Russell Westbrook wasn’t particularly happy when Golden State Warriors big man Zaza Pachulia fell on him last week. The NBA has decided not to discipline Pachulia, but that doesn’t mean players are done speaking their minds about the incident. Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving — always for a good quote — jumped in, first offering his thoughts on Instagram and then giving more depth to those comments to the Boston Globe.
Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward has been up and walking around, even shooting according to recent reports. The original prognosis for Boston’s big free agent signing — a missed season — seems more likely at this point, especially after the latest report from Yahoo! Sports’ Chris Mannix. According to Mannix, who say Hayward walking around during the 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend, the Celtics star’s ankle is still “purpleish”.
''All you need is one team to love you,'' Thomas said Thursday. Thomas was the main piece that Cleveland got from Boston in the deal that sent Kyrie Irving to the Celtics, and his on-court Cavs tenure lasted roughly one month. The Lakers want Thomas to mentor their young players, and they're giving him rest and recovery time when he needs – mindful that he wants to go into this summer as healthy as possible.
"All you need is one team to love you," Thomas said Thursday. Thomas was the main piece that Cleveland got from Boston in the deal that sent Kyrie Irving to the Celtics, and his on-court Cavs tenure lasted roughly one month. The Lakers want Thomas to mentor their young players, and they're giving him rest and recovery time when he needs — mindful that he wants to go into this summer as healthy as possible.
BOSTON – I don’t know what to make of the Eastern Conference. Do you? The pundits reflexively make the Cleveland Cavaliers the favorite. They have LeBron James, right? And the Cavs won two straight following Extreme Makeover: Cleveland Edition. They bulldozed
The Rockets were flawless in February, injury news hit some big names on Wednesday night, and Boban Marjanovic saw his shadow on Tuesday and crawled back into his hole on Wednesday. Clint Capela returned from his illness and torched the Clippers for 22 points, 14 rebounds and two steals. Chris Paul killed a lot of hopes and dreams last night, as he disappeared against his former team, the Clippers, with eight points and eight assists on 3-of-12 shooting.
The high-flying New Orleans Pelicans upstaged the San Antonio Spurs 121-116 in the NBA on Wednesday, while the Golden State Warriors saw off the Washington Wizards. New Orleans, who trailed by as many as 15 points, overturned a nine-point half-time deficit
The Boston Celtics needed all of 12 seconds to take the lead over Charlotte and continued to pull away from the Hornets over the next 47 minutes. The Celtics made 54 of 87 shots (62.1 percent), their best shooting performance since hitting 60 percent against Orlando on Nov. 11, 2013. Kyrie Irving led Boston with 34 points, making 13 of 18 shots overall and going 4-for-6 from 3-point range in the first three quarters.
In its three games back, Boston is looking like a team that made the most of the time off. Kyrie Irving scored 25 points in three quarters of work and the Celtics held off the Memphis Grizzlies 109-98 on Monday night. Boston has won all three of its games coming out of the All-Star break.
Kyrie Irving had 25 points, six rebounds and five assists as Boston built a large cushion and cruised to a 109-98 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday at TD Garden. Terry Rozier scored 15 points and Jaylen Brown and Marcus Morris added 13 apiece for the Celtics. Daniel Theis added 12 points as Boston built a 26-point halftime lead en route to its third straight win following a three-game slide.