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267 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | National Basketball Association Michael Jordan New York City Boston Celtics Georgia San Antonio Spurs New York Knicks Phoenix Suns
Boston teams get a complex
New Balance’s real estate arm will start construction soon on its 295-unit apartment building and the Boston Celtics’ new practice facility in Brighton after publicly christening the Warrior Ice Arena — the Bruins’ new practice and training facility.All three projects are part of Boston Landing, NB Development Group’s 15-acre, mixed-use development that includes the athletic footwear and clothing brand’s new global headquarters.
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Shaq, Allen Iverson head Hall of Fame class
The Sports Xchange Shaquille O'Neal has always packed a big presence, and Friday he'll find himself joining some other giants of his sport.
-1 points by UPI | National Basketball Association Boston Celtics Los Angeles Lakers Houston Rockets Shaquille O'Neal Detroit Pistons Orlando Magic Kobe Bryant
Jasner: New Hall of Famer Allen Iverson remans "The Answer"
By Andy Jasner, The Sports Xchange When the ping-pong balls bounced in the Philadelphia 76ers' favor and landed them the No. 1 overall pick in the 1996 draft, the answer was a no-brainer.
-1 points by UPI | Shaquille O'Neal Boston Celtics Los Angeles Lakers Detroit Pistons Orlando Magic Philadelphia 76ers Houston Rockets Tim Duncan
Los Angeles Clippers wait on Paul Pierce
The Sports Xchange Paul Pierce is undecided on the invitation to return to the Los Angeles Clippers for his 19th NBA season.
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Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson head NBA Hall of Fame inductees
By Mike Sullivan, The Sports Xchange Shaquille O'Neal has always packed a big presence, and Friday he'll find himself joining some other giants of his sport.
5 points by UPI | Shaquille O'Neal Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant Houston Rockets Detroit Pistons National Basketball Association Philadelphia 76ers Boston Celtics
Detroit Pistons' Tim Hardaway pleads no contest to drunken driving
Pistons assistant coach to be sentenced under state's 'super drunk' driving law.        
30 points by Detroit Free Press | National Basketball Association Golden State Warriors Miami Heat Shaquille O'Neal NBA All-Rookie Team Boston Celtics Isiah Thomas Orlando Magic
City Hall Plaza to feature ice skating path, holiday shopping market
City Hall Plaza will soon abandon its sea of bricks and concrete for a wintery facelift. Plans to enhance the plaza for the winter season have been unveiled, the mayor’s office announced in a statement Wednesday. The improvements will include an ice skating path and a European-style holiday shopping market. The Boston Garden Development Corporation, […]
2046 points by The Boston Globe | Boston Bruins TD Garden Winter Boston Celtics West End Boston Boston Massachusetts Ice
LeBron James 'sings' birthday wishes to teammate Kevin Love
CLEVELAND — LeBron James has serenaded teammate Kevin Love on his birthday.Cleveland's superstar posted an Instagram message to Love on Wednesday, the forward's 28th birthday. Signing way off-key, James belts out "Happy Birthday" and points his camera toward a Sports Illustrated cover of a serious Love when he played at UCLA. James even interjects "smile" as he "sings."James captioned the photo with: "Happy Bday to my guy/bro @kevinlove!!! Enjoy to the fullest. All love for Love! #MyVocalsAreNice #Automatic #Worrrrrkkkkk Hahahaha."
-1 points by Boston Herald | NBA All-Rookie Team National Basketball Association California 2008–09 NBA season Boston Celtics Washington Wizards Golden State Warriors New York Knicks
Listen to LeBron James', um, touching rendition of 'Happy Birthday' for Kevin Love
LeBron James and Kevin Love have said they've patched up any differences they may have had the last couple of years. But if so, why would James want to torture his Cleveland Cavaliers teammate, especially on his birthday? Take a listen (or at least try): https://www.instagram.com/p/BKDx3KzBPZu/?taken-by=kingjames...
6 points by Los Angeles Times | Shaquille O'Neal Kobe Bryant Michael Jordan Cleveland Cavaliers Boston Celtics National Basketball Association Washington Wizards 2007 NBA Finals
Booker scores 70, but Celtics outlast Suns, 130-120
BOSTON – Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth different 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.Booker joined Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson, David Robinson...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | National Basketball Association Los Angeles Lakers Wilt Chamberlain Boston Celtics Basketball Phoenix Suns San Antonio Spurs Michael Jordan
NBA: Suns' Devin Booker scores 70 points in loss to Celtics
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 Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson,...
5 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association Boston Celtics Wilt Chamberlain San Antonio Spurs Michael Jordan Kobe Bryant Phoenix Suns
Devin Booker scores 70 points in Suns’ loss to Celtics
Booker's effort somehow wasn't enough to get the Suns a win.
-1 points by Daily News | Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association Boston Celtics San Antonio Spurs Wilt Chamberlain Utah Jazz Jerry West Michael Jordan
Not a lot of hoopla greeted Pistons 60 years ago
Businessman Fred Zollner made his money selling pistons, so what better place to move his NBA team than the Motor City.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | National Basketball Association Detroit Basketball Boston Celtics Detroit Pistons Bob Cousy New York Knicks Basketball Association of America
Bulls 117, Pistons 95
       
-2 points by The Detroit News | National Basketball Association Boston Celtics 2009 NBA Playoffs Chicago Bulls 2006 NBA Draft Detroit Pistons Chicago Basketball
Thomas scores 25; Celtics stay hot at home with over Pacers
BOSTON – The Boston Celtics just needed a little reminder to focus on playing instead of worrying about where they were in the Eastern Conference playoff chase.A loss on Sunday was perfect for that.Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points, Avery Bradley had 18 with eight rebounds and the Celtics beat the Indi...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Boston Celtics National Basketball Association Game Indiana Pacers Portland Trail Blazers Atlanta Hawks Play 2007–08 NBA season
You'll never guess how many candy bars Dwight Howard ate per day
How many delicious candy bars add up to 5,136 calories?
-1 points by UPI | National Basketball Association Los Angeles Lakers United Press International Confectionery Boston Celtics NBA All-Rookie Team NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award Orlando Magic
Takes a village: 'Greek Freak' got many assists growing up
ATHENS, Greece — He was just a scrawny, hungry kid, the son of migrants from Nigeria, trying to survive in Sepolia, a modest Athens neighborhood.The club coach who spotted 13-year-old Giannis Antetokounmpo and his brother kicking a soccer ball around a neighborhood field says the NBA All-Star grew up in constant fear of the police, and of being deported.At that time, Antetokounmpo had only dabbled in basketball and was mostly interested in soccer."He could not make a layup and he could not dribble," Spiros Velliniatis said.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Basketball Michael Jordan National Basketball Association Milwaukee Bucks Larry Bird Boston Celtics Julius Erving Shaquille O'Neal
Little big man: Isaiah Thomas a full-fledged All-Star
NEW ORLEANS – Isaiah Thomas isn’t even average.The Boston Celtics list their two-time All-Star point guard at 5-foot-9 – even that is believed to be a bit generous – and 185 pounds. That means Thomas actually is slightly shorter and even a bit lighter than the typical male in the United States, at...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Boston Celtics LeBron James Magic Johnson Larry Bird National Basketball Association Wilt Chamberlain NBA Most Valuable Player Award Los Angeles Lakers
Steph Curry fails miserably at half-court shots for charity
Curry shot ten bricks, not even coming close to draining one.
17 points by Daily News | National Basketball Association Wilt Chamberlain Los Angeles Lakers California Golden State Warriors Portland Trail Blazers Boston Celtics Los Angeles Clippers
Eric Gordon takes NBA Three-Point Contest after tiebreaker
Gordon got the best of Kyrie Irving after both scored 20 in the final round.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | National Basketball Association Los Angeles Lakers African American basketball players Golden State Warriors NBA All-Rookie Team Los Angeles Clippers Boston Celtics Utah Jazz
Moving Carmelo Anthony to Celtics makes most sense for Knicks
If Anthony calls being named Love's All-Star replacement "a downer" one can only imagine what he thinks of the Knicks.
2 points by Daily News | 2007–08 NBA season NBA All-Rookie Team 2008–09 NBA season Chicago Bulls LeBron James New York Knicks Boston Celtics African American basketball players
Jordan to Bird: Top 10 moments in NBA All-Star history
From Michael Jordan to Larry Bird to Vince Carter, we rank the league's best All-Star moments.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Michael Jordan National Basketball Association Philadelphia 76ers African American basketball players Boston Celtics Magic Johnson Wilt Chamberlain All-NBA Team
LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony miss All-Star media day
NEW ORLEANS — Cleveland's LeBron James and New York's Carmelo Anthony did not attend NBA All-Star media day events on Friday.The NBA said James had a family matter to deal with, and that he would be in New Orleans with his Eastern Conference teammates for practice on Saturday. Anthony was permitted to miss the media session because he was not added to the All-Star roster until Wednesday and had some logistical issues to deal with.The All-Star Game is Sunday. James is in the game for the 13th time, Anthony for the 10th time.
-2 points by Boston Herald | National Basketball Association Washington Wizards Kobe Bryant Cleveland Cavaliers New York Knicks Boston Celtics Shaquille O'Neal New York City
NBA: Jimmy Butler boosts Bulls in the final moments
Jimmy Butler made two free throws with 0.9 seconds left to lift the host Chicago Bulls to a 104-103 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night. Butler was touched on the right elbow by Marcus Smart on a jumper at the final horn, drawing a foul. Like Boston’s Isaiah Thomas, Butler had 29...
-2 points by Los Angeles Times | Boston Celtics National Basketball Association Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia 76ers Chicago Bulls Eastern Conference Left-wing politics Political spectrum
Controversial foul call helps Bulls to 104-103 win over Celtics
CHICAGO – Jimmy Butler made two free throws with 0.9 seconds left after a controversial foul was called to lift the Chicago Bulls to a 104-103 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night.Butler’s foul shots capped a memorable duel with fellow All-Star Isaiah Thomas in the NBA’s final game befo...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | 2009 NBA Playoffs Boston Celtics 2008–09 NBA season National Basketball Association Basketball Wilt Chamberlain 2006–07 NBA season Chicago Bulls
Jimmy Butler leads the way as Bulls edge Celtics 104-103
When the Bulls next take the United Center floor on Feb. 24, it will be known whether they were buyers or sellers or stand-patters at Thursday's trade deadline. And how coincidental: Thursday's opponent just happened to be the Celtics, who fell to the Bulls 104-103 when Jimmy Butler sank two free...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | 2009 NBA Playoffs 2010 NBA All-Star Game 2008–09 NBA season 2006–07 NBA season NBA All-Rookie Team National Basketball Association Boston Celtics Miami Heat
Glen Davis destroys former coach Doc Rivers in brutal rant
Glen Davis always had a fiery relationship with former coach Doc Rivers, and some time apart doesn’t seem to have dampened those flames. In a lengthy rant during a radio interview with FOX Sports’ Chris Broussard, Davis went off on Rivers for the way the Clippers coach misused his roster, mistreated Davis and took credit...
1 points by New York Post | Boston Celtics 2008 NBA Finals NBA Finals National Basketball Association Seattle SuperSonics Los Angeles Lakers New York Knicks Shaquille O'Neal
Pistons practice space to be announced in 2 weeks
Downtown Detroit location of Pistons new practice facility and HQ delayed by Mike Ilitch’s death        
-2 points by The Detroit News | National Basketball Association Detroit Red Wings Detroit Detroit Pistons Basketball Detroit Tigers Boston Celtics National Basketball League
NBA roundup: recap, scores, notes for every game played on February 15
The Sports Xchange TORONTO -- Kyle Lowry scored 21 points and broke a tie late in the fourth quarter as the Toronto Raptors overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat the Charlotte Hornets 90-85 on Wednesday night.
1 points by UPI | National Basketball Association Los Angeles Lakers San Antonio Spurs Philadelphia 76ers Boston Celtics Portland Trail Blazers New York Knicks 2007–08 NBA season
Carmelo Anthony will replace Kevin Love in All-Star game
Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks is an All-Star again.  The NBA announced Wednesday night that Anthony has been picked to replace Cleveland forward Kevin Love on the Eastern Conference roster Sunday for the All-Star Game in New Orleans.  It's the 10th All-Star selection for Anthony, and his...
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Thomas scores 33, Celtics hold off late push by 76ers
BOSTON – Isaiah Thomas scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and the surging Boston Celtics held on to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 116-108 on Wednesday night.It was the 40th straight 20-point game for Thomas, tying the team record set by John Havlicek during the 1971-72 season. Marcus Sma...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Boston Celtics Philadelphia 76ers National Basketball Association Theo Ratliff Wilt Chamberlain John Havlicek Philadelphia Golden State Warriors
Los Angeles Lakers shopping Lou Williams, could interest Cleveland Cavaliers
Alex ButlerFeb. 15 (UPI) -- Lou Williams might have played himself out of the Staples Center.
4 points by UPI | National Basketball Association Los Angeles Lakers Philadelphia 76ers Los Angeles Clippers Allen Iverson Sacramento Kings Boston Celtics Staples Center
NBA: Chicago Bulls beat Toronto Raptors for 11th time in a row
Doug McDermott scored 20 points, Jimmy Butler had 19 points and 12 assists in his return to the lineup, and the host Chicago Bulls continued their mastery over the Toronto Raptors in a 105-94 victory Tuesday night.  Taj Gibson had 14 points and Rajon Rondo scored 12 to help the Bulls beat the Raptors...
-2 points by Los Angeles Times | 2009 NBA Playoffs 2006–07 NBA season 2008–09 NBA season 2006 NBA Draft Boston Celtics Cleveland Cavaliers 2007–08 NBA season 2008 NBA Playoffs
Cavaliers’ Kevin Love out at least 6 weeks after knee surgery
Kevin Love won’t be able to help the Cavaliers down the stretch this season.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | 2009 NBA Playoffs Boston Celtics Cleveland Cavaliers Washington Wizards 2007–08 NBA season 2008–09 NBA season 2006–07 NBA season National Basketball Association
Hawks prevail 109-104 over Trail Blazers in overtime
PORTLAND, Ore. — Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 25 points, Dennis Schroder added 22 and the Atlanta Hawks scored the final 12 points of overtime to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 109-104 on Monday night.Dwight Howard added 19 points and 16 rebounds for the Hawks, who won their fifth straight against the Blazers. Paul Millsap made the tying basket as time expired in regulation.CJ McCollum had 26 points for the Blazers, who traded starting center Mason Plumlee to Denver a day earlier. Damian Lillard added 21.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Portland Trail Blazers Boston Celtics National Basketball Association Miami Heat Shaquille O'Neal Golden State Warriors Center NBA All-Rookie Team
Thomas, Smart help Celtics stay hot in 111-98 win over Mavs
DALLAS — Isaiah Thomas had 29 points and eight assists, backcourt mate Marcus Smart added 19 points against his hometown team and the Boston Celtics beat the Dallas Mavericks 111-98 on Monday night.Kelly Olynyk scored seven of his 15 points during a 12-2 run that started with the Celtics leading by one in the fourth quarter as the Atlantic Division leaders won for the 10th time in 11 games. Boston pulled within two games of Cleveland atop the Eastern Conference.
10 points by Boston Herald | National Basketball Association Boston Celtics New York Knicks National Hockey League Eastern Conference Philadelphia 76ers Atlantic Division New Jersey Nets
Cleveland Cavaliers deal injured C Chris Andersen to Charlotte Hornets
The Sports Xchange The Cleveland Cavaliers traded injured reserve center Chris Andersen to the Charlotte Hornets on Monday to open up a roster spot.
2 points by UPI | National Basketball Association New Orleans Hornets Eastern Conference Chicago Bulls San Antonio Spurs Indiana Pacers 2007–08 NBA season Boston Celtics
Clippers hoping to end road trip on high note vs. Jazz
Though it is the end of a five-game, 11-day trip for the Clippers, they are not dragging wearily to the finish line of the journey. They are relatively fresh because of the frequent days off between games, which the Clippers all agree is a positive because they will be facing a stout opponent in...
20 points by Los Angeles Times | National Basketball Association Los Angeles Clippers Los Angeles Lakers Boston Celtics Utah Jazz The A-Team Game Playoffs
Blake Griffin paces Los Angeles Clippers to win over spiraling Charlotte Hornets
By John Delong, The Sports Xchange CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Los Angeles Clippers are without Chris Paul these days, but that doesn't mean their ball movement is missing.
-2 points by UPI | Los Angeles Clippers National Basketball Association 2009 NBA Draft New York Knicks New Orleans Hornets 2007–08 NBA season 2008–09 NBA season Boston Celtics
Thomas, Olynyk lead Celtics past Jazz 112-104
SALT LAKE CITY — Boston never found a shot it couldn't make against Utah.At least that's how it seemed all night.The Celtics picked apart the Jazz's defense with surgical precision. Crisp passes. Clean cuts to the rim. Open shots. It added up to a near-perfect offensive performance in a 112-104 victory over Utah on Saturday night.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Salt Lake City National Basketball Association Utah The Quarter at Tropicana The Run Boston Celtics
Clippers' Jamal Crawford provides huge boost off bench vs. Hornets
He started to dance with the basketball again, the joy of playing returning to the face of Clippers supersub Jamal Crawford. He led the Clippers in scoring with 22 points off the bench against Charlotte, but it was the way Crawford performed that was most telling. It was like he was a magician...
30 points by Los Angeles Times | Game Basketball National Basketball Association Thought Mind Play New York Knicks Boston Celtics
Bucks All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo, all 6-feet-11 of him, is reviving the franchise
Giannis Antetokounmpo’s intrinsic feel for basketball play struck onlookers soon after he unwound an 18-year-old body of tree limbs in his NBA debut for Milwaukee in 2013. At 6-feet-11, Antetokounmpo appears to show the stride and speed of a cheetah. The ball disappears into his foot-long hand...
40 points by Los Angeles Times | Milwaukee Bucks Basketball Knee Anterior cruciate ligament National Basketball Association Boston Celtics Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls
Magic Johnson says he wants to 'call the shots' with the Lakers
Hall of Famer and Lakers legend Magic Johnson says he wants to call the shots in his new role with the franchise. “Working to call the shots, because it only works that way,” Johnson told USA Today. “Right now I’m advising. I get that. But at the end of the day, then we all got to come together...
317 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association Boston Celtics Detroit Pistons Los Angeles Clippers Milwaukee Bucks Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Magic Johnson
Magic Johnson says he wants to 'call the shots' with Lakers
Hall of Famer wants to be an active decision-maker to help dig his former team out of its rut.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association NBA Finals Magic Johnson Jerry Buss Boston Celtics Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Want
Andre Drummond powers Detroit Pistons past Los Angeles Lakers
By Dana Gauruder, The Sports Xchange AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Andre Drummond had a double-double by halftime on Wednesday and still came to the locker room angry at himself.
1 points by UPI | Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association Detroit Pistons NBA Finals Orlando Magic New York Knicks Boston Celtics San Antonio Spurs
Clippers come up big at right moments to beat the Knicks
DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin were the big guns for the Clippers against the New York Knicks. Jamal Crawford was the big-time closer and Austin Rivers was the setup man. Then there was a spotty Clippers defense finally bearing down when the game mattered most. In a game the struggling Clippers...
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Drummond, Pistons power past Lakers, 121-102, in final Palace meeting
Pistons collect season-high 32 assists; Drummond goes for 24 points, 17 rebounds, four blocks        
6 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Pistons San Antonio Spurs National Basketball Association Philadelphia 76ers Los Angeles Lakers New York Knicks 2003 NBA Playoffs Boston Celtics
Austin Rivers vs. Derrick Rose will have Knicks’ full attention
Considering the climate, Wednesday night’s Clippers-Knicks Garden showdown shapes up as the Knicks point guard of the present versus potentially their point guard of the future. Austin Rivers, whom the Knicks would like as part of a Carmelo Anthony package, is now the Clippers starting point guard with Chris Paul out with a thumb injury...
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Clippers-Knicks game likely to revive Carmelo Anthony rumors
It has been almost two weeks since the Clippers were first mentioned in trade rumors regarding New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony and that noisy chatter is likely to pick up. The Clippers will play the Knicks on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, their first face-to-face meeting since...
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