Sporting Alert – Milwaukee Bucks, picked up a big win without their most valuable player. Giannis Antetokunmpo missed the game.
TORONTO, Sporting Alert – Jaylen Brown scored 30 points and Kemba Walker added 22 and the Boston Celtics beat the Toronto Raptors 118-102 in the first game on the Christmas Day schedule on Wednesday.
SHANGHAI, Sporting Alert — Spencer Dinwiddie scored 20 points and six Brooklyn players scored in double figures as the Nets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 114-111 in a preseason game on Thursday.
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sporting Alert – Kevin Love played 15 minutes and scored two points, but the Cleveland Cavaliers easily defeated Buenos Aires San Lorenzo in their preseason opener on Monday.
PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid scored 37 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and the new-look Philadelphia 76ers pounded LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers 143-120 on Sunday.
WASHINGTON — Kemba Walker scored 47 points but it wasn’t enough to prevent the Charlotte Hornets from losing 130-126 to the Washington Wizards on Saturday.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had a double-double and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 109-95 at Madison Square Garden on Christmas Day.
BOSTON — Watch video highlights from the Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the hosts Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers at TD Garden on Sunday. Celtics completely dominated the Cavaliers in a 108-83 win at home.
Al Horford scored the go-ahead basket in overtime and the Boston Celtics held off the Philadelphia 76ers 101-98 to win Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semi-final on Saturday night. Jayson Tatum had a game-high 24 points for Boston, which is one win away from advancing to the conference final.
Russell Westbrook notched his ninth triple-double, Steven Adams grabbed a double-double and Paul George won on his first visit back to the Pacers after the Thunder won 100-95.
PHILADEPHIA, Sporting Alert – Brandon Ingram scored 21 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in the closing seconds and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a five-game skid with a 107-104 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night.
DALLAS, Sporting Alert – Kyrie Irving scored 47 points and the Boston Celtics rallied from another double-digit deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 110-102 in overtime for their 16th straight win on Monday night.