BOSTON Josh Richardson scored a season-high 27 points, Jayson Tatum had 25 and the Boston Celtics beat the New York Knicks 114-107 on Saturday night with each team missing six players because of COVID-19 protocols. ”
Evan Fournier, who played with Boston last season, led the Knicks, matching his season-high with 32 points.
Kemba Walker, who played for Boston the last two seasons, started for the Knicks and scored a season-high 29 points before fouling out. The Celtics made it 104-97 on Tatum’s 3-point play with 5:35 to play.