Celtics are streaking! Boston defeats Thunder 111 to 94
The game started out ugly with the Thunder’s Luguentz Dort scoring the game's first 8 points. Boston looked like it left its shooting in Milwaukee. But by the end of quarter 1, Boston had cut the deficit to 4. The two teams matched each other the next two quarters, but then the Celtics did what you're supposed to do against a hungry young team in quarter 4; They squashed their dreams. Boston outscored the Thunder by 21 points in the final quarter to secure the win.
Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown led all scorers with 27 and 25 points apiece. Robert Williams in his second straight start finished with 9 points and 14 rebounds. Carsen Edwards and Payton Pritchard each added a dozen points off the bench, while newcomer Luke Kornet had himself a debut for the Celtics, highlighted by two big 3-pointers.