The Boston Celtics Provide The Drama. Miami Heat Brings Win.

BOSTON – Miami Heat quarterback Kyle Lowry made a statement as the first owner of the game. He picked up a missed Boston Celtics rebound and sped the ball across the court before finding Max Strus for an open three-pointer. Thus began an avalanche against a typically solid Celtics defense. Miami’s dominant first quarter on …

NBA Preview: Miami Heat and Boston Celtics Fight to Win East

A group of 20, mostly out-of-towners, traveling to Miami at this time of year were typically referred to as spring breakers. But for our purposes, Boston Celtics. The reward for beating the Milwaukee Bucks in a tough seven-game Eastern Conference semifinals series is a date in the conference finals with the #1 seeded. Miami HeatFrom …

Nets Beat Cavaliers at Play-In and Next Celtics

In most of their NBA games against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night, the Nets looked like the formidable team that many observers say has long been hiding behind their mediocre record. Kevin Durant was amazing. Kyrie Irving didn’t miss a shot until the fourth quarter. Multiple teammates have made significant contributions, often far beyond …

Ime Udoka Convinced the Celtics to Pass Basketball

BOSTON – Ime Udoka has been emphasizing the ball movement from day one. Celts hired as their coach. hour its introductory press conference Last June, Udoka apologized to his predecessor and the team’s newly appointed head of basketball operations, Brad Stevens, as a way to soften the blow, before noting that the Celtics were bottom-of-the-league …

Bill Fitch, who led Celtics to ’81 Championship, dies at 89

Bill Fitch, whose professional coaching career spanned 25 seasons led the Boston Celtics to the 1981 league championship and famed for rekindling the fortunes of dismal NBA teams, died Wednesday in Lake Conroe, Texas, north of Houston. He was 89 years old. Indiana Pacers head coach and NBA Coaches Association president Rick Carlisle said he …