The Celtics put together their best performance of the series in dominating the middle two quarters, building a 24-point lead and then hanging on for dear life through Miami’s late rally.
Thabo Sefolosha had 19 points, but may have been most effective on setting a physical tone defending Tony Parker in Oklahoma City’s Game 3 victory over San Antonio.
Mr. Woolridge, a flashy forward, played for seven N.B.A teams over 13 seasons and coached the women’s professional team the Los Angeles Sparks.
Russell Westbrook and Tony Parker: two speedy point guards, one compelling conference finals matchup.
The Miami Heat player lets us inside his off-season home.
Doc Rivers knew there was little to say to Rajon Rondo after the Celtics point guard scored a career-best 44 points in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.
The Boston Celtics ramped up on defense to re-energies their playoff ambitions with a 101-91 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday, their first win in the NBA Eastern Conference finals series.
The Boston Celtics re-energized their playoff ambitions with stifling defense as they overcame the Miami Heat 101-91 on Friday to cut their NBA Eastern Conference finals series deficit to 2-1.
Kevin Garnett was fouled underneath the basket and went hard to the court. He remained on his back, motionless, as his teammates rushed over to check on him and offer a hand.
A note to bandwagon hoppers: too much weight can be given to a blowout victory in a playoff series.
Fans of the Celtics have been vocal about the officiating in the Boston-Miami playoff series. They don’t like it.