Basketball

Cavaliers, Pacers will be missing key pieces for game

INDIANAPOLIS — Isaiah Thomas and Dwyane Wade were out of the lineup for the Cleveland Cavaliers against Indiana. Thomas has not yet been cleared to play on consecutive nights as he continues to play his way back from an injured right hip. Wade was resting. Two other guards, Iman Shumpert and Derrick Rose, were also […]

Basketball

NBA — Celtics pick up pieces without Gordon Hayward

BOSTON — This was supposed to be a celebration. The Boston Celtics’ home opener on Wednesday night was supposed to be our first glimpse of the team’s two new stars — Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward — together in a regular-season game on the TD Garden floor. But all that got dashed when Hayward landed […]