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Apr 25

Little Big Man: Celtics’ Thomas finding stride after tragedy

It’s been only a week since the death of Isaiah Thomas’ younger sister, Chyna Thomas, in a car accident triggered what he has called the “hardest week of my life.”

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Apr 25

Morning sports update: Rajon Rondo is on the mend

Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg says guard Rajon Rondo won’t play in Game 5, but Rondo is lurking on the periphery of a playoff series tied at two games apiece. Rajon Rondo out of cast; Isaiah Canaan to start: Rajon Rondo was out of his cast Monday but won’t play in Game 5 Wednesday against the […]

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Apr 25

Regrouping Bulls hope Isaiah Canaan can provide answer at point

The Chicago Bulls will start seldom-used point guard Isaiah Canaan in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/nba/2017/04/24/regrouping-bulls-hope-isaiah-canaan-can-provide-answer-at-point

Apr 25

Larry Bird delivers Pacers’ 2021 All-Star bid in an Indy car

Indiana wants the NBA All-Star Game and sent Larry Bird to get it _ in an Indy car

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Apr 24

Bulls coach has an issue with Isaiah Thomas’s dribbling

The Bruins’ season came to an end Sunday afternoon, while the Celtics evened their playoff series with a gutsy win over the Bulls. Frustrated Bulls unable to defend against Celtics: “Isaiah Thomas is a real competitor and warrior,” the second-year Chicago coach said. “However if you allow him to discontinue his dribble, it’s impossible to guard […]

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Apr 24

3 thoughts on the Celtics’ Game 4 win over the Bulls

COMMENTARY Let’s start where it started: With another dazzling start by an unlikely starter. Gerald Green played 47 games this season in his return to the Celtics, a decade after he was exiled to Minnesota in the Kevin Garnett trade. Most nights, he enjoyed having one of the best seats in the house alongside James […]

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Apr 24

Thomas scores 33, Celtics beat Bulls 104-95 to tie series

CHICAGO (AP) — Isaiah Thomas is playing through tears after the death of his sister, drawing strength from the rest of the Boston Celtics.

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Apr 24

Thomas scores 33, Celtics beat Bulls 104-95 to tie series

Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points, and the Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 104-95 to tie their first-round playoff series at 2-all

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/04/23/thomas-scores-33-celtics-beat-bulls-104-95-to-tie-series

Apr 24

Gerald Green had the dunk of the game against the Bulls

Don’t sleep on Gerald Green.

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Apr 23

Rajon Rondo fined $25,000 for trying to trip Jae Crowder

Did Rajon Rondo try to trip Jae Crowder from the bench during the Bulls’ Game 3 loss to the Celtics? The NBA certainly believes so. And they’re fining Rondo $25,000 for the incident, the league’s basketball operations vice president, Kiki VanDeWeghe, announced Sunday. The attempted trip came after Crowder hit a baseline jumper during the first […]

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Apr 23

Celtics regain confidence, with an assist from Kevin Garnett

“You can only imagine how he got us pumped up.”

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Apr 23

The Garden won’t go dark for the Celtics or Bruins

CHICAGO — The Garden bull gang lives another day. The nectar of the gods will be pouring out of the taps at The Fours on Canal Street. The smell of stale pizza will be wafting through the air on the sidewalk outside Halftime Pizza on Causeway Street. Attendants holding fistfuls of twenties on Portland and […]

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Apr 22

Did Rajon Rondo try to trip Jae Crowder?

Rajon Rondo may have sat out the Bulls’ Game 3 loss to the Celtics, but his time on the sideline is drawing attention —and not only for his short-sleeve suit. Following a baseline jumper by Jae Crowder to put the Celtics up 18 points in the first quarter, Rondo stuck his right leg up just as […]

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Apr 22

Kevin Garnett’s message inspires Celtics’ rout of Bulls

CHICAGO — On Thursday, with the top-seeded Celtics reeling after dropping two home playoff games to the eighth-seeded Bulls, head athletic trainer Ed Lacerte received a message from one of this franchise’s most fiery, intense and animated players ever. Kevin Garnett had seen the Celtics stumble through those two somewhat perplexing losses. He had seen […]

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Apr 22

Horford, Thomas lead Celtics over Bulls 104-87 in Game 3

CHICAGO (AP) — The Boston Celtics got pep talks from a past champion as well as their current superstar. Then, they put a charge in a series that was slipping from their reach.

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Apr 22

Celtics take Game 3 from Rondo-less Bulls in Chicago

Al Horford had 18 points and eight rebounds, Isaiah Thomas scored 16, and the top-seeded Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 104-87 Friday after dropping the first two games of their opening-round series at home

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/04/21/celtics-take-game-3-from-rondo-less-bulls-in-chicago

Apr 21

Tom Brady tells Celtics it’s ‘your turn’ for a comeback

Tom Brady is no stranger to improbable comebacks. Down 2-0 in their first-round playoff series against the Bulls, the Celtics are in need of that special energy that fueled the Patriots’ rally in Super Bowl LI. Via an Instagram post on Friday, New England’s quarterback wished the C’s good luck in Game 3 in Chicago. His caption […]

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Apr 21

Marcus Smart apologizes for obscene gesture

“I reacted a little differently than I should have.”

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/04/21/marcus-smart-apologizes-for-obscene-gesture

Apr 21

Bulls’ Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with injury

Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo is out indefinitely with a broken right thumb

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Apr 21

Bulls guard Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with broken thumb

Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo is out indefinitely with a broken right thumb.

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