The Celtics opened up a 17-0 lead in the first six minutes of the game and did not look back on Saturday night, steamrolling the Bulls over 48 minutes with a 133-77 victory for their fifth straight win. It was the biggest margin of victory in Celtics history and tied the NBA record for the biggest road win in NBA history.
Daniel Theis had a career-high 22 points filling in for Al Horford (sore knee) in the starting lineup while Jaylen Brown had a team-high 23 points off the bench. Seven different players scored in double figures for Boston as the team shot 53 percent from the field and 51 percent from 3-point range.
Boston goes for six straight wins against the Pelicans at the Garden on Monday night.