."Cousy played for the Celtics from 1950 to 1963, winning …
Red, white and blue. The colors of USA Basketball.Except this summer, green — Celtics green, to be precise — would work on that palette as well.The Boston Celtics will have at least three and possibly four players on the final 12-man roster that USA Basketball will take to China next …

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