Celtics

Final: Celtics 109, Grizzlies 98

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The Celtics were due for a blowout and they finally got one after 24 minutes of domination in the first half against the Grizzlies. Kyrie Irving scored 21 of his 25 points in the first half and the Celtics led by as many as 28 points before intermission before cruising to a 109-98 win.

It was the third straight win for the Celtics since returning from the All-Star break and it featured another big night from Boston's reserves. Seven players combined to score 52 points off the pine, leading a balanced night for the hosts which included give players in double figures.