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The hot-hot Boston Celtics earned their eighth straight win by virtue of a 126-101 avenue victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night time.
No matter lacking Marcus Tidy (ankle), Malcolm Brogdon (hamstring) and Robert Williams III (knee), the Celtics shot 54.5 percent from the sphere and 21-of-46 from three-level fluctuate. They’d more than twice as many assists (29) as turnovers (14). Seven players scored at least 14 points, with Jaylen Brown pacing the team with 22.
The Celtics’ efficiency is more spectacular when brooding about that smartly-known individual Jayson Tatum struggled from the sphere (6-of-19) en route to his 19 points, though he did make with a starter-high plus-28 ranking. However the Hawks had no reply for the Celtics protection, which held Atlanta to 7-of-32 three-level taking pictures.
Boston also had masses of unsung heroes on a deep roster that had no say against a Hawks team that used to be third in the Jap Convention coming into Wednesday.
Derrick White entered the initiating lineup and dropped 16 points and 10 assists. Grant Williams scored 18 points.
Reserves Sam Hauser and Luke Kornet each scored 15 points and mixed to shoot 12-of-13, with the outmoded participant hitting all however one of his six three-pointers. The Celtics also outscored the Hawks by 35 with Hauser on the ground. Payton Pritchard added 14 more points off the bench too.
Overall, Boston delivered a masterpiece, and Twitter identified the team’s efforts with a highlight on its deep and talented roster.
Invoice Simmons @BillSimmons
Deepest Celtics team of my lifetime. I’m having a correct time this season!
Jason Romano @JasonRomano
Boston Celtics domination. Adore this team. Subsequent man up and each person contributes. 🍀
Jackson Frank @jackfrank_jjf
Celtics are appropriate a total masterclass in team-building since Stevens took over. What a ridiculously correct roster. Lacking 4 rotation players, in conjunction with 3 of their prime 7, and gentle rampaging by device of a correct team on the avenue.
Amina Smith @aminajadeTV
Tatum and Brown are appropriate a mixed 10-29 FG. The system the characteristic players and bench are stepping up tonight to clutch the Celtics up is ASTOUNDING. This team is deep….and this also — all with out Exhaust. #bleedgreen
The Bucks admire lost to the Hawks twice this season
The Boston Celtics are beating them by 20 in the fourth
-No Marcus Tidy or Timelord
-Neither of the celebs scored more than 25 pic.twitter.com/co6tbUq8Cs
Jay King @ByJayKing
The Celtics are lacking their two level guards. Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown are a mixed 6 for 17 from the sphere. As a team, they’re gentle scoring 122.6 points per 100 possessions prior to now tonight, per @cleantheglass. This offense has been relentless.
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Unselfish ball circulate makes my heart shriek 😍😍😍
The Celtics would possibly maybe maybe be the deepest team in the league this season.
Stephen St🏀ne @StephenRStone
The Hawks are a correct team. The Nuggets are a correct team. The Grizzlies are a correct team. It merely doesn’t matter. The Celtics are appropriate better
Marc D’Amico @Marc_DAmico
The Celtics are so correct.
The Celtics will gaze their ninth straight win when they consult with the Fresh Orleans Pelicans on Friday.