BSJ Game Report: Celtics 112, Grizzlies 103: Huge second half rally produces win

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Everything you need to know about the Celtics beating the Grizzlies 112-103 in BSJ Quickie Form

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Celtics rally from 19 down in final 20 minutes: After getting roasted by the Rockets on Thursday night, the Celtics were staring at a 0-2 start to their road trip after spotting the Grizzlies a 19-point lead four minutes into the third quarter. Memphis (38 points in the second quarter) was doing whatever they wanted offensively with Mike Conley (26 points) and Marc Gasol (15 points, 10 assists) setting the table early. The visitors started to show some fight on the defensive end and found their rhythm on offense, keying a 57-29 run over the final 20 minutes to close out an impressive road win, their second-biggest rally of the year. Kyrie Irving (26 points, 12 assists) posted a double-double in his third straight game while Marcus Morris was huge with 22 points in 33 minutes. Al Horford chipped in with 18 points in just 23 minutes as the C’s rode a hot shooting night from 3 (44 percent) to the big win.

Stevens goes with the old guard in crunch time: With a myriad of wings playing well in midst of the comeback, Brad Stevens had a number of options at his disposal for a tie game in crunch time. He opted to go with