BOSTON (AP) — New Celtics coach Ime Udoka has seen All-Stars Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown enough to know how talented they are. As an assistant on the U.S. men’s national team in 2018, and again for the 76ers and Nets teams that met the Celtics in the playoffs in consecutive seasons, Udoka got a […]
Jayson Tatum is quickly rounding into regular-season form. The Boston forward had 20 points, nine rebounds and seven assists to help the Celtics beat the Toronto Raptors 113-111 on Saturday night in a preseason game.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday and will miss the team’s exhibition game against the Toronto Raptors. The Celtics said he was asymptomatic and entering isolation. The third overall pick in the 2016 draft, Brown averaged nearly 25 points and six rebounds last season. Asked about vaccines […]
CANTON, Mass. (AP) — Ime Udoka will have to wait one more day to get together with his new team. The Boston Celtics head coach tested positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19 this month and was in his last day of isolation when the team convened for media day on Monday. Udoka, who is […]
BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics have acquired forward Juancho Hernangómez from the Grizzlies in exchange for guards Carsen Edwards and Kris Dunn. Boston announced the deal Wednesday. As part of the transaction, Memphis will have the right to swap a 2026 second-round draft pick with Boston’s second-round pick that year. Hernangómez, 25, has played 257 […]
If it didn’t really sink in when he slipped to the 10th pick in the 1998 NBA draft, Paul Pierce got the message when he went home to Los Angeles to play in the All-Star Game and got booed by his hometown fans. “That’s just the story of my career: Being the underdog, not really […]
BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics have signed guard Josh Richardson to a contract extension, the latest in a flurry of moves by Boston as it tries to shore up its roster before training camp. “We feel fortunate to be able to extend Josh,” Celtics president of basketball operations Brad Stevens said in a statement Tuesday. […]
BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics finalized a sign-and-trade with the Knicks on Tuesday, sending guard Evan Fournier along with a 2023 second-round draft pick and conditional 2022 second-round pick to New York in exchange for cash considerations. The deal also generated a trade exception for Boston. Fournier agreed to his new $78 million, four-year deal […]
Payton Pritchard arrived at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas looking to take advantage of the opportunity to show he deserves major minutes this upcoming season with the Boston Celtics. Mission accomplished. The second-year point guard was one of the biggest stars in Las Vegas before leaving the team due to a prior family […]
The Magic have rebuilt their roster into a guard and wing-heavy composition going into the following regular season. That includes first-round pick, Jalen Suggs.