A significant offense may score 130 points on a nice day. This Celtics offense can score 130 points even when its MVP candidate is on the sideline. While Jayson Tatum was sitting out due to a sprained left ankles, his teammates went ahead and made sure Boston's top-ranked offense didn't cut any slack in a 130-121 win over the visiting Washington Wizards.
In an all-round scoring masterpiece, the Celtics shot 55.0 percent from the field, 47.1 percent from 3-point range, and a flawless 26-for-26 from the free-throw line. Seven various Boston ballers scored at least 12 points, led by a season-high 36-point effort from Jaylen Brown.
Brown headed a well-planned attack, scoring eight of Boston’s 35 points in the first quarter, nine of its 37 points in the second frame, and 13 of its 41 points in the third, giving him 30 and the Celtics 113 after just three quarters of action.