5:28 AM EDT, Mon April 24, 2017
Inquisitr 7 hours ago
Isaiah Thomas Makes First Public Statement About Sister Chyna Thomas’ Death

Isaiah Thomas Makes First Public Statement About Sister Chyna Thomas’ Death

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas remained silent about the death of 22-year-old sister’s, Chyna Thomas, but it was no secret that her death took an emotional toll on the father of two. In a recent report, it was indicated that Thomas struggled to perform during the Celtic’s first game of 2017. Isaiah was seen crying while the Boston Celtics paid tribute to his sister, and again while sitting on the bench in which a teammate had to console him during the first-round matchup against the Chicago Bulls. Now, after flying back to his home to be with his family and attending Chyna’s...
Green Street | WEEI 8 hours ago

Thanks to Gerald Green, Isaiah Thomas, Celtics tie series, finally showing true colors vs. Bulls

As has been the case all season, when it mattered most Sunday, Isaiah Thomas was savior for the Celtics.  With the United Center crowd roaring after the hometown Bulls came all the way back from a 20-point hole to take their only lead, the Celtics’ NBA MVP candidate took over the game in a way […]
The Republican 8 hours ago

Isaiah Thomas takes over critical third quarter, Boston Celtics overcome Chicago Bulls in Game 4, 104-95

CHICAGO -- Isaiah Thomas has saved the Boston Celtics so many times this season, but never like this, with a 2-1 series deficit, with his team crumbling, with an elimination game beckoning if he couldn't lift his club out of trouble. After a...
Boston Herald 5 hours ago

Keyed by Isaiah Thomas’ 33 points, Celtics draw even with Bulls

CHICAGO — There has been an Isaiah Thomas watch since his sister’s death, with every bit of body language, every grimace and every smile dissected.But there was no disputing Thomas’ unsinkable ability to dominate a game last night, with the result a 104-95 Celtics win against the Chicago Bulls,...
Boston Herald 8 hours ago

Thomas scores 33, Celtics beat Bulls 104-95 to tie series

CHICAGO — Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points, and the Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 104-95 on Sunday to tie their first-round playoff series at 2-all.Boston blew a 20-point lead, but Thomas keyed a third-quarter run that put the Celtics back on top after Chicago briefly went ahead.Gerald Green...
CSN New England 2 hours ago
Will Rajon Rondo return from injury in Celtics-Bulls series?

Will Rajon Rondo return from injury in Celtics-Bulls series?

A. Sherrod Blakely and Kyle Draper join Mike Felger on Sports Sunday to discuss if Rajon Rondo will return from his injury before the end of the series.
CSN Chicago 5 hours ago

Isaiah Thomas carries Celtics at critical times to save series against Bulls

The Celtics season was unraveling, and their face of the franchise was stumbling down the stretch. The opposing Bulls had used a 40-18 run spanning
Boston Herald 5 hours ago

Celtics Notebook: Rajon Rondo fined for sticking his leg out at Jae Crowder

CHICAGO — By now it’s a rite of the season, like DeMarcus Cousins breaking the technical foul bank. At some point, Rajon Rondo’s name is going to cross the desk of NBA discipline czar Kiki Vandeweghe.The league fined Rondo $25,000 yesterday for sticking out...
Chicago Tribune 5 hours ago

Jimmy and the Butlerettes can't overcome deeper, more talented Celtics

For a late third-quarter stretch of the Bulls' biggest game in years, a 104-95 loss Sunday to the Celtics, their lineup consisted of names coach Fred Hoiberg appeared to pick out of a hat. Jimmy Butler. Isaiah Canaan. Paul Zipser. Joffrey Lauvergne. Michael Carter-Williams. In the franchise's most...
CSN Chicago 6 hours ago

Fast Break Morning Update: Celtics even up series with Bulls

In today's edition of the Fast Break Morning Update, the Celtics evened up their first-round series with the Bulls at 2-2 following a Game 4 win.
Inquisitr 13 hours ago
Will Carmelo Anthony And Lala Split, Mia Burks Pregnancy Rumors Cause New York Knicks Star To Trade Teams?

Will Carmelo Anthony And Lala Split, Mia Burks Pregnancy Rumors Cause New York Knicks Star To Trade Teams?

Phil Jackson recently revealed that the New York Knicks are ready to part ways with Carmelo Anthony but one thing stands in their way; Carmelo’s no trade clause. Carmelo had been set on staying in New York in order to appease his wife, Lala Anthony and her wishes to stay based in NYC for her career and so that their son Kiyan wouldn’t have to be uprooted. Now with the revelation that Carmelo allegedly cheated on Lala and got a stripper named Mia Burks pregnant, the former power couple have split up and we can’t help but wonder if Carmelo will agree to be traded now that his life in...
Akron Beacon Journal 10 hours ago

Marla Ridenour: LeBron James’ record of 21 consecutive first-round playoff victories reflects more than his otherworldly skills

INDIANAPOLIS: J.R. Smith had no idea that he was a member of the last team that beat LeBron James in a first-round playoff game.“I try not to remember too much of my New York days,” Smith said of his troubled tenure with the Knicks.James insisted he didn’t remember his last first-round loss, either....
CSN New England 9 hours ago
Watch Marcus Smart, Jimmy Butler get in dustup in Game 4

Watch Marcus Smart, Jimmy Butler get in dustup in Game 4

Marcus Smart and Jimmy Butler had to be separated by a referee during the second quarter of Game 4 between the Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls Sunday.
CSN New England 7 hours ago

Jimmy Butler on Marcus Smart: 'He's a great actor, acting tough'

Jimmy Butler speaks candidly about Marcus Smart getting in his face during Game 4.
The Republican 6 hours ago

Jimmy Butler on Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart: 'I don't think he's about that'

Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler called Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart a "great actor" after their altercation in Game 4.
CSN Chicago 8 hours ago

Derrick Rose sits courtside at Bulls-Celtics Game 4, receives standing ovation from United Center crowd

Derrick Rose was back in familiar territory on Sunday.The former Bulls All-Star sat courtside with his son P.J. at the United Center to watch his
K.c. Johnson / Chicago Tribune 8 hours ago

Derrick Rose: Nothing weird about attending Bulls playoff game

Shortly after Derrick Rose took his front-row baseline seat with his son, the "MVP! MVP!" chants boomed throughout the United Center. Those cheers once were for Rose. Now, they're showered on Jimmy Butler. But Rose said sitting in such a prominent spot in a building and sporting city he once owned...
Raptors HQ 15 hours ago
Numbers for Game 4: Winning ugly is still winning

Numbers for Game 4: Winning ugly is still winning

The Raptors weren’t that good, but they were just good enough to win Game 4. Game 4 between the Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks was an ugly game of playoff basketball. It may never be considered a classic, but the Raptors won 87-76, and that still counts, warts and all. We’re here to take a look at some interesting numbers from this one, but be warned: they ain’t pretty. Shuffling Starters Raptors head coach Dwane Casey mixed things up with his starting lineup in this one, but not in the way many were expecting. While some pundits and fans have been calling for P.J. Tucker to...
Toronto Sun 8 hours ago
Not much separates Raptors and Bucks after four games [Video]

Not much separates Raptors and Bucks after four games [Video]

A seven game series is reduced to three with two of the games on your home court.

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Toronto Sun 9 hours ago
Raptors have found a way to limit Giannis Antetokounmpo's impact

Raptors have found a way to limit Giannis Antetokounmpo's impact

DeMar DeRozan was there for the better part of 48 hours.
CSN New England 9 hours ago

This Kelly Olynyk 3-pointer drew huge reaction from Isaiah Thomas

Isaiah Thomas jumped out of his seat with a huge smile and screamed in celebration.He clearly loved Kelly Olynyk's 3-point shot, which put the Boston Celtics
The Republican 11 hours ago
2017 NBA playoffs, Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls Game 4: Gerald Green, Jerian Grant still starting

2017 NBA playoffs, Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls Game 4: Gerald Green, Jerian Grant still starting

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens and Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg both said they will stick with the same first units Sunday night in Game 4.
The Republican 11 hours ago
Brad Steves led push for Boston Celtics' jersey stripes to honor Isaiah Thomas' younger sister

Brad Steves led push for Boston Celtics' jersey stripes to honor Isaiah Thomas' younger sister

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens led the push for the black jersey stripes the team has worn throughout the playoffs to honor Isaiah Thomas' younger sister, Chyna, who passed away in a car accident last weekend.
Tim Bontemps / National Post 14 hours ago
Same old Toronto Raptors: Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan are struggling in yet another playoff series

Same old Toronto Raptors: Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan are struggling in yet another playoff series

They're tied 2-2, but questions about Toronto remain. Over the next week, the answers could determine the short- and long-term future of the franchise
Boston Herald 16 hours ago
Bulls' Rondo fined for attempting to trip Celtics' Crowder

Bulls' Rondo fined for attempting to trip Celtics' Crowder

CHICAGO — The NBA has fined Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo $25,000 for attempting to trip Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder from the bench in Game 3 of their first-round series.The league announced the fine hours before Game 4 tips off on Sunday.The incident happened with 31.1 seconds remaining in the first quarter on Friday.Crowder jawed at the Bulls bench after hitting a jumper and Rondo — sidelined by a broken right thumb — extended his leg as Crowder walked by.The top-seeded Celtics went on to win 104-87 after dropping the first two games at home. Rondo said afterward he was...
The Republican 16 hours ago
Rajon Rondo fined $25,000 for attempting to trip Boston Celtics wing Jae Crowder

Rajon Rondo fined $25,000 for attempting to trip Boston Celtics wing Jae Crowder

During Game 3 of a first-round series, Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo stuck out his leg on the bench as Boston Celtics wing Jae Crowder was running by.
NBA 17 hours ago

Chicago Bulls' Rajon Rondo fined $25K for attempting to trip Boston Celtics' Jae Crowder

NEW YORK -- Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo has been fined $25,000 for attempting to trip Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder, it was announced Sunday by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

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  • 9 Jae Crowder

    Jae Crowder

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  • 9 Gerald Green

    Gerald Green

    Watch Gerald Green hammer dunk on Dwyane Wade

  • 3 Marcus Smart

    Marcus Smart

    Jimmy Butler on Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart: 'I don't think he's about that'

  • 2 Derrick Rose

    Derrick Rose

    Derrick Rose sits courtside at Bulls-Celtics Game 4, receives standing ovation from United Center crowd

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