It seems all season we've talked about the Boston Celtics overcoming adversity, whether it be a bad injury to a key player or a blown assignment leading to a loss. Nowhere is this more apparent than their play on the road this season which ranks among the best in the NBA. The Celtics will look to continue on their road warrior-like ways tonight at New Orleans, a team that's fighting for playoff position in the tighter-than-usual Western Conference.
The Toronto Raptors will be trying for a franchise-record 12th consecutive win Sunday afternoon but they will have to do it against a motivated Oklahoma City Thunder team. The Raptors, who lead the Eastern Conference, will be playing a team that is involved in the tight race for playoff spots in the Western Conference. The Thunder started an 11-game stretch with teams that have records above .500 with a 121-113 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday.
Star-studded Team USA will travel to Australia for two exhibition games against the Boomers in Melbourne in 2019, it was announced on Sunday. The multipurpose Etihad Stadium – usually used for football – will host games on August 22 and August 24 next
It wasn't too long ago that the New Orleans Pelicans had won 10 consecutive games to climb to as high as the third seed in the Western Conference playoff race. The Celtics have been one of the NBA's best teams on the road, sporting a 24-9 record, while the Pelicans have had difficulty defending their home court, going 18-15. Because a Feb. 7 home game against the Indiana Pacers was postponed due to a leaky roof and rescheduled for March 21, the Pelicans will play three games in three nights and five games over six nights, an unprecedented stretch for a team fighting for its playoff life.
Former NBA player Glen Davis maintained his innocence on drug charges in an Instgram video on Saturday. On Saturday, news broke of former NBA player Glen “Big Baby” Davis being arrested in February after police say they found cash and around one-fourth of a pound of marijuana in a Maryland hotel room he was occupying. Davis, a key role player on the 2008 Boston Celtics championship team who last played for the Los Angeles Clippers in 2015, allowed police to search his room after the owner of the hotel smelled marijuana, WMAR in Baltimore reports.
Former Celtics forward Glen "Big Baby" Davis was arrested last month in a hotel room in Aberdeen, Maryland, with more than 126 grams of marijuana and more than $92,000 in cash. Davis, 32, who played on the Celtics 2008 championship team was last in the NBA with the Los Angeles Clippers in 2015, was arrested Feb. 7 after the hotel owner at the Aberdeen Hampton Inn smelled marijuana coming from Davis' room, WMAR-TV in Baltimore reported.
Glen “Big Baby” Davis — a key bench player in the Celtics 2008 title run, but who has been out of the NBA for a couple of years now — was arrested last month at a hotel in a suburb of Baltimore with 126 grams of marijuana and more than $96,000 in cash, according to a report. Davis was arrested in Aberdeen, Maryland, with the signs what he had on him was for sale, not just personal use, reports ABC 2 WMAR in Baltimore.
LOS ANGELES – Goran Dragic scored 30 points, including a go-ahead jumper in the final seconds, and the Miami Heat beat the Los Angeles Lakers 92-91 on Friday night.Miami trailed 91-90 after Kyle Kuzma made a 3-pointer for Los Angeles with 1:23 left. But
Aggressive Al Horford was on the floor Friday night for the Boston Celtics, a good sign for a Celtics team that has been battered by injuries. As the oldest member of the team, the 31-year-old's leadership has to become more example-driven as well as
The Boston Celtics relied on their tough defense to get a sorely needed victory on the road. Terry Rozier and Greg Monroe each scored 17 points, helping the Celtics hold off the Orlando Magic 92-83 on Friday night. Boston was coming off a pair of close home losses to Indiana and Washington.