Tag: Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics trainers help Jayson Tatum off the court in Game 3 against the Miami Jeat when he suffered a neck injury, but he’s expected to play in Game 4. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Boston Celtics Game 4 Injury Report: Jayson Tatum, Marcus Smart, RW3

The banged-up Boston Celtics limp into Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat with Marcus Smart (ankle), Jayson Tatum (neck), and Robert Williams III (knee) hoping to play despite getting hit with the injury bug. The Celtics are down 2-1 against the Heat with this series […]

Jayson Tatum from the Boston Celtics defends Jimmy Butler from the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Heat/Celtics Game 3 Scoring Prop Bets: Tatum, Brown, Butler, Herro

Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics has plenty of individual player scoring prop bets including over/under on made 3-pointers. We targeted 3-pointers totals for Grant Williams and Tyler Herro, and scoring prop bets for Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, and Jimmy Butler. The […]

Steph Curry from the Golden State Warriors shoots a corner 3-pointer against the Memphis Grizzlies in the Western Conference Semifinals. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

What’s the Deal with Ridiculous Blowouts in the NBA Playoffs?

The last five games in the NBA playoffs were unwatchable blowouts decided by 25 or more points, including a disappointing Game 7 performance in the Western Conference Semifinals by the Phoenix Suns when the Dallas Mavs dusted them by 33 points in an unwatchable train wreck where the Suns were […]

Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum from the Boston Celtics celebrate a Game 2 victory over the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena. (Image: Garcia Jerome)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Sharpshooting Boston Celtics Crush Miami Heat in Game 2, Tie Series 1-1

The hot-shooting Boston Celtics knocked down 50% of their 3-point shots en route to a dominating 25-point victory against the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. The Celtics evened the series at 1-1. The Eastern Conference finals shift to Boston for the next two games, with […]

Jimmy Butler from the Miami Heat powers through the late by splitting defenders Derricks White (9) and Daniel Theis (27). (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Jimmy Butler Drops 41 Points, Leads Miami Heat to 1-0 Lead in ECF

The Miami Heat took advantage of a short-handed Boston Celtics squad that was missing two starters and that let Jimmy Butler score 41 points in a dominating second-half performance to win Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. The Heat defeated the Celtics 118-107 and now hold a 1-0 series […]

Al Horford (42) and Marcus Smart (36) will not play for the Boston Celtics in Game 1 against the Miami Heat at the start of the Eastern Conference Finals. (Image: Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Al Horford (COVID), Marcus Smart (Foot Sprain) Out for Celtics in Game 1

The Boston Celtics will be shorthanded when the Eastern Conference finals tip off tonight in Miami. Starting center Al Horford tested positive for COVID and entered health and safety protocols, and the Celtics upgraded point guard Marcus Smart from questionable to out for Game 1 versus the Miami Heat. Oddsmakers […]

Kyle Lowry from the Miami Heat will not suit up at the start of the Eastern Conference Finals due to a lingering hamstring injury. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Miami Heat Injury Report: Kyle Lowry (Hamstring) Out Game 1 vs Celtics

The Eastern Conference finals begin tonight, but the Miami Heat won’t have starting point guard Kyle Lowry in the lineup against the Boston Celtics in Game 1 due to a hamstring injury. Backup Gabe Vincent will get the start for the Heat. Lowry initially suffered the hamstring injury in Game […]

Jayson Tatum from the Boston Celtics shushes the crowd at Fiserv Center after he knocks down a 3-pointer in a Game 6 victory against the Milwaukee Bucks. (Image: Dustin B. Aggy)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Celtics Force Game 7, Bucks Blow Chance to Clinch Series in Game 6 Loss

The Boston Celtics went on the road and overcame a hostile crowd to stave off elimination with a huge 108-95 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Thanks to 46 points from Jayson Tatum – the third-highest total in Celtics’ playoff history for an […]

Steph Curry congratulates Draymond Green after the Golden State Warriors defeat the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 4 to take a 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference Semifinals. (Image: Joe Murphy/Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Warriors, Suns, Celtics, Heat are Series Favorites Heading into Game 5

Every series in the conference semifinals has completed four games, and the Golden State Warriors are huge betting favorites at -3000 odds to advance with a 3-1 lead over the Memphis Grizzlies. The other three playoff series are deadlocked at 2-2 with the Phoenix Suns/Dallas Mavericks, Boston Celtics/Milwaukee Bucks, and […]

Al Horford scored a career-high 30 points and inspired a fourth-quarter comeback for the Boston Celtics over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 4 at the Fiserv Center. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Al Horford Inspires Comeback, Celtics Beat Bucks to Even Series at 2-2

Led by veteran big man Al Horford, the Boston Celtics erased a double-digit deficit and outscored the Milwaukee Bucks 43-28 in the fourth quarter to complete a come-from-behind victory and win Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Celtics evened the series at 2-2. The Celtics tied a franchise […]

Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo from the Milwaukee Bucks attacks the paint against the Boston Celtics in Game 3 at the Fiserv Forum. (Image: Jeff Hanisch/USA Today Sports)
2022 NBA Playoffs

NBA High Guys: Greek Freak Smokes Celtics for 42 Points in Game 3 (VIDEO)

The Milwaukee Bucks narrowly won Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals to take a 2-1 series lead against the Boston Celtics thanks to 42 points from Giannis ‘Greek Freak’ Antetokounmpo. The Bucks edged out the Celtics 103-101 in Game 3, and Greek Freak missed a triple-double when he finished […]