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

Police check Grizzlies’ Ja Morant after cryptic social media posts: ‘He’s fine’

Deputies from the Shelby County (Ten.) Sheriff’s Office checked Grizzlies star Ja Morant at her residence Wednesday morning after Morant posted a series of ambiguous messages on her Instagram story, a spokesperson for the office confirmed. from Shelby County Sheriff to Athleticism. Here’s what you need to know: “He’s fine,” office spokesman John Morris wrote … 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

Nuggets advance to first NBA Finals after sweeping Lakers; Jokić named WCF MVP

The Denver Nuggets will advance to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history after sweeping the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals on Monday. Here’s what you need to know: Nikola Jokic recorded his eighth triple-double of these playoffs for Denver in the 113-111 victory (30 points, 14 rebounds, 13 … Read more

Nuggets outlast Lakers to secure 3-0 series lead: How Denver sparked late run to win Game 3

By Jovan Buha, Tony Jones and Nick Kosmider The Denver Nuggets outlasted the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Saturday, winning 119-108 to take a 3-0 series lead. Here’s what you need to know: Nuggets guard Jamal Murray scored a game-high 37 points (30 in the first half) with … 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