Tatum helped Celtics win 116-87 away at the Wizards; James scores game-high 33 points in a narrow Lakers loss in Miami; Magic win for the first time in 10 at home matches with victory against Bulls; Warriors hold on for narrow win against Jazz.
Boston Celtic 116-87 Washington Wizards
Tatum snapped out of a 3-point shooting slump with a flourish, hitting 9 of 14 from distance en route to a season-high 51 points, and the Boston Celtics cruised past the Washington Wizards 116-87 Sunday in Washington DC.
atum came into Sunday’s matchup having missed his previous 20 3-point attempts and going 0-for in each of Boston’s previous three games. But he hit his first four attempts against the Wizards and went six of seven in the first half – the last of which came just seconds before halftime.
Sunday marked the fifth 50-point-plus game of Tatum’s career. He also grabbed 10 rebounds and dished seven assists, while teammate Jaylen Brown finished with 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Boston Celtics 116-87 Washington Wizards
LA Clippers 102-110 New York Knicks
LA Lakers 107-113 Miami Heat
Atlanta Hawks 113-91 Charlotte Hornets
Chicago Bulls 95-114 Orlando Magic
Philadelphia 76ers 115-109 San Antonio Spurs
Memphis Grizzlies 91-104 Dallas Mavericks
Detroit Pistons 111-117 Denver Nuggets
Portland Trail Blazers 114-105 Toronto Raptors
Brooklyn Nets 125-136 Minnesota Timberwolves
Utah Jazz 92-94 Golden State Warriors
Bradley Beal led Washington with 19 points and seven assists, but Beal, Spencer Dinwiddie and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope went 0-for-14 from beyond the arc. Deni Avdija scored 13 points, and Kyle Kuzma