He became the first player in Celtics history to record three games with 50 or more points in the regular season. Tatum shares the franchise record for points in a game with Larry Bird after scoring 60 in an overtime game against San Antonio on April 30.
Sunday’s win prevented Boston from a full-on skid after it dropped its prior two games. Jaylen Brown pumped in 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Grant Williams added 10 points and seven boards off the bench for the Celtics.
With a floater for his 16th point of the night, Barnes became one of just 55 active players to reach 10,000 career points.