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Celtics Improve To 2-0 In Preseason Play With Thrilling 113-111 Win Over Raptors

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The Boston Celtics improved to 2-0 in the preseason after a tightly contested 113-111 over the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night.

Celtics forward Jayson Tatum was strong for the Celtics in tonight’s game, leading all Celtics scorers by notching 20 points on 6-for-15 shooting and went 3-for-10 from behind the arch. Another catalyst in the Celtics win over the Raptors was forward Al Horford, as Horford finished with 16 points, shooting 6-9 from the field, and went 4-4 from behind the arch.

The C’s played with great effort and energy on the floor, displaying great ball movement, as they notched 29 assists as a team. The Celtics were up as many as nine points in the fourth quarter, with five minutes to play in the fourth quarter.

In the final minutes, a pair of free throws by Juancho Hernangomez would give the C’s a two-point lead, with 7.4 seconds remaining. The Celtics then held a great defensive stop to secure the win.

The Celtics will look to improve to 3-0 in the preseason on Wednesday night against the Magic at 7:00 p.m. EST.

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