Celtics’ Malcolm Brogdon playing with a right arm injury: Sources

BOSTON — Malcolm Brogdon suffered a partial tear in the tendon exiting his right elbow that leads to his forearm, team sources say Athleticism. Brogdon suffered the injury in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, according to the sources, who were granted anonymity because they were not authorized to speak officially. The Celtics guard … Read more

Boston Celtics avoid elimination with 116-99 win over Miami Heat to force Game 5 behind Jayson Tatum

The Boston Celtics avoid elimination with a blowout 116-99 win over the Miami Heat behind Jayson Tatum’s 33 points, including 25 in the second half, forcing Game 5 at TD Garden Jayson Tatum played for the desperate Celtics – scoring 25 points in the second half The Heat were beaten hard from deep, outscored by … Read more

Heat take Celtics 2-0 lead in Eastern Conference final: How Miami’s intensity wore Boston down

BOSTON — Going nose-to-nose with Jimmy Butler hasn’t worked out well for the Celtics so far in this series. Boston was still up seven in the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals when Grant Williams started chewing on Butler. The exchange was so intense, their foreheads touched. There is, however, a … Read more

The Blazers and Hornets sit atop the NBA Draft – and could sway it with big decisions

CHICAGO — While the NBA Draft Lottery was the star of the show this week — with its reveal that the San Antonio Spurs won the right to select Victor Wembanyama — the draft continued in its shadow at Wintrust Arena. Team leaders digested the fallout from the lottery, which created a slew of interesting … Read more

2023 NBA playoff predictions: Anonymous scout, coach, Nuggets-Lakers executive pick, Celtics-Heat winners

Which remaining Eastern Conference team will advance to the NBA Finals, Jayson Tatum’s Boston Celtics or Jimmy Butler’s Miami Heat? Which remaining Western Conference team will advance, Nikola Jokić’s Denver Nuggets or LeBron James’ Los Angeles Lakers? We spoke to experts to find out. We asked a scout, coach and team executive to predict the … Read more