The Boston Celtics defeated the Orlando Magic 124-97. This win improves the Celtics to 8-3 on the season and puts them in good position on top of the eastern conference standings. This was a good win for the Celtics with their last game was more than a week ago due to COVID protocols. Now they’re on a winning streak sits a 5 games.
It was an all around performance by the Celtics shooting 51.1% from 3 and shot 40.5 percent from the field. While the magic shot 40.4 percent and just shot 25.0 from beyond the arc. The Celtics next 3 games are vs Knicks and a home and home series with the Sixers.
The Celtics had 5 guys score in double figures including Jaylen brown with 21, Jeff Teague with 17, Marcus smart with 14, Semi Ojeleye with 18 and Payton Pritchard with 16. Once again Payton Prichard continues to fill that point guard role with Kemba Walker out. Semi Ojeleye continues to impress with 18 points off the bench.
Overall this was a great performance by the Celtics as they took control of the entire game although missing a few key players. Many of the them stepped up in a big way tonight. Anything the Celtics wanted they could get on offense just an all around great effort.