Kyrie Irving scored 20 points as the Boston Celtics shrugged off the injury absence of Marcus Smart to defeat the Indiana Pacers 84-74 in their opening playoff game on Sunday.
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was fined $50,000 by the NBA on Thursday after forcefully shoving Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid to the floor in a loss a night earlier.
Though the Boston Celtics have seen the end of their mini winning streak in a 115-140 loss against Los Angeles Clippers Tuesday (Manila time), they have been successful in the three games they played on the road. Head coach Brad Stevens…
Kyrie Irving scored 30 points as the Boston Celtics overcame LeBron James' 80th career triple-double with a 120-107 victory over the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday.
Kyrie Irving scored 30 points and passed out 11 assists on Sunday as the Boston Celtics snapped Oklahoma City's seven-game NBA win streak with a 134-129 home triumph.
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was fined $35,000 by the NBA on Monday after multiple attempts at rushing Atlanta's DeAndre Bembry after being ejected from a Saturday road victory.
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart and Cleveland Cavaliers swingman J.R. Smith were each fined Monday by the NBA for their roles in an on-court altercation, the league announced.
LeBron James is gone, but the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics still have an intense NBA rivalry that spilled over into a scuffle in a pre-season game.