The Boston Celtics were able to grind out a win against the Warriors Tuesday night with a final score of 111-107. Jayson Tatum led the way for the C’s with 27 points, 9 rebounds, and 3 assists. Steph Curry topped the stat sheet for Golden State with a game-high 38 points, along with 11 rebounds and 8 assists.
The C’s struggled early ended the 1st quarter down 11 by a score of 35-24. However, in the 2nd quarter, the offense woke up outscoring Golden State by a score of 28-17. In terms of secondary scoring Grant Williams had a nice night scoring twelve off the bench. Boston SG Jaylen Brown remains consistent notching a double-double. He ended the night totaling 18 points and 10 rebounds. Overall, this a great win for the Celtics to have after dropping 5 out of their last 7 games, and hard earned wins like these can make a big difference in the final turnout of the standings.
The shorthanded Warriors took a tough loss to Boston on Tuesday night. Golden State was without their rookie center James Wiseman. Although they couldn’t pull out a win there were definitely some bright spots. Golden State’s star point guard had his best game of the season thus far. He tallied 38 points, 11 rebounds, and 8 assists. He shot exactly 50% from beyond the (7-14). Warriors G/F Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 12 points complimenting Curry’s great night. Also, Oubre had a highlight flush over Boston big man Daniel Theis. As a team, the Warriors competed pretty well. They kept the score locked at 52 and the end of the first half, but couldn’t close out the game late.
Celtics: @ Kings Tonight at 10:00 PM EST
Warriors: @ Mavericks Tonight at 7:30 PM EST