Celtics pull off massive comeback over Suns in overtime, 116-109
The Boston Celtics came back from a 22-point deficit to beat the Suns in Phoenix, 116-109. Kyrie Irving had a monster performance late as he took over the game posting 39 points, 6 assists, and 7 rebounds to help overcome a huge Suns lead. Jaylen Brown had 17 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists in his start and Marcus Morris went for 17 points, 8 rebounds, and a huge shot to send the game into overtime.
Devin Booker matched Irving's scoring with 38 points of his own, as well as 9 assists, and T.J. Warren had 29 points and 7 rebounds for the Suns in an effort that ultimately fell short.
The C's got roasted in the 1st quarter as the Suns came out swinging early and posted a massive advantage as they posted 30 in the first frame:
It’s All About 18 …
18 missed shots
Celtics trailed by as much as 18
The Celtics managed to cut the deficit to 1 point with 7.3 on the clock in the 4th quarter, and after two made free-throws from the Suns they found themselves with a chance to tie the game with 6.1 seconds remaining...AND Marcus Morris nailed an open three off a feed from Kyrie to the send the game into overtime!