Celtics take Game 5, control of series over Heat: 3 highlights defined win

Celtics forward Jayson Tatum celebrates with guard Jaylen Brown. (Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports) Nick Chubb hypes up Baker Mayfield with Browns departure looming by Alicia de Artola The Boston Celtics…

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NBA Twitter waves goodbye to Bucks after Celtics win Game 7

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – MAY 15: Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics reacts during the third quarter in Game Seven of the 2022 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Semifinals against the…

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Dribble Handoff: Which long-shot team could be college basketball’s Rich Strike, win 2023 NCAA Tournament

The parallels between college basketball and horse racing are minimal, but one trait both sports share is that their fanbases each love to bet on underdogs. It was less than…

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Grizzlies weren’t shy about trolling Steph Curry before blowout win

Steph Curry’s prediction that the Golden State Warriors would “whoop that trick” hilariously backfired, and the Memphis Grizzlies were sure to rub it in. Heading into Game 5, Steph Curry…

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The Bucks’ Game 5 win over the Celtics was defined by 10 seconds of Jrue Holiday’s defensive heroics

BOSTON — The relationship between Giannis Antetokounmpo and teammate Khris Middleton, now nine years in, is well-known for its depth and trust. But about that Jrue Holiday relationship … “It’s…

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Memphis Grizzlies GM Zach Kleiman, 33, youngest to win NBA executive of year award

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Grizzlies general manager Zach Kleiman has been named NBA Basketball Executive of the Year, the youngest ever to win the award. Kleiman, 33, is the second…

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The Game 4 win over the Milwaukee Bucks was a microcosm of the Boston Celtics’ season

MILWAUKEE — There was a point this season when the Boston Celtics were 16-19 overall. There was a point last season when Al Horford was shut down by the Oklahoma…

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Heat vs. 76ers: Joel Embiid displays incredible toughness in return, helps propel Philadelphia to Game 3 win

PHILADELPHIA — Two things that can’t be questioned are Joel Embiid’s toughness and his desire to win. Less than 24 hours after clearing the NBA‘s concussion protocol and wearing a…

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Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum power Boston Celtics’ bounce-back performance for Game 2 win over Milwaukee Bucks

12:17 AM ET Andrew LopezESPN BOSTON — When the Celtics needed their two stars the most, they both came through. Jaylen Brown got things going, and Jayson Tatum finished it…

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Warriors prove they can win ugly in Game 5 vs. Nuggets, a crucial piece to their potential championship puzzle

SAN FRANCISCO — Everybody loves The Beautiful Game. And boy are the Golden State Warriors good at it. When everything’s clicking and the ball’s moving faster than the speed of…

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