BOSTON – – Jaylen Brown scored 34 points, including a career-high 10 3-pointers, and Jayson Tatum added 23 on Sunday to help the Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Magic 112-96 and snap a three-game losing streak. The Magic cut a 23-point, third-quarter deficit to 91-83 early in the fourth before Boston scored 12 of the next 16 points – including a pair of 3-pointers by Brown. “We’ve seen what they do when their backs are against the wall. We know that they compete. There’s never been a question of that.”
The Magic led by as many as five points in the first quarter and held a 40-37 lead with seven minutes left in the second before Brown made a pair of 3-pointers to spark an 11-2 run. James Ennis scored a season-high 18 points in 21 minutes off the bench in his first game in almost a month.