Horford, Tatum help Celtics even series with 116-108 victory over Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Al Horford and Jayson Tatum scored 30 points apiece and led the Boston Celtics’ fourth-quarter comeback in a 116-108 victory over theRead More

Celtics’ Robert Williams won’t play Game 4 against Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Boston Celtics big man Robert Williams didn’t play in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series against Milwaukee on Monday becauseRead More

Bucks edge Celtics 103-101 after frantic final seconds

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo found a way to get better shots and recapture his peak form just in time to help the defending championRead More


Long breaks between games gives playoff teams time to heal

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The quirks of scheduling for the NBA playoffs created three-day breaks between games in the Boston-Milwaukee and Memphis-Golden State series. In thisRead More

Bucks forward Khris Middleton out at least 2 more games

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton will miss at least two more games in the Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Boston CelticsRead More

Marcus Smart says there is a ‘strong likelihood’ he plays in Game 3

Celtics guard Marcus Smart told reporters Thursday that there is a “strong likelihood” that he suits up for the Celtics’ Game 3 bout against theRead More


Jaylen Brown scores 30, Celtics beat Bucks 109-86 to even series

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 25 of his 30 points in the first half, and the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 109-86 onRead More

Celtics say Marcus Smart out for Game 2

The Boston Celtics say Marcus Smart will not play in Tuesday’s playoff game due to injury. Smart has a right thigh contusion, the team tweeted.Read More

Confident Celtics feel ready for challenge of Giannis, Bucks

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics’ sweep of the Brooklyn Nets in the first round of the playoffs underscored one thing about Boston’s late-season rise toRead More

Bucks remain mum on Middleton’s status for Celtics series

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer offered no new details Friday on Khris Middleton’s potential availability for the defending champions’ Eastern Conference semifinalRead More