Boston Celtics

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 29: Rajon Rondo #9 of the Boston Celtics drives against the Brooklyn Nets during the game on October 29, 2014 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Brian Babineau /NBAE via Getty Images)

Rondo Returns, Celtics Top Nets In Season Opener

Rajon Rondo returned from a broken hand and had 13 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds in the season opener Wednesday night to help the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 121-105.

10/30/2014

Lionel Hollins (Photo by Nathaniel S Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hollins, Nets Looking To Start Season Strong Against Celtics

A season after some middling results with the NBA’s most expensive roster, the Nets are starting fresh this season with a new coach, a thinned-down payroll and – they hope – a stronger start.

10/29/2014

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Jared Max: 44-Minute Games? Don’t Stop There, NBA Commish

How about 10-minute quarters — can we compromise there? Forty minutes of basketball would replicate the college game, where NBA players were groomed.

10/21/2014

Brook Lopez

Lichtenstein: 44-Minute Games Won’t Solve NBA’s Injury Crisis

The league seems content to take as much of the fans’ money as fast as they can, even if it means more performances by understudies in lieu of marquee attractions like Brook Lopez.

10/20/2014

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NBA Tabs Nets, Celtics For Experimental 44-Minute Game

The NBA announced Tuesday that it would shorten each quarter by one minute during Sunday’s preseason game at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

10/14/2014

Cole Aldrich #45 of the New York Knicks shoots against the Boston Celtics during a preseason game at the Mohegan Sun Arena on October 11, 2014 in Uncasville, Connecticut. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Beat Celtics For 1st Preseason Win

Carmelo Anthony scored 16 points and the New York Knicks earned their first victory of the preseason Saturday with a 96-80 win over the Boston Celtics.

10/11/2014

HARTFORD, CT - OCTOBER 8: Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics shoots against Shane Larkin #0 of the New York Knicks during a preseason game at the XL Center on October 8, 2014 in Hartford, Connecticut. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sullinger Leads Celtics Past Carmelo, Knicks 106-86

Jared Sullinger scored 23 points to help the Boston Celtics beat the New York Knicks 106-86 in a preseason game on Wednesday night.

10/09/2014

Rodney Hood #5 of the Duke Blue Devils watches as J.P. Tokoto #13 of the North Carolina Tar Heels throws the ball in on March 8, 2014. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

We CAN’T Lose To This Team! Counting Down The Top 11 Rivalries In Sports

We love our sports teams, which means we hate the ones that try getting in the way. What can we say? We’re passionate about these things.

08/06/2014

Jarrett Jack (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Reports: Nets Help Out Cavs, Grab Jarrett Jack In 3-Team Trade

Cleveland could be giving LeBron James something to think about, thanks to the Nets and Celtics.

07/09/2014

SEATTLE - MAY 7: Brian Williams #8 of the Denver Nuggets dunks against the Seattle SuperSonics during Game Five of the 1994 Western Conference Quarterfinals at Key Arena on May 7, 1994 in Seattle, Washington.

Counting Down: Top 5 NBA Playoffs Moments

With the NBA playoffs starting, we look back on the top moments in NBA playoff history.

04/17/2014

The Nets' Shaun Livingston, right, drives against Jeff Green of the Boston Celtics during a game at the Barclays Center on March 21, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Trounce Celtics, Run Home Winning Streak To 11

Joe Johnson hit six 3-pointers in his 27 points, Mason Plumlee added 18 points, and the Brooklyn Nets won their 11th straight at home, beating the Boston Celtics 114-98 Friday night.

03/21/2014

Tim Hardaway Jr. #5 of the New York Knicks goes up for a dunk against Kris Humphries #43 of the Boston Celtics on March 12, 2014 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Melo And The Knicks Clobber Celtics 116-92

Carmelo Anthony scored 19 of his 34 points in the first half as the New York Knicks opened a 24-point lead and coasted to their fifth straight win, 116-92 over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

03/13/2014

Jeff Green #8 of the Boston Celtics drives against Paul Pierce #34 of the Brooklyn Nets during a preseason game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on October 15, 2013. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ 4-Game Win Streak Ends With 91-84 Loss To Celtics

Rajon Rondo scored 20 points and the Boston Celtics dominated the boards to beat Brooklyn 91-84 and stop the Nets’ four-game winning streak Friday night.

03/07/2014

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Knicks Avenge Blowout Loss To Celtics With Rout

Carmelo Anthony had 24 points and nine rebounds in just 28 minutes, and the New York Knicks avenged an embarrassing home loss with a rout of their own, beating the Boston Celtics 114-88 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory.

01/29/2014

Kevin Garnett against the Boston Celtics during his return to TD Garden (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Garnett Proves Net Gains In Return To Boston

It’ll be months before we definitively know whether last year’s trade was worth general manager Billy King’s ransom, but Sunday night’s game showed why he went to such lengths.

01/27/2014

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