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Nov 25

Celtics cruise to 118-103 victory over Magic

The Boston Celtics blasted out to a 28-point lead in their highest-scoring first half of the season, putting in 73 before the break and holding on for a 118-103 victory over the Orlando Magic

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/11/24/celtics-cruise-to-118-103-victory-over-magic

Nov 25

Derrick Rose leaves Cavaliers to handle ‘personal matter’

Point guard Derrick Rose leaves the Cavaliers to attend to a personal matter, a team spokesman said Friday

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/11/24/derrick-rose-leaves-cavaliers-to-handle-personal-matter

Nov 23

Heat top Celtics 104-98, snap Boston’s 16-game win streak

Dion Waiters watched his 3-point try bounce off the rim, ricochet off the top of the backboard, then hit the rim again and somehow drop through the net. Goran Dragic scored 27 points, Waiters had 26 with a pair of big 3-pointers in the final minutes an…

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Nov 23

Celtics’ 16-game win streak ends with loss to Heat

Goran Dragic scored 27 points, Dion Waiters had 26 with a pair of big 3-pointers in the final minutes and the Miami Heat held on to beat Boston 104-98, snapping the Celtics’ 16-game winning streak

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/11/22/celtics-16-game-win-streak-ends-with-104-98-loss-to-heat

Nov 22

The Celtics can’t shoot but can’t lose, either

Boston has the best record in the NBA and a 16-game winning streak, yet its shooting ranks among the worst in the league

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/11/22/the-celtics-cant-shoot-but-cant-lose-either

Nov 22

Ray Allen tells Orlando court he was ‘catfished’

Retired NBA star Ray Allen tells Orlando court he was ‘catfished’

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/nba/2017/11/21/ray-allen-tells-orlando-court-he-was-catfished

Nov 21

Kyrie Irving scores 47; Celtics beat Mavs in OT for 16th straight win

Kyrie Irving scored 10 of his season-high 47 points in overtime as the Boston Celtics rallied once again from a double-digit deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 110-102 to extend their winning streak to 16 games

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/11/20/kyrie-irving-scores-47-celtics-beat-mavs-in-ot-for-16th-straight-win

Nov 19

Irving, Brown help Celtics rally for 15th straight win

Kyrie Irving appreciates what he calls “the innocence of the game” during Boston’s 15-game winning streak. In his first season with the Celtics after demanding a trade from Cleveland, Irving is enjoying the torrid start because everything feels so new. Irving scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added a career-high 27 and the Celtics beat the Atlanta Hawks 110-99 on Saturday night.

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Nov 19

Celtics rally for 15th straight win

Kyrie Irving scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added a career-high 27 and the Boston Celtics won their 15th straight game with a 110-99 victory over the Atlanta Hawks

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/11/18/irving-brown-help-celtics-rally-for-15th-straight-win

Nov 17

Harden, Rockets score 90 in 1st half and rout Suns 142-116

James Harden looked up at the halftime totals Thursday night and couldn’t believe what he saw, despite how well he and the Houston Rockets had shot the ball. Harden scored 23 of his 48 points in the second quarter and the Rockets put up 90 in the first half on the way to a 142-116 rout of the Phoenix Suns. Houston dominated with Chris Paul back in the lineup after he missed 14 games because of a knee injury.

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Nov 17

Celtics rally to beat Warriors for 14th straight victory

Kyrie Irving had 11 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter, including two free throws that put Boston ahead in the closing seconds, and the Celtics beat the Golden State Warriors 92-88 for their 14th straight victory

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/11/16/celtics-rally-to-beat-warriors-for-14th-straight-victory

Nov 16

Warriors next up to try to stop Celtics’ 13-game win streak

The two teams currently hold the best records in the NBA.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/11/15/warriors-next-up-to-try-to-stop-celtics-13-game-win-streak

Nov 16

Hawks get their most lopsided win ever, 126-80 over Kings

The Atlanta Hawks didn’t need to win by the most lopsided margin in franchise history to boost their spirits. Dewayne Dedmon scored a career-high 20 points and had 14 rebounds, and the Hawks rode a dominant first half to a 126-80 win over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night. Atlanta’s 46-point margin of victory was two points better than its previous best.

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Nov 15

Masked Kyrie Irving returns as Celtics win 13th straight

Kyrie Irving returned to the lineup and scored 25 points while wearing a mask, and the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-102 for their 13th straight victory

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/11/14/masked-kyrie-irving-returns-celtics-win-13th-straight

Nov 14

Celtics’ Irving says he plans to play at Nets, wear mask

Kyrie Irving says he plans to play for Boston at Brooklyn after missing a game with a minor facial fracture

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/11/14/celtics-irving-says-he-plans-to-play-at-nets-wear-mask

Nov 14

Cavaliers hit 9 treys in 4th quarter, erase 23-point deficit to top Knicks

LeBron James had 23 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds, Kyle Korver scored 19 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to spark a huge comeback, and Cleveland beat the Knicks 104-101 in New York on Monday night.

James and the rest of …

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Nov 12

Celtics hold off Raptors 95-94 for 12th straight victory

Al Horford had 21 points in his return from a two-game absence because of a concussion and the Boston Celtics hung on to beat the Toronto Raptors 95-94 for their 12th straight victory

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Nov 12

Kyrie Irving has a facial fracture

And Al Horford is probable for Sunday’s game.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/11/11/kyrie-irving-has-a-facial-fracture

Nov 11

Kyrie Irving leaves game; Celtics beat Hornets 90-87

Celtics overcome injury to Irving, hold off Hornets to claim 11th straight victory

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/11/10/kyrie-irving-leaves-game-celtics-beat-hornets-90-87

Nov 11

Kyrie Irving exits game after taking elbow to the face

Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving departs after taking accidental elbow to the face

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/11/10/celtics-kyrie-irving-elbow-to-his-face