Celtics guard Jaylen Brown was strong in his first game back from his wrist injury, as he led all Celtics scores by notching 26 points on 8-for-16 shooting and went 4-for-12 behind the arch. Another catalyst in the Celtics win over the Magic was Forward Jayson Tatum, as Tatum finished with 18 points, shooting 6-for-16 from the field, and just 1-for-4 from behind the arch.
The C’s played with great effort and energy on the floor, C’s displaying great ball movement, as they notched 19 assist as a team. The Celtics were trailing in the fourth quarter as much as nine. with four minutes to go the Celtics fueled an 11-2 run cutting the Magic lead to one.
In the final minutes, an interception by Romeo Langford led to a chance for the game-winner. With 14.2 seconds left, Langford drilled a go-ahead three-pointer to give the Celtics the lead and secure the victory.
The Celtics will look to improve to 2-0 in the preseason on Saturday night against the Raptors at 7:00 p.m. EST.
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