“We were gassed from last night. I thought both teams were dead in the fourth quarter, but our guys kept fighting.”
Tatum who didn’t play in that game because of an illness, gave the Celtics a much-needed clutch performance. The second-year guard has scored in double figures in 33 straight games and hasn’t missed a game in his career. Porter, who forgot to put on his entire uniform before the game, rushed to the scorer’s table as the game began and entered at the first stoppage. Walker scored 21 points Tuesday after missing five games with a knee injury.