NBA: San Antonio 104, Boston 93

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Kawhi Leonard helped San Antonio put on a third-quarter run Wednesday that pushed the Spurs to a 104-93 victory over Boston.

NBA: Houston 109, Boston 85

HOUSTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The Houston Rockets got off to a fast start and never looked back while on their way to a 109-85 win over the visiting Boston Celtics.

NBA: Minnesota 106, Boston 88

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Minnesota's Kevin Love and Nikola Pekovic combined for 43 points and 24 rebounds Saturday, sending the Timberwolves over Boston 106-88.

NBA: Charlotte 89, Boston 83

BOSTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Al Jefferson's layup with 18 seconds to play gave Charlotte a four-point lead Wednesday and the Bobcats went on to down Boston 89-83.

NBA: Boston 120, Orlando 105

BOSTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Avery Bradley netted 24 points to lead a balanced attack Monday and the Boston Celtics posted a 120-105 victory for their second win over Orlando in four days.

NBA: Boston 111, Miami 110

MIAMI, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Jeff Green's 3-point basket at the buzzer after a Heat turnover Saturday lifted the Boston Celtics over Miami 111-110.

NBA: Boston 91, Orlando 89

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Brandon Bass and Avery Bradley combined for three free throws in the final 11 seconds Friday, allowing Boston to fight off Orlando 91-89.
LeBron James leads NBA All-Defensive Team

LeBron James leads NBA All-Defensive Team

NEW YORK, May 13 (UPI) -- Miami forward LeBron James has been voted onto the NBA All-Defensive Team for a fifth-consecutive season, the NBA announced Monday.

NBA: New York 88, Boston 80

BOSTON, May 3 (UPI) -- Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points Friday in helping push New York to its first playoff series win in 13 years with an 88-80 victory over Boston.

NBA: Boston 120, Orlando 88

ORLANDO, Fla., April 13 (UPI) -- Courtney Lee led a Boston balanced attack with 20 points Saturday and the Celtics clinched a seventh playoff seed by overwhelming Orlando 120-88.

NBA: Minnesota 110, Boston 100

MINNEAPOLIS, April 1 (UPI) -- Nikola Pekovic pumped in 29 points Monday, going 11-of-11 from the free-throw line to help Minnesota end a long skid against Boston with a 110-100 victory.

NBA: Boston 105, Charlotte 88

BOSTON, March 16 (UPI) -- Jason Terry led a parade of five Celtics scoring in double figures Saturday who fueled Boston's 105-88 victory over Charlotte.

NBA: Charlotte 100, Boston 74

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 12 (UPI) -- Gerald Henderson poured in 35 points, a career high, and the Charlotte Bobcats dominated Boston 100-74 Tuesday to end a 10-game losing streak.

NBA: Boston 83, Indiana 81

INDIANAPOLIS, March 6 (UPI) -- Jeff Green finished off a late Boston surge by hitting a jumper with five-tenths of a second to play Wednesday, bringing the Celtics an 83-81 win over Indiana.

NBA: Boston 109, Philadelphia 101

PHILADELPHIA, March 5 (UPI) -- Avery Bradley netted 22 points and Paul Pierce provided an all-around game Tuesday in the Boston Celtics' 109-101 victory over Philadelphia.

NBA: Boston 110, Utah 107 (OT)

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Paul Pierce scored 26 points and Courtney Lee provided the game-clinching free throws in overtime Monday, lifting the Boston Celtics over Utah 110-107.

NBA: Boston 113, Phoenix 88

PHOENIX, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Jeff Green easily produced his largest point total for the season Friday in leading Boston to a 113-88 bashing of Phoenix.

NBA: Denver 97, Boston 90

DENVER, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Danilo Gallinari and Ty Lawson both scored 26 points Tuesday to lift the Denver Nuggets to a 97-90 victory over the visiting Boston Celtics.

NBA: Boston 100, Charlotte 89

BOSTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Rajon Rondo notched a triple-double of 17 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds Monday and the Boston Celtics won a sixth straight, 100-89 over Charlotte.

NBA: Boston 102, New York 96

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Boston's Paul Pierce netted 23 points and Kevin Garnett added a double-double Monday, powering the Celtics to a 102-96 win over New York.

NBA: Boston 87, Atlanta 80

ATLANTA, May 1 (UPI) -- Paul Pierce had 36 points and 14 rebounds Tuesday, helping the Boston Celtics beat Atlanta 87-80 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.

NBA: Boston 87, Milwaukee 74

BOSTON, April 26 (UPI) -- Rajon Rondo had 15 assists in 25 minutes of action Thursday, helping lift the Boston Celtics to an 87-74 decision over Milwaukee.

NBA: Atlanta 97, Boston 92

ATLANTA, April 20 (UPI) -- It took a big game from Joe Johnson Friday for the Atlanta Hawks to fight off Boston 97-92 in a game in which the Celtics competed without their star players.

NBA: Boston 102, Orlando 98

BOSTON, April 18 (UPI) -- Paul Pierce scored four of his 29 points in the final 8 seconds Wednesday, boosting Boston to the Atlantic Division title with a 102-98 win over Orlando.

NBA: Boston 94, Charlotte 82

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 15 (UPI) -- Rajon Rondo scored 20 points and distributed 16 assists Sunday, helping the Boston Celtics down Charlotte 94-82 despite resting a pair of starters.
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