The Celtics have been ready for the Raptors on Wednesday.
Boston took Toronto on for the third time this season and claimed a 117-108 victory in TD Garden. The Celtics in the meanwhile are 2-1 in opposition to the Raptors in 2018-19.
Kyrie Irving dominated down the stretch to help seal the game for Boston. He led the Celtics with 27 elements and 18 assists on 11-of-19 taking photos. Al Horford was correct behind him, totaling 24 elements on the evening time.
Although the Raptors misplaced, Kawhi Leonard constructed on his success in opposition to the Celtics by eclipsing 30 elements in opposition to them for the third time this season. Leonard accomplished with a game-high 33 elements on 10-of-19 taking photos.
Boston improved to 26-18 whereas Toronto dropped to 33-13.
Studs of the Night
James Harden scorched the Nets, scoring 58 elements and totaling 10 assists in a 145-142 overtime loss.
Blake Griffin scored 30 elements in the Pistons’ 120-115 overtime win in opposition to the Magic.
Giannis Antetokounmpo racked up 27 elements and 11 rebounds on 14 photos to help the Bucks beat the Grizzlies 111-101.
Warriors star Stephen Curry tallied 41 elements and knocked down 9 3-pointers in his crew’s 147-140 win over the Pelicans.
Dud of the Night
Harrison Barnes scored 11 elements on 4-of-18 taking photos as a result of the Mavericks fell transient to the Spurs, 105-101.
JaMychal Green set the tone for the Grizzlies by slamming this thunderous dunk on Ersan Ilyasova.
Pascal Siakam confirmed off his play making capability with this suave spin and go beneath the basket.
Siakam with the spin and wraparound dish!#WeTheNorth 90#CUsRise 89
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Lakers (24-21) at Thunder (26-17) 9:30 p.m. ET — Los Angeles made a few modifications to its starting lineup and secured a win in opposition to the Bulls on Tuesday whereas Oklahoma City is recovering from a shocking 142-126 loss by the arms of the Hawks. The Lakers nonetheless don’t have LeBron James, so having fun with one among many Western Conference’s most dominant teams generally is a examine.