The Early Lead: Boston Celtics


Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Paul Pierce to miss 2-4 weeks with fractured hand

Nets, struggling with only five victories, at least have Kevin Garnett and Brook Lopez back.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:54 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Celtics, NBA, Paul Pierce

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 10/20/2013

Brad Stevens fell asleep during another big Red Sox victory

When the Boston Celtics coach gets sleepy, the baseball team starts scoring runs.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:31 PM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox, Brad Stevens

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 06/23/2013

Clippers, Celtics agree to deal for Doc Rivers, report says (updated)

First-round draft pick in 2014 would be offered for Boston's coach.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:46 PM ET, 06/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Celtics, Doc Rivers, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Doc Rivers believes 'it may be time for a change,' report says

Boston Celtics coach has three years remaining on his contract.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:40 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Celtics, Danny Ainge, Doc Rivers, NBA

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Jason Collins comes out; NBA player says, 'I'm gay'

“I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay,” the center says in Sports Illustrated’s new cover story.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:37 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Celtics, Jason Collins, NBA, Washington Wizards

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 04/15/2013

Athletes react to Boston Marathon bombings

Boston's pro athletes shared in the shock on Twitter.

By Matt Brooks  |  06:08 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Boston Marathon, Boston Red Sox

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 03/19/2013

LeBron James monster dunk helps Heat win 23rd (video)

Jason Terry and the Celtics fell to James as Miami now has the NBA's second-longest winning streak.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:27 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Celtics, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 02/20/2013

NBA trade deadline: Kevin Garnett-to-Clippers talk is off, report says

Celtics insist on getting Eric Bledsoe and DeAndre Jordan in return, Yahoo reports.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:19 AM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Celtics, Kevin Garnett, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 02/11/2013

Celtics win a triple-OT thriller behind Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce

Winning streak reaches seven for Boston.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:20 AM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Celtics, Kevin Garnett, NBA, Paul Pierce

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 10/31/2012

Dwyane Wade calls Rajon Rondo foul ‘a punk play’

The Heat and Celtics renewed their rivalry in a season opener that, at times, featured playoff intensity.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:23 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, NBA