BOSTON – – Jayson Tatum had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the Boston Celtics won their fourth straight game, outlasting the short-handed Toronto Raptors 132-125 on Thursday night.
Jaylen Brown added 21 points and seven rebounds, and Kemba Walker finished with 15 points. Norman Powell finished with 25 points and Terence Davis added 22.
Despite the loss, Powell liked the progress the team made following Wednesday’s lopsided loss to Detroit.
“It don’t get no better than that.” – Tatum on getting to play in the All-Star Game alongside Bradley Beal, a close friend, who also grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, and attended the same high school as Tatum.