Celtics

Final: Celtics 105, Nuggets 87 (4th)- Celtics catch fire, Nuggets quit late

WHO: Celtics (27-26) vs. Timberwolves (13-39)
WHEN: 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Ball Arena
RADIO: 98.5 The Sports Hub
TV: NBC Sports Boston, NBA TV

STARTING LINEUPS

Celtics
G: Kemba Walker
G: Marcus Smart
SF: Jayson Tatum
PF: Jaylen Brown
C: Robert Williams, III

Nuggets
G: Facundo Campazzo
G: Will Barton
SF: Michael Porter Jr.
PF: Aaron Gordon
C: Nikola Jokic

LIVE COVERAGE

Fourth quarter

  • The Celtics took their first lead of the game on Romeo Langford free throws. They followed a brilliant drive by Walker and finish at the rim
  • The Celtics are on a 20-1 run after another foul that gave Tatum 3 free throws. Their lead is up to 5
  • Jayson Tatum is catching fire. He just drilled a 3 (a rare occurrence in this game) to put Boston up 8. He's up to 24 points in the game
  • Tatum scored Boston's next 10 points after checking in at the 9:55 mark
  • Denver has completely fallen apart. Boston is on a 31-3 run

Third quarter