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Back to Boston: LeBron, Celtics meet again in postseason
LeBron's road again points to Boston, with Cavaliers awaiting Celtics in conference finals
2008 Celtics reunite, say it's up to estranged Ray Allen 'to break the ice'
Members of the Boston Celtics' 2008 title team said Monday it's on Ray Allen to reach out and mend fences as bad feelings linger from when Allen defected to the rival Miami Heat in 2012. As part of "Area 21" segments during TNT's playoff coverage, Kevin Garnett hosted Paul Pierce , Rajon Rondo,
Can CP3, Clippers continue to play so well without Blake Griffin?
Another postseason, another untimely injury for the LA Clippers. Forward Blake Griffin left Friday's Game 3 win over the Utah Jazz with what was described as a bruised right toe, not to return. On Saturday morning, the real diagnosis was revealed: a plantar plate injury that will sideline Griffin
Paul scores 34, Clippers beat Jazz 111-106 to take 2-1 lead
SALT LAKE CITY -- Chris Paul scored 34 points and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied for a 111-106 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series. The Jazz led most of the game before Paul took over in the fourth quarter and powered a 15-0 run that
A brief history of the famous fathers and their hoops-playing sons
When Shareef O'Neal, son of NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal, committed to Arizona on Wednesday, Sean Miller added a five-star prospect to his 2018 class. Shareef O'Neal (ranked 19th in the 2018 class per ESPN.com.) is a 6-foot-8 power forward who may still grow a few inches and add significant muscle
How bright is the future for the Magic? What's their next move?
The Orlando Magic thought they were ready to make a return to the playoffs this year after a steady progression in the standings during their first four years under GM Rob Hennigan. Those seasons saw the Magic, after trading All-Star Dwight Howard , advance from 20 wins in Hennigan's first year to
Tyronn Lue, LeBron James see parallel in Pats, Cavs titles
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The parallel between the New England Patriots rallying from a 25-point deficit before defeating the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI on Sunday and the Cleveland Cavaliers falling down 3-1 in the NBA Finals only to best the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 was not lost on Cavs
Tyronn Lue, LeBron James see parallels in Pats, Cavs titles
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The parallels between the New England Patriots rallying from a 25-point deficit before defeating the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI on Sunday and the Cleveland Cavaliers falling down 3-1 in the NBA Finals only to best the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 was not lost on Cavs
Paul Pierce hits a 3-pointer in final seconds of Garden finale
BOSTON -- Paul Pierce had never gone scoreless in a game at TD Garden during his 18-year NBA career. And he wasn't about to let that change during his final visit to Boston. After getting subbed back in to a raucous ovation with 19.8 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, Pierce hit a 3-pointer
Paul Pierce gets starting nod in Boston farewell
BOSTON -- Paul Pierce was back in the starting lineup against his former team on Sunday as coach Doc Rivers gave him a chance to say farewell to the Boston fans. Pierce hadn't played since Dec. 31 and has appeared in just 12 games this season for the? LA Clippers . The 39-year-old forward played