NBA Basketball

Boston Celtics (27-26)


Fri. 10/22 Sun. 10/24 Mon. 10/25 Wed. 10/27 Sat. 10/30
vs. TOR
L 83-115
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@ HOU
W 107-97
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@ CHA
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 PM MST6:00 PM EST3:00 UAE (+1)00:0019:00 ET5:00 PM CT22:00
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vs. WAS
4:30 PM PT5:30 PM MT6:30 PM CT7:30 PM ET23:30 GMT7:30 4:30 PM MST6:30 PM EST3:30 UAE (+1)00:3019:30 ET5:30 PM CT22:30
@ WAS
2:00 PM PT3:00 PM MT4:00 PM CT5:00 PM ET21:00 GMT5:00 2:00 PM MST4:00 PM EST1:00 UAE (+1)22:0017:00 ET3:00 PM CT20:00

Tatum scores 31, Celtics get first win, 107-97 over Houston

HOUSTON (AP) Jayson Tatum had 31 points and nine rebounds and the Boston Celtics avoided their first 0-3 start since the 2013-14 season with a 107-97 win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night.

Tatum, had 20 points in the first half on 8 of 13 shooting. Al Horford finished with 17 points, including 11 in the third quarter, and 10 rebounds.

Following a 115-83 blowout loss to Toronto on Friday, Tatum said he thought the team responded well.

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Leaders
Points: Jaylen Brown27.5
Rebounds: Al Horford10.5
Assists: Dennis Schroder5.7
FG%: Grant Williams70.0%
Steals: Marcus Smart2.33
Blocks: Al Horford3.50
Defense (Rank)
Points: 116.7 (24)
Rebounds: 51.7 (27)
Assists: 23.0 (12)
FG%: 44.6% (14)
FT%: 81.9% (27)
3P%: 36.6% (18)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 108.0 (19)
Rebounds: 47.0 (15)
Assists: 25.0 (10)
FG%: 41.4% (25)
FT%: 75.9% (15)
3P%: 34.1% (20)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L Pct GB
New York 2 1 .667 --
Philadelphia 2 1 .667 --
Toronto 1 2 .333 1.0
Brooklyn 1 2 .333 1.0
Boston 1 2 .333 1.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/19/2021 Jabari Parker Signed as Free Agent
10/18/2021 Brodric Thomas Signed as Free Agent
10/17/2021 Jabari Parker Waived
10/16/2021 Chris Clemons Waived
10/16/2021 Luke Kornet Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
10/24/2021 Jaylen Brown Left Patella Tendinopathy
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