Boston Celtics sit atop Eastern Conference after Cavaliers loss
The Boston Celtics didn't have to do anything on their off day Monday, as the Cleveland Cavaliers lost to the San Antonio Spurs 103-74. The defending NBA champions are now a half-game behind the Celtics for the top seed in the Eastern Conference ...
Celtics plan 10th-anniversary fete for 2008 championship team
The Boston Globe
LAWRENCE — There will be an opportunity for Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen to get together after all, as Celtics team president Rich Gotham confirmed to the Globe that the organization will be holding a 10th-anniversary reunion of the 2008 team, and that ...
The Abnormal Case Of Avery Bradley
When you first hear the name of Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley, you probably think “lockdown defender” or “persistent rebounder.” Some may even revel in his prolific mid-range game. Whichever way you want to see it, Bradley is as important to the ...
Jaylen Brown steps away from social media to prepare for playoffs
Comcast SportsNet New England
BOSTON – Like most of the NBA's Millennials, Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown is active on social media. But if you holla at him on Twitter or Instagram these days, don't be surprised if you don't hear back anytime soon. That's because Brown is stepping ...
Podiatrist Who Set Free Throws World Record Dies at 94
NBC New York
He then was offered a contract by the then-Minneapolis Lakers, but instead chose to attend podiatry school. He opened his own practice in Long Beach in 1951. Amberry made basketball his hobby after retiring in 1991 and would shoot at least 500 free ...
NBA: Suns' Devin Booker scores 70 points in loss to Celtics
Los Angeles Times
Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth player in NBA history to reach that total, but the Boston Celtics got 34 points from Isaiah Thomas and outlasted the Phoenix Suns, 130-120, on Friday night at Boston. Booker, a second-year guard, joined ...
Suns' Devin Booker scores 70 points in losing effort vs. Celtics
It was the ninth game of 50 points or more in the NBA this season, and also the most points scored by an opponent against the Celtics, eclipsing the 64 points scored by Elgin Baylor of the Minneapolis Lakers in 1959. Despite Booker's offensive exploits ...
Free throw guru Tom Amberry dies at 94
Tom Amberry, the Long Beach podiatrist who took up free-throw shooting as a hobby in retirement and ended up in the Guinness Book of World Records after.