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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 …
BOSTON (AP) — If this basketball thing doesn't work out for Brad Stevens, he already has a backup plan in mind.The Boston Celtics coach joked on Wednesday that he's hoping to capitalize on his resemblance to Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg."I can get a job with 'Saturday …
BOSTON (AP) — Enes Kanter took a playful swipe at him.Kemba Walker will try to replace him.Kyrie Irving is no longer with the Celtics, but his brief flameout in Boston is still on the minds of fans in the city and even, apparently, players who have yet to play a minute for the team.On the …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyler Harvey scored 20 points to lead No. 8 seed Memphis past top-seeded Boston 94-88 on Saturday night in the quarterfinals of the NBA Summer League tournament.Brandon Clarke tipped in a rebound with 18 seconds left to extend the Grizzlies' lead to three, before Paris Lee …
Tony Bradley had 19 points and 14 rebounds and the Utah Jazz defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 78-68 on Saturday as NBA Summer League play resumed in Las Vegas one day after an earthquake in the area forced two games to be shortened and another to be canceled.The NBA Summer League games are being …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Toronto said farewell to Kawhi Leonard. Miami said hello to Jimmy Butler. The Lakers finally have Anthony Davis.Free agency became real Saturday.The four-team trade that sent Butler to the Heat — with a new $142 million, four-year contract — was one of the …
The Latest on NBA free agency (all times EDT):10 p.m.Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak said in a conference call with local reporters that he doesn't regret not trading three-time All-Star Kemba Walker last year when he had a chance — and possibly could have gotten quality players or …
MIAMI (AP) — A Boston Celtics assistant coach has been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay a fine for accepting $300,000 in bribes to get a wealthy Florida businessman's son into the University of Pennsylvania.Court records show a federal judge imposed the sentence Monday on Jerome …
The Latest on NBA free agency Monday (all times EDT):7 p.m.Enes Kanter is coming back to the Eastern Conference, joining the Boston Celtics.Kanter's manager, Hank Fetic, wrote on Twitter that Kanter had agreed to two-year deal with the Celtics , with the second-year being a player option.The …
Klay Thompson is staying home with Golden State. Jimmy Butler finally has a new home in Miami.And the wait continues for Kawhi Leonard.Thompson announced his decision to stay with the Golden State Warriors for $190 million over the next five years, meaning the five-time reigning Western Conference …
The Latest on NBA free agency (all times ET):9:55 p.m.A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Jimmy Butler has agreed to a $142 million, four-year contract and will be traded to the Miami Heat by the Philadelphia 76ers.Miami and Philadelphia were still working out some aspects of the swap, …
Kawhi Leonard is planning meetings in Los Angeles. Kevin Durant will do the same in New York.Those are the cities where they'll begin free agency.Where they will end it will finally start to get clearer soon.NBA teams will start opening their checkbooks Sunday at 6 p.m. EDT, when the negotiating …
The last time Kemba Walker was playing for a team in New England, he delivered a championship. Boston fans can only hope that repeats itself.A person with knowledge of the situation said Saturday that Walker has told the Charlotte Hornets of his intention to sign with the Boston Celtics once the …
Kara Lawson is the latest woman headed to the NBA to coach.Lawson was hired by the Boston Celtics as an assistant coach according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't publicly announced the …

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