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Celtics Down Brooklyn 125-119 - Match Report

Jayson Tatum went off for 50 points and added 6 rebounds leading Boston to a 125-119 win over Brooklyn on Friday at TD Garden.

Boston was the ATS victor, as they covered the +7.0-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 227.0 were rewarded at the payout window.

Boston got 23 points from Marcus Smart and another 19 points from Tristan Thompson. Jayson Tatum contributed 7 assists, while Tristan Thompson cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.

Brooklyn got 41 points from James Harden in a losing cause and another 39 points from Kevin Durant. James Harden contributed 10 assists for the Nets, while Kevin Durant had 9 rebounds.

The Celtics hit the break winning 61-57 before taking care of business in the second half.

Boston had a 46-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.