Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid dominated the Celtics to the tune of 42 points, including going 17-of-21 from the free throw line, a stat that Boston's Marcus Smart wasn't happy with.
— Joel Embiid had 42 points and 10 rebounds and Tobias Harris scored 22 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 117-109 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
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In an annual tradition, Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Kevin Arnovitz discuss some of the league's statistical anomalies and whether they'll hold up. Will Paul George's hot shooting continue? How unreal are Nikola Jokic's passing numbers? Can Trae Young shake his cold spell? All that and more in the small sample theater.
— Julius Randle scored 20 points with 12 rebounds and RJ Barrett had 19 and 11 on Sunday to help the New York Knicks snap a five-game losing streak and beat the Boston Celtics 105-75.
Even though they were blown out by the Knicks on Sunday, the Celtics will happily take Sunday's ugly outcome if star point guard Kemba Walker continues to feel as good moving forward as he did after making his season debut.
— Jaylen Brown had 21 points and eight assists, Semi Ojeleye added 18 points and the Boston Celtics rolled to an 124-97 win over the Orlando Magic on Friday night in their return to action following an virus-related week-long hiatus.
The Boston Celtics expect to return to game action on Friday against the Orlando Magic after a weeklong hiatus because of coronavirus-related issues.
The Celtics' game against the Magic slated for Wednesday has been postponed.
The NBA has announced Monday's Pelicans-Mavs game and Tuesday's Celtics-Bulls game have been postponed because of COVID-19 issues.
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As COVID-19 continues to impact teams around the league, Brian Windhorst, Royce Young and Tim Bontemps discuss how the NBA will move forward. Plus, the crew also dives into Russell Westbrook's rough start in Washington and LaMelo Ball's ceiling.
Sunday night's game between the Celtics and Heat in Boston was postponed by the NBA because Miami does not have the minimum eight players available because of ongoing contact tracing.
In one weekend, the Sixers competed with just seven players and Heat-Celtics was postponed. And they weren't the first teams impacted.
Sunday’s game between Boston and Miami was postponed because of contact tracing concerns within the Heat, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.