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Celtics Wrap: Second-Half Surge Powers Boston To Opening Night Win Over 76ers

1 month ago   |   By NESN

The Boston Celtics kicked off their 2018-19 NBA season on a high note.
After both the C's and the Philadelphia 76ers struggled throughout the first half, Boston pulled away in the final two quarters to earn a 105-87 win at TD Garden.
Jayson Tatum had the big night for the green, posting a team-high 23 points. Marcus Morris , Jaylen Brown , Terry Rozier and Gordon Hayward also scored in double figures for the home team.
Philadelphia's stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons impressed, but it wasn't enough to earn a road win.
Here's how it all went down:
STARTING FIVE
PG: Kyrie Irving
SG: Jaylen...
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76ers vs. Celtics score, live updates, stats: NBA season opens with sloppy Boston vs. Philadelphia contest

1 month ago   |   By CBSSports

The NBA season has started with a fiercely contested game between the 76ers and Celtics
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Anaheim Ducks vs. New York Islanders - 10/17/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The New York Islanders and Anaheim Ducks meet Wednesday in NHL action at the Honda Center.
The New York Islanders look for their second road victory of the season to build on their 2-2-0 start. The New York Islanders are averaging 2.8 goals per game and are scoring on 25 percent of their power play opportunities. Valtteri Filppula leads New York with two goals, Mathew Barzal has four assists and Josh Bailey has six shots on goal. Defensively, the New York Islanders are allowing 2.5 goals per game and are killing 80 percent of their opponents power plays. Robin Lehner has given up four...
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76ers vs. Celtics score: Live updates, results, game stats, highlights, full coverage of NBA season opener

1 month ago   |   By CBSSports

Everything you need to know to gear up for the NBA's opening night featuring 76ers-Celtics
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Celtics vs. 76ers: Live updates, highlights as East powers collide on opening night

Celtics vs. 76ers: Live updates, highlights as East powers collide on opening night

1 month ago   |   By Sporting News

The 2018-19 NBA season - and the battle for the Eastern Conference throne - kicks off Tuesday night in Boston. Follow along here for live updates from Celtics vs. 76ers.
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Montreal Canadiens vs. St. Louis Blues - 10/17/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

Wednesday NHL action pits the St. Louis Blues against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre.
The St. Louis Blues look to end their slow start which has produced one win in five contests following a 3-2 loss to Anaheim on Sunday. St. Louis scored twice in the second period off the sticks of Alexander Steen and Tyler Bozak on the power play with Chad Johnson unable to protect a 2-1 lead with three goals allowed on 31 shots.
The Ducks received a first period tally from Jakob Silfverberg with Ben Street and Andrew Cogliano lighting the lamp in the third. Hampus Lindholm added a pair of...
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Calgary Flames vs. Boston Bruins - 10/17/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The Boston Bruins and the Calgary Flames meet in NHL action from Scotiabank Saddledome on Wednesday night.
The Boston Bruins come into this game looking to build on their 4 game winning streak after an 8-2 rout of the Detroit Red Wings in their last outing. The B's jumped out to a 4-0 lead thanks to a pair of goals from David Pastrnak, Charlie McCoy and Jake DeBrusk before Pastrnak completed his hat trick in the 3rd period. DeBrusk also added a 2nd marker while Anders Bjork and Sean Kuraly each had goals as well to round out Boston's offense in the winning effort. Tuukka Rask got the win...
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Brad Stevens Has Simple Message For Gordon Hayward Ahead Of Star's Return

1 month ago   |   By NESN

BOSTON, Mass. - Tuesday night will be an emotional one for Gordon Hayward.
The veteran forward will start for the Boston Celtics in their Opening Night clash against the Philadelphia 76ers at TD Garden, which will mark his first regular-season game action since he suffered a gruesome lower-leg injury in last season's opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
But if you thought Brad Stevens had a spine-tingling pregame speech for Hayward ahead of his return, think again. Prior to tip-off, the Celtics head coach revealed what he planned on saying to Hayward before the game, and it's very...
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NBA opening-night betting report: Public has clear side in 76ers-Celtics

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

The 2018-19 NBA season tips off Tuesday with two marquee matchups. Will Bernanke, the lead analyst at CG Analytics in Las Vegas, offered some feedback to theScore as to how bettors are lining up. Philadelphia 76ers at Boston Celtics Opening odds : Celtics -5 / 208.5 Current odds : Celtics -5 / 210.5 Tuesday's opener between the 76ers and Celtics marks a rematch from last postseason when Boston took the second-round series over Philly in five games. The Celtics did so without both Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward, who combined to play in just 61 games a season ago. The Celtics and 76ers...
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76ers vs. Celtics odds, line: NBA picks, predictions for Opening Night from red-hot expert who's 23-9

1 month ago   |   By CBSSports

Galin Dragiev has his finger on the pulse of the 76ers and Celtics
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