The Kentucky product put up 20 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists with 1 foul and 6 turnovers in a little under 45 minutes of playing time in the losing effort by Boston.
Caris LeVert’s 48 points are a franchise record for points scored in Boston and the second-most points a Net has ever tallied against the Celtics.
– Alex Schiffer March 4, 2020
It is also on this day in 1979 that the Celtics saw New Jersey Nets shooting guard Mike Newlin hang 52 points on the Celtics, tied for the sixth-most points any player has scored in a game against Boston.
Dec 16, 1979: Mike Newlin of the Nets scored 52 points in a 115-112 loss to the Celtics.