BSJ Game Report: Celtics 118, Pistons 110 – Hayward heating up as C’s finish strong before break

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Everything you need to know about the Celtics' win over the Pistons in quickie form with BSJ insight and analysis.



What a difference two games make: Less than a week ago, the Celtics looked like they were in disarray after blowing huge leads in home losses to two poor teams in the Lakers and Clippers. They were falling in the standings, and Marcus Morris was ripping his teammates. Gordon Hayward looked forever lost. Now, after back-to-back wins over the Sixers and Pistons? All seems right in Green Land. The Celtics are now, thanks to the Pacers' loss to the Bucks, just one game behind Indiana for third in the East. They look like they're having fun, and Hayward is actually playing well. The feeling around the team, heading into the All-Star break, seems much better. We'll have to see if they pick up there when they return with a huge game against at the Bucks.

Hayward starts stacking success: