Isaiah Thomas scored game-high 35 points to go with five rebounds and four assists but the Celtics couldn't catch the Hawks and lost their second game in a row. Thomas got himself another 30+ points night and made some big shots as always. However, it wasn't enough as Boston's attempt to comeback fall short against the home team.
Jae Crowder went for 24 points on 9/14 shooting, including scoring 11 points just in the second quarter alone. Crowder hit four 3-pointers on the night and it seems the elbow did not bother him at all which is a good sign before the start of the playoffs.
Marcus Smart made the history on Thrusday: he became the first player in NBA history to get at least seven assists, six steals, five threes and two blocks in one game! Smart led the comeback attempt with his fierce play, not only on the defensive end of the floor but on the offense as well, hitting five 3-pointers to finish with 18 points. That's a great way of getting out of a slamp and let's hope Marcus can build off of this performance and transform into a "Playoff Marcus" in time!
Avery Bradley is still looking for his shot after missing some time with injury as he hit only one of eight 3-point attempts against the Hawks. He did finish the game with solid 17 points, including the dunk of the night: a poster throw-down on Kent Bazemore that hopefully will help A.B. to get some confidence right before the most important stretch of the season.
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