The J's Lead the Way as the Celtics Move to 20-0 at Home
The Boston Celtics defeated the San Antonio Spurs 117-98 Wednesday night at TD Garden. Tonight's win takes the Celtics home record to 20-0 on the season, further extending their franchise record for most home wins in a row to open a campaign.
The Celtics built the lead to 25 points by halftime and were able to coast the rest of the way, winning by a comfortable margin.
While Kristaps Porzingis and Derrick White were unable to go tonight, the other 3 usual starters stepped up in their absence.
Jrue Holiday, Jaylen Brown, and Jayson Tatum combined for 67 points in the game, with all 3 scoring at least 21. Jrue matched his season-high for the 2nd straight game, continuing his strong stretch of play with another awesome outside shooting night (6/7 3PT).
The Celtic defense held consecutive opponents under 100 points, showing their defensive prowess once again.