With a great collective production the Celtics categorically beat one of the candidates in the East.
Boston crushed Toronto this Friday with a performance that puts Brad Stevens’ men in a great place for the Playoffs of the NBA starting shortly. The Celtics they beat a team that had not lost in the Disney bubble 122-100.
The greens were too much for the Raptors after another couple performance at the Walt Disney World Resort. Jaylen Brown led with 20 points, but Boston saw seven players in double digits, dishing out the scoring masterfully.
Jayson Tatum (18 points) and Kemba Walker (17) contributed theirs for the Celtics to improve their record to 46-23 and claim third place in the East. Toronto, second at 49-19, struggled in the loss, with Fred VanVleet hitting four of 14 shots from the field for his 13 points while Nick Nurse’s men went with a meager 26% shooting on 3s.
The victory for Stevens’ men, in the way it came about, so categorically and dominatingly, worries the Canadians as they will surely meet in the conference semifinals if they both make it through the first round. With defense, team play and great attitude, Boston is excited.
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