• Tatum's huge effort helps Celtics win 108-95 to force Game 7

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    MILWAUKEE - Jayson Tatum scored 46 points, outdueling Giannis Antetokounmpo and making sure there wouldn't be another Milwaukee Bucks fourth-quarter comeback, and the Boston Celtics beat the defending champions 108-95 on Friday night to force a seventh game in their Eastern Conference semifinal.
    The third straight victory for a road team sets up a winner-take-all game Sunday in Boston. The victor heads to Miami to begin an East finals matchup with the top-seeded Heat on Tuesday.
    Boston showed its grit by bouncing back two nights after blowing a 14-point, fourth-quarter lead in a 110-107...
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  • Clippers overcome Saints' 7-run inning to win fourth straight game in series

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Clippers seem to have the St. Paul Saints' number this week.
    The Clippers beat the Saints for the fourth consecutive time in this six-game series, winning 11-7 on Friday night in front of 7,904 fans at Huntington Park.
    Columbus (22-12) jumped to a quick 7-0 lead with three runs in the first inning and four more in the second. St. Paul (15-17) didn't waste any time getting back in the game, scoring seven runs in the third inning to tie the score 7-7.
    That's where things remained until the Clippers scored two runs in the seventh inning and two more in the eighth...
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