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Andrew Bynum had a successful Pacers debut and helped Indiana snap a season-long four-game slide with a 94-83 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday. Bynum, signed by Indiana as a free agent on Feb. 1, totaled eight points and 10 rebounds in just under 16 minutes off the bench. David West checked in with 24 points while Paul George and George Hill netted 12 apiece for the Pacers, who bounced back after losing their previous three contests by an average of nearly 20 points per game. Jared Sullinger and Kris Humphries paced Boston with 17 and 15 points, respectively, but the Celtics folded late in dropping their fifth straight road test.

Nets obtain Marcus Thornton from Kings for Terry, Evans

NEW YORK, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The Brooklyn Nets Wednesday obtained Sacramento Kings shooting guard Marcus Thornton in exchange for guard Jason Terry and forward Reggie Evans.

NBA: Brooklyn 105, Charlotte 89

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Brooklyn's Paul Pierce posted 25 points and Nets continued their recent dominance over Charlotte with a 105-89 victory Wednesday.

NBA: Brooklyn 85, Boston 79

BOSTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Andray Blatche provided 17 points off the bench Sunday to lead Brooklyn over Boston 85-79 in the return of former Celtics Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett.

NBA: Brooklyn 102, Golden State 98

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Kevin Garnett and Joe Johnson came through at the foul line in the final nine seconds Wednesday to preserve Brooklyn's 102-98 victory over Golden State.
Kevin Garnett's vulgar rant forces fan to put 'earmuffs' on his little brother

Kevin Garnett's vulgar rant forces fan to put 'earmuffs' on his little brother

Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Watch a young fan "earmuff" his younger brother when Kevin Garnett starts shouting at the referee.
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NBA: Indiana 106, Brooklyn 79

NEW YORK, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Lance Stephenson and Paul George each pumped in 26 points Monday and the Indiana Pacers rolled over Brooklyn 106-79.

NBA: Brooklyn 104, Boston 96

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Deron Williams came back from an ankle injury to score 25 points Tuesday, igniting the Brooklyn Nets to a 104-96 win over Boston.

NBA: Portland 108, Brooklyn 98

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- LaMarcus Aldridge put in 27 points Monday and streaking Portland rallied from a slow start to notch a seventh straight win, 108-98 over Brooklyn.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 110, Brooklyn 103

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Blake Griffin supplied 30 points and 12 rebounds Saturday and the Los Angeles Clippers recorded a fourth straight win, 110-103 over Brooklyn.

NBA: Brooklyn 101, Miami 100

NEW YORK, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Joe Johnson's two free throws with 4 seconds to go gave Brooklyn a three-point lead Friday and the Nets survived to defeat Miami 101-100.

Brad Stevens named Boston Celtics head coach

BOSTON, July 3 (UPI) -- Former Butler University men's basketball Coach Brad Stevens Wednesday was named coach of the NBA Boston Celtics.

Report: Celtics, Clippers agree on trade for Coach Doc Rivers

BOSTON, June 23 (UPI) -- Boston Celtics Coach Doc Rivers will become the Los Angeles Clippers' new mentor under a deal reached between the teams, ESPN reported Sunday.

Report: Clippers seeking Rivers, Garnett from Celtics in trade

BOSTON, June 15 (UPI) -- Boston Celtics Coach Doc Rivers and forward Kevin Garnett could go to the Los Angeles Clippers in a possible trade, Yahoo! Sports reported Saturday.

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 92, New York 86

NEW YORK, May 1 (UPI) -- Jason Terry and Paul Pierce combined to make nine 3-pointers Wednesday, a long-range effort that kept Boston's season alive with a 92-86 win over New York.

NBA: Boston 97, New York 90 (OT)

BOSTON, April 28 (UPI) -- Jason Terry scored nine of his 18 points in overtime Sunday and the Boston Celtics stayed alive in the post-season with a 97-90 win over New York.

NBA: New York 87, Boston 71

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- New York's Carmelo Anthony pumped in 34 points Tuesday and the Knicks grabbed a 2-0 first-round playoff series lead with an 87-71 victory over Boston.

NBA: Toronto 114, Boston 90

TORONTO, April 18 (UPI) -- DeMar DeRozan poured in 24 points Wednesday in sending Toronto to a 114-90 rout of 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: Miami 109, Boston 101

MIAMI, April 12 (UPI) -- LeBron James led a return to the lineup of Miami's top three players Friday and the Heat celebrated by fighting off Boston 109-101.

NBA: Boston 107, Washington 96

BOSTON, April 7 (UPI) -- Brandon Bass put in 20 points and Paul Pierce added 15 more Sunday, elevating the Boston Celtics to a 107-96 victory over Washington.

Celtics' Garnett may be out 4-5 games

BOSTON, March 25 (UPI) -- Veteran Boston Celtics center Kevin Garnett could be out for as many as five games with a foot injury, Coach Doc Rivers indicated Monday.

NBA: Dallas 104, Boston 94

DALLAS, March 23 (UPI) -- A season-best, 23-point effort from Brandan Wright Friday allowed Dallas to hang on for a 104-94 decision over Boston.

NBA: New Orleans 87, Boston 86

NEW ORLEANS, March 20 (UPI) -- A tip-in by Anthony Davis with three-tenths of a second remaining Wednesday brought New Orleans an 87-86 triumph over Boston.
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