Boston Celtics http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29430/all en NBA: Celtics rookie Sullinger to miss rest of season http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/nba-celtics-rookie-sullinger-miss-rest-season <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Boston Celtics first-year forward Jared Sullinger had back surgery Friday and will miss the rest of the NBA season, the team said.</p> <p>The Celtics said Sullinger is expected to be ready for the 2013-14 campaign after recovering from the lumbar disc procedure that was performed at a Boston hospital.</p> <p>In 45 games in what was shaping up as a solid rookie season, Sullinger averaged 6.0 points and 5.9 rebounds.</p> <p>He had left the Celtics' game against Sacramento on Wednesday with back pain and did not practice on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/nba-celtics-rookie-sullinger-miss-rest-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Celtics McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 01:15:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743739 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Monday Feb 4 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/reuters-sports-schedule-at-1400-gmt-sunday-feb-3 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Monday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>NFL</p> <p>National Football League</p> <p>Ravens survive 49ers rally, power outage to win Super Bowl</p> <p>The Baltimore Ravens survived a furious second-half rally by San Francisco and a momentum-sapping power outage at the Superdome to defeat the gritty 49ers 34-31 in the Super Bowl on Sunday. (NFL-SUPERBOWL/, moved, by Steve Ginsburg, 600 words)</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/reuters-sports-schedule-at-1400-gmt-sunday-feb-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Celtics Phil Mickelson Sports in the United States Thomson Reuters Sun, 03 Feb 2013 17:08:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5744560 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NBA-Celtics win fourth straight without injured Rondo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/update-1-nba-celtics-win-fourth-straight-without-injured-rondo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Pierce powers Celtics with team-high 22 points</p> <p>* Clippers have lost six of last eight games (Adds quotes)</p> <p>Feb 3 (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics withstood a furious comeback from the Los Angeles Clippers for a 106-104 win on Sunday to record their fourth consecutive victory since losing starting point guard Rajon Rondo to injury.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/update-1-nba-celtics-win-fourth-straight-without-injured-rondo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Celtics McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 01:15:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5744907 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 6 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-est-wednesday-feb-6 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb. 6 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Wednesday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>National Football League</p> <p>The agent for Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco believes his client should be the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL. That's saying something considering the landmark $100 million deal Drew Brees scored last summer. (FBN-RAVENS-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)</p> <p>- -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-est-wednesday-feb-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Celtics Human Interest Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 19:15:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747990 at http://www.globalpost.com Former NBA star Elgin Baylor's championship ring up for auction http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/former-nba-star-elgin-baylors-championship-ring-auction <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Hall of Fame basketball player Elgin Baylor's championship ring, warm-up suit and other personal items will be auctioned in May in Beverly Hills, Julien's Auctions said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Baylor, 78, who was named as one of the NBA's 50 greatest players, will auction off the 1971-72 NBA Championship ring he earned as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers as well as items from his high school and college days.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/former-nba-star-elgin-baylors-championship-ring-auction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Celtics Elgin Baylor National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 23:16:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748275 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/reuters-sports-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Lakers' Gasol out indefinitely with foot injury</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol has been sidelined indefinitely after sustaining a tear in his right foot, his team said on Wednesday. Gasol was injured during the Lakers' victory over Brooklyn on Tuesday and received scans which confirmed an injury serious enough to keep him off court for a while.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/reuters-sports-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Celtics Law McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 09:16:01 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748551 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/reuters-sports-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Lakers' Gasol out indefinitely with foot injury</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol has been sidelined indefinitely after sustaining a tear in his right foot, his team said on Wednesday. Gasol was injured during the Lakers' victory over Brooklyn on Tuesday and received scans which confirmed an injury serious enough to keep him off court for a while.</p> <p>Trouble-free opening 63 for Joburg Open co-leader Sterne</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/reuters-sports-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Celtics McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 19:15:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749274 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday, Feb. 8 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-et-friday-feb-8 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 8 (Reuters) - - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>National Football League</p> <p>Jerry Jones won't part with coach Garret</p> <p>Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones continues to give his endorsement to Jason Garrett, saying he thinks the team has its coach of the future. (FBN-COWBOYS-NEWS/, expect by 2000 GMT/3 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-et-friday-feb-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Celtics Los Angeles Clippers Sports Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 19:30:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750476 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Knee injury sidelines Barbosa for season http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/nba-knee-injury-sidelines-barbosa-season <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Boston Celtics guard Leandro Barbosa has a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee and will be out for the rest of the National Basketball Association season, his club said Tuesday.</p> <p>The 30-year-old suffered the left knee injury during Monday's game against the Charlotte Bobcats.</p> <p>He underwent a magnetic resonance imaging scan but no surgery date has been set, the club said.</p> <p>He is the third Celtics player lost for the season due to injury. Rajon Rondo also suffered a torn ACL last month and back surgery has put out Jared Sullinger.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/nba-knee-injury-sidelines-barbosa-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Celtics Leandro Barbosa McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association AFP Wed, 13 Feb 2013 02:00:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5754009 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EST on Wednesday, Feb. 13 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-est-wednesday-feb-13 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb. 13 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Wednesday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>National Football League</p> <p>Top QB prospects Smith, Barkley to throw at Scouting Combine</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-est-wednesday-feb-13" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arsène Wenger Boston Celtics Football in France Human Interest Sports Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Feb 2013 19:15:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5754899 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA-Celtics grind out ugly victory over slumping Bulls http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/nba-celtics-grind-out-ugly-victory-over-slumping-bulls <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 13 (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics avoided another last-ditch loss against the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday when they eked out a scrappy 71-69 home victory in a low-quality encounter between two injury-ravaged teams.</p> <p>Last month, Marco Belinelli sealed a 100-99 victory for the Bulls with three seconds left but his potential game-winning basket in the latest match-up was blocked, before Taj Gibson missed an attempted three-pointer as the clock ran down.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/nba-celtics-grind-out-ugly-victory-over-slumping-bulls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Celtics Chicago Bulls National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals Rajon Rondo Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Feb 2013 06:46:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5755244 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Celtics rally past Bulls in defensive struggle http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/nba-celtics-rally-past-bulls-defensive-struggle-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Boston Celtics rallied in the fourth quarter to edge the Chicago Bulls 71-69 on Wednesday behind a strong defense and a 12-point performance from forward Kevin Garnett.</p> <p>Garnett scored eight of his points in the final quarter and grabbed a total of 11 rebounds for the Celtics, who trailed 36-35 at halftime.</p> <p>Brandon Bass finished with a game-high 14 points for the Celtics, who improved to 8-1 since all-star guard Rajon Rondo was lost for the National Basketball Association season last month with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/nba-celtics-rally-past-bulls-defensive-struggle-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Celtics McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:26:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5755969 at http://www.globalpost.com Unstoppable Heat notch 23rd straight win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130319/unstoppable-heat-notch-23rd-straight-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>U.S. Sports Desk, Mar 19 (EFE).- Star forward LeBron James had another stellar night to lead the Miami Heat to a 105-103 road victory over the Boston Celtics, the team's 23rd straight win.</p> <p>The win streak is now the second longest in NBA history, although the Heat still have their work cut out to equal the 33 victories in a row put together by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1971-72 season.</p> <p>James scored 37 points, dished out 12 assists and grabbed seven rebounds Monday night at TD Bank Garden. He also scored the winning bucket with 10.5 seconds remaining in regulation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130319/unstoppable-heat-notch-23rd-straight-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Celtics McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Agencia EFE Tue, 19 Mar 2013 14:16:21 +0000 Agencia EFE 5787782 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Celtics seize seventh playoff seed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130414/nba-celtics-seize-seventh-playoff-seed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Courtney Lee scored 20 points as the Boston Celtics clinched the seventh playoff seed in the Eastern Conference standings on Saturday by routing the Orlando Magic 120-88.</p> <p>Lee was one of seven Boston players to reach double-figures in scoring. Jeff Green and Jordan Crawford had 17 and 16 points, respectively.</p> <p>"I like our team, I like our team a lot," said Celtics coach Doc Rivers. "The key for us is to get through these two games, have some great practices and get ready for the playoffs. That's what you play the whole season for."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130414/nba-celtics-seize-seventh-playoff-seed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Celtics McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association AFP Sun, 14 Apr 2013 05:00:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5815137 at http://www.globalpost.com Sport: Celtics game cancelled, Bruins postponed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130415/sport-celtics-game-cancelled-bruins-postponed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Boston Celtics regular season-ending home game on Tuesday against Indiana has been cancelled after deadly explosions rocked the Boston Marathon, the NBA announced Monday.</p> <p>The game, which was set to be played at the downtown Garden arena just blocks from the site of the blasts, would not be re-scheduled, the league said.</p> <p>The move follows the National Hockey League's decision to postpone Monday night's contest between the Boston Bruins and the Ottawa Senators.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130415/sport-celtics-game-cancelled-bruins-postponed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Celtics Boston Red Sox National Basketball Association AFP Tue, 16 Apr 2013 01:45:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5816997 at http://www.globalpost.com