Boston Celtics great Bill Russell, 11-time NBA champion, dies at 88

Bill Russell, the cornerstone of the Boston Celtics dynasty that won eight straight titles and 11 overall during his career, died Sunday. The Hall of Famer was 88. Russell died “peacefully” with his wife, Jeannine, at his side, a statement posted on social media read. Arrangements for his memorial service will be announced soon, according … Read more

Fans Leave San Francisco With Hopes for Game 3 – NBC Boston

Game 2 of the NBA Finals started tight between the Boston Celtics and the Golden State Warriors, but then things got ugly at the Chase Center in San Francisco, California. The Boston Celtics fell to the Golden State Warriors 107-88. There were many more Celtics fans in the stands Sunday night compared with Game 1 … Read more

Single-Game Record Holders for Points, Rebounds and More – NBC New York

NBA Finals: Single-game record holders for points, rebounds and more originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors are all over the NBA Finals record books. Boston is tied with the Los Angeles Lakers for the most championships, while Golden State has a chance to break a tie with the … Read more

Who Picks Which Jerseys NBA Teams Wear Each Game? – NBC Chicago

Who picks which jerseys NBA teams wear each game? Originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The days of home and away jerseys in the NBA are done, at least in a nominal sense. The NBA norm used to be white jerseys for the home team and team-color jerseys for the road team. These days, each … Read more

Should Celtics Sit Robert Williams for Game 1? – NBC Boston

Scalabrine: Why Time Lord should be put on ice until Game 2 originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Robert Williams is among the Boston Celtics’ X-factors heading into the 2022 NBA Finals. When healthy, the big man is one of the C’s biggest difference-makers on both ends of the floor. The problem is Williams remains … Read more

Jimmy Butler Forces Game 7 With 47-Point Outburst – NBC Boston

Celtics-Heat takeaways: Jimmy Butler forces Game 7 with 47-point outburst originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Celtics fans were hoping to celebrate an Eastern Conference championship Friday night at TD Garden, but the Miami Heat had other plans. The Heat staved off elimination with a hard-fought 111-103 victory in Game 6, sending the series back … Read more

Ben Simmons Plans to Make Season Debut in Game 4 – NBC New York

Ben Simmons, the savior? Simmons reportedly plans to make his season-debut for the Brooklyn Nets in Game 4 of their first-round matchup with the Boston Celtics, barring any setbacks. Barring a setback, Brooklyn’s Ben Simmons plans to play in Game 4 on Monday vs. the Boston Celtics, sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) April … Read more