Celtics defeat Raptors 116-110, improve to 20-5 on the season
Jayson Tatum poured in 31 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Celtics to their 2nd straight win on this 6 game road trip. Pascal Siakam and the Raptors were a formidable opponent, especially in front of their home crowd and with the Celtics playing this one without Al Horford (2nd game of back-to-back) and Malcom Brogdon (illness). Jayson Tatum and the Celtics though took control of this game in a dominant 3rd quarter.
Tatum's partner in Jay's, Jaylen Brown, finished with a near triple double of 22,8, and 8. Boston improves to an NBA best 20-5 record. The Celtics will now head to Phoenix to face Devin Booker and the Western Conference leading Suns on Wednesday.