Boston Celtics’ Brad Stevens to Jayson Tatum after NBA Finals

Boston Celtics' Brad Stevens to Jayson Tatum after NBA Finals

11:38 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN After Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum had a rough NBA Finals, Brad Stevens had a simple message for his team’s franchise player. “I just told him to go on vacation,” Stevens, Boston’s president of basketball operations, said with a smile during a videoconference call with reporters after Boston’s season ended … Read more

The 2021-22 NBA season as told by #NBATwitter

The 2021-22 NBA season as told by #NBATwitter

8:44 AM ET Tory BarronESPNEditor Close Tory Barron is a Bristol-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. After retiring from playing lacrosse at UConn, the DC native decided to try her hand at writing about people playing sports. By now you know the Golden State Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics to win the NBA Finals in … Read more

NBA Finals 2022 – The Boston Celtics have the pieces and experience to avoid a one-and-done label

Boston Celtics hope pain of NBA Finals loss 'propels us forward'

Jun 17, 2022 Tim BontempsESPN BOSTON — With 63 seconds remaining in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka, his team trailing by 11, waved the white flag and replaced all five of his starters. Jayson Tatum, after slowly trudging off the court, exchanged greetings with Boston players and coaches, untucked … Read more

Why the Warriors dominated Celtics in the Finals

Why the Warriors dominated Celtics in the Finals

Andrew Wiggins helped keep Jayson Tatum at bay.Image: Getty Images Sometimes it just feels good to be right. After proclaiming before the NBA Finals started that the Boston Celtics had zero chance against the Golden State Warriors, the Dubs beat the Celtics by double-digits in Game 6 to end the series 4-2. Many across the … Read more

No team makes you want to break a controller like Golden State

No team makes you want to break a controller like Golden State

No stopping Curry.Image: Getty Images There is no team that embodies the feeling of wanting to shut off your Playstation and whip your controller at the wall more than the Warriors. They’re everyone’s favorite team on NBA 2K, who isn’t a Lebron sidekick of courseand it’s really hard trying to contain Steph Curry and Co. … Read more

Young, learning Celtics lose NBA Finals to Warriors, who were ready for the moment

Young, learning Celtics lose NBA Finals to Warriors, who were ready for the moment

BOSTON—The Warriors always knew who they were. The Celtics found themselves so late in the season that it seemed impossible for them to make a championship run. Yet almost five months after they embarked on one of the great turnarounds in NBA history, they were leading the best-of-seven NBA Finals 2-1. But they were exhausted. … Read more

NBA Finals 2022 – Complete news, schedules, stats for Golden State Warriors vs. Boston Celtics

NBA Finals 2022 - Complete news, schedules, stats for Golden State Warriors vs.  Boston Celtics

The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again. Following two consecutive seasons of missing the playoffs, the Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics in six games to win their fourth NBA title since 2014-15. Guard Stephen Curry had 34 points in the 103-90 victory to lead the Warriors on the road after trailing 14-2 within … Read more

Aldridge: The Warriors, like all champions, refuse to leave the stage

Aldridge: The Warriors, like all champions, refuse to leave the stage

BOSTON — Very, very early in the run of “Saturday Night Live,” there was a sketch featuring the late John Belushi as an oblivious guest at Bill Murray and Jane Curtin’s house who didn’t know or care about the increasingly late hour. “Well, we’re glad you could stop by,” a yawning Murray says to Belushi, … Read more

After good rise, Tatum, Celtics fall flat late in NBA Finals

After good rise, Tatum, Celtics fall flat late in NBA Finals

BOSTON (AP) — When Jayson Tatum made consecutive baskets to cap a game-opening Boston blitz, TD Garden was at its absolute loudest. It sure got quiet in a hurry. So did Tatum. After climbing back to the top of the Eastern Conference, the Celtics fell flat in the latter stages of the NBA Finals. The … Read more