Kyrie Irving leads the Brooklyn Nets with 37 points Kevin Durant added 29 and Caris LeVert came off the bench to chipped in 10 as the Brooklyn Nets blew out the Boston Celtics 123-95 at the T D Garden in Boston.
The Celtics led most of the first half and went into the half time with a three point lead. However, Kevin Durant came out the locker room on fire and helped his team grab the lead for good. Kyrie Irving made Nets history by scoring the most points in a Christmas day in Nets history. His 37 points topped Michael Ray Richardson 36 points (record), which was established in 1984.
Jaylen Brown led his team with 27 points and Jayson Tatum added 20, for an Boston Celtic team who now falls to 1-1.
Catch up with Post You May Have Missed
- Jazz star Mitchell placed in concussion protocolJazz guard Donovan Mitchell has been placed in the concussion protocol, with the team saying it was unclear when he suffered the injury.
- NBA analyst Sekou Smith dies due to COVID-19Sekou Smith, a longtime reporter and television analyst who was beloved within the basketball world, died Tuesday after a battle with COVID-19.
- Ignite in spotlight as G League sets scheduleThe NBA G League regular season begins Feb. 10 and runs through March 6, and it will consist of a total of 135 games played inside the "bubble" near Orlando, Florida.