Boston Celtics overcame Indiana Pacers with a 101-98 additional time triumph in the first of the home-and-home series between the groups. Jaylen Brown scored 26 points and Jayson Tatum had 24 at the end of the match. The Celtics won for the fourth time in six games meanwhile they handed Indiana their seventh loss of eight matches. Domantas Sabonis, Pacers scoring pioneer held to 11 points but had 23 rebounds this comes days after his professional best 42 points in his last game. Sabonis did hit a triple-double with 10 assists.
With Indiana following behind at 101-98 after Tatum's two tosses with 2.5 seconds left, Robert William denied Indiana's long urgency pass the horn sounded handing disappointment to Pacers. Both the teams are set to meet again in Indiana on Wednesday night.