Celtics

Final: Pacers 108, Celtics 107 — Tatum misses game-winner

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expired on Sunday night as the Celtics blew a winnable game in a 108-107 loss to the Pacers. Tatum had a team-high 25 points and 11 rebounds but settled for a deep 3 late in a one-point game that did not fall on Sunday night, unlike his game-winner against the Bucks.

Domantas Sabonis had a team-high 25 points for the Pacers in the win, including a game-winner in the final 10 seconds on Rob Williams who was surprisingly in the game after a strong performance (12 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals, 2 blocks). However, a blown defensive coverage with 10 seconds remaining on an inbounds to Sabonis allowed the Pacers big man to score the game-winner on a open layup.

Jaylen Brown added 18 points and Payton Pritchard started off the bench with 13 points on a perfect 5-of-5 shooting as the C’s fell to 1-2 on the season. They get a rematch with the Pacers on Tuesday night against an Indiana team that is an undefeated 3-0 on the year.

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