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Nets Drop Preseason Finale To Celtics, 100-86

Rookie Marcus Smart scored 16 points and Jared Sullinger had 15 with 17 rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics to a 100-86 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.


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Celtics Beat Nets In Experimental 44-Minute Preseason Game

Jared Sullinger had 21 points and 19 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Brookyln Nets 95-90 on Sunday in an experimental 44-minute game.


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NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: October 6th-12th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in NYC, week of October 6th- 12th.


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Celtics Top Knicks 111-81 In Preseason Action

Boston was winless in its first three exhibition games under Stevens, who was hired away from Butler to take over the storied franchise at the age of 36.


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NBA Playoff Schedule

Conference Finals have arrived. See the official schedule of games, scores and seedings.



Sixers Lose To The Celtics, 101-85

Brandon Bass scored 18 of his postseason career-high 27 points in the third quarter on Monday night as the Boston Celtics pulled away from the Philadelphia 76ers to win 101-85 and take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.


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NBA Eastern Conference Playoff Matchups And Predictions

The NBA lockout-shortened regular season has come to a close and the playoff teams have been decided. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.


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Schmeelk: Knicks Notes I Need To Get Off My Chest

Knicks blogger John Schmeelk gets a few things off his chest, including Mike D’Antoni’s philosophy about fouling, the media’s reaction to Jeremy Lin and the new ticket prices at Madison Square Garden.


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Shaq Says On Twitter: ‘I’m About To Retire’

Shaquille O’Neal, who struggled to get on the court for the Boston Celtics because of leg injuries, said on Twitter on Wednesday that he is going to retire after a 19-year career in which he won four NBA titles.


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Keefe To The City: Chat With Danny Picard

Danny Picard of Comcast SportsNet New England and CSNNE.com in Boston joined Neil to talk about the Knicks-Celtics series and even a little hockey with the Bruins and Canadiens adding another chapter to their storied rivalry.


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Celtics Sign 15-Time All-Star Shaquille O’Neal

The 7-foot-1, 325-pound center in the twilight of a brilliant career is coming to the Eastern Conference champions, hoping to add to his four NBA titles.


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Celtics Sign 15-Time All-Star Shaquille O'Neal

The 7-foot-1, 325-pound center in the twilight of a brilliant career is coming to the Eastern Conference champions, hoping to add to his four NBA titles.



Source: Shaq, Celtics Negotiating Deal

The Boston Celtics are making progress on a deal that would bring Shaquille O’Neal to the defending Eastern Conference champions, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press.



Heat Visit Celtics To Open NBA Season

A person with knowledge of the details says the new-look Miami Heat will play the opening game of the NBA season at Boston.