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BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward was meeting with doctors on Monday to determine whether he needed surgery on his broken left hand.Hayward's agent, Mark Bartelstein, said they were still evaluating options. Celtics coach Brad Stevens said after the team's morning …
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 30 points and the Boston Celtics routed the San Antonio Spurs 135-115 on Saturday in a victory that was tempered by the loss of Gordon Hayward, who broke his left hand late in the first half.Kemba Walker add 26 points as Boston (7-1) won its seventh …
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In the midst of Boston's most dominant performance of the season, Celtics point guard Kemba Walker could only muster anger and confusion after learning Gordon Hayward broke his left hand.Jaylen Brown scored 30 points and Boston routed the San Antonio Spurs 135-115 on …
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward will miss at least a month with a broken left hand after colliding with San Antonio's LaMarcus Aldridge on Saturday night.The Celtics say Hayward was sent for an X-ray that confirmed the diagnosis. Hayward, who did not return to the …
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston guard Marcus Smart has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for public criticism of the officiating.The NBA fined Smart on Friday, a day after his comments following the Celtics' 108-87 victory at Charlotte."Really, just, I wish they would call the game the right way," Smart …
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker says he holds no ill feelings toward Michael Jordan, even though the Hornets owner and six-time NBA champion decided not to keep him in Charlotte by paying him a $221 million supermax contract.In fact, Walker only has love for Jordan."MJ is always going …
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As he peered up at the videoboard suspended above the court, Kemba Walker broke into a wide smile and tears trickled down his cheeks.The Hornets honored their all-time leading scorer with a highlight video Thursday night, giving the Boston Celtics point guard a hero's …
The NBA has the one-name stars: LeBron, Kawhi, Giannis. When talking about them, adding the surnames James, Leonard and Antetokounmpo to the sentence is rarely necessary.The G League now has one as well: Tacko.A two-way contract has never been as hyped.Boston rookie Tacko Fall, at 7-foot-5, is …
CLEVELAND (AP) — Gordon Hayward capped a perfect night from inside the arc with the biggest basket of the game.Hayward tied a career high with 39 points, making all 16 of his 2-point attempts, and the Boston Celtics won their fifth straight game by holding off the Cleveland Cavaliers …
PHOENIX (AP) — First-year Phoenix coach Monty Williams is the epitome of stoic, with a coaching and news conference demeanor that ranges from subdued to serious to slightly bemused. He preaches consistency from day to day and month to month, painstakingly discussing how he plans to build …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Discussing his first NBA start in more than 1½ years, Isaiah Thomas tried to play it cool at first — his face straight, his voice barely above a whisper, his words betraying no emotion or real significance whatsoever."Whether I start or come off the bench, I …
BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum made a big play at a big moment for the Boston Celtics.Then he made it sound very routine.Tatum hit a turnaround jumper with 1.3 seconds remaining, and the Celtics beat the New York Knicks 104-102 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory."It feels great, …
BOSTON (AP) — The Bucks exploited gaps in the Celtics' defense on their way to beating Boston in five games last season in the Eastern Conference semifinals.The Celtics used a balanced, barrage of offense to return the favor in their first matchup this season.Kemba Walker had 21 of his 32 …
NEW YORK (AP) — With so much new for Kemba Walker this season, it sure helped to have some familiar feelings.Once he finished with another big night at Madison Square Garden, it was Tacko time.Walker scored a season-high 32 points, snapping out of an early season shooting slump with seven …
BOSTON (AP) — Kemba Walker said he wants to earn the role of being a leader with the Celtics this season.He didn't mind following his teammates in Boston's win over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night.Walker recovered from a second straight poor shooting start to score 11 of his 22 points …
DETROIT (AP) — Trae Young feels like a veteran as he enters his second NBA season.That'sbad news for the rest of the league.Young had 38 points and nine assists and the Atlanta Hawks opened the season with a 117-100 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night."I'm a lot more …
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid was popped in the mouth by an elbow that drew blood, rattled teeth, and stunned the Sixers' big man.Embiid shook off the knock after a short stint on the bench, then Philadelphia took off and won the first round in a bruising matchup between two teams …
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have signed forward Jaylen Brown to a contract extension, beating a Monday deadline to extend the player who has emerged as a key part of the team's future.The four-year deal could pay Brown as much as $115 million, a person familiar with the negotiations …
About a dozen NBA players gathered for a teleconference with officials in the league office this summer, making their case about what they believe is one of the biggest problems in the game.Fan behavior, they said, is getting worse.The numbers show they're right, and if that isn't troubling enough …
Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks were a couple wins from beating Toronto. The Philadelphia 76ers were maybe a couple bounces from doing it a round earlier.Neither team was good enough to finish the job last season, but both think this is their time after Kawhi Leonard went back to the …

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