The Boston Celtics tore apart the Nets this Wednesday, and already add their tenth consecutive victory against Brooklyn. At the TD Garden there was an authentic basketball exhibition, where after the first quarter the Celtics were already winning 46-16. Those from Boston finished the match with 57.6% shooting from the field and 48.1% from three-pointers (26 of 54).
The most outstanding players for the local team were Jayson Tatum (31 points and 9 rebounds) and Jaylen Brown (26 points). For the Nets, former Celtics player Kyire Irving was the best on his team with 20 points.
The Memphis Grizzlies for their part fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 112-122. At FedExForum there was an exciting point guard duel between Damian Lillard (42 points, 8 rebounds and 10 assists) and Ja Morant (32 points, 9 rebounds and 12 assists), who finally won the one for the Blazers.
The Spanish Santi Aldama stood out with 10 points and 2 rebounds in a Grizzlies who let the victory escape with a devastating 7-22 partial for the Blazers in the last five minutes.
In the other games of the day, the Atlanta Hawks crushed the Suns in Phoenix 100-132. The locals came to lose 43 points and only scored 4 of 28 triples against the extraordinary 19 of 33 of their rivals.
The Minnesota Timberwolves, who trailed by 14 points at the beginning of the fourth quarter, came back admirably to score a prestigious victory (119-114) and in overtime against Stephen Curry's Golden State Warriors. The San Francisco star scored 29 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Sixers, for their part, achieved a victory against the Orlando Magic (105-94) thanks to the performance of their two stars: Joel Embiid (28 points and 11 rebounds) and James Harden (26 points, 9 rebounds and 10 assists).
With 34 points (15 of 20 shooting) and 11 rebounds from a great Domantas Sabonis, the Sacramento Kings beat some San Antonio Spurs adrift 109-119 with seven straight losses.
The Houston Rockets, bottom of the Western Conference, added their third victory in five games beating the Oklahoma City Thunder (112-106). The Spanish Usman Garuba did not have minutes in the Rockets.
Juancho Hernangómez also did not play in the game between the Utah Jazz and the Toronto Raptors, where the Utahs achieved a tight 131-128 victory.
The match between the Pistons and the Wizars had to be postponed due to bad weather conditions.