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The Celtics took on the Raptors in this one as they tried to get back on track after two losses in a row. Unlikely heroes Semi Ojeleye and Payton Pritchard led Boston to a 120-106 win, with some great ball movement from stars Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. It was a great all-around performance from the C’s, as they played with energy on both ends and killed the Raptors from behind the arc in order to secure the win.
While it was announced that Brown has been dealing with some tendinitis in his knee, he remained available for Boston. However, to go along with Marcus Smart and Romeo Langford, it was announced that Robert Williams would miss this game due to soreness in his left hip. As for Toronto, their only major loss for this game was OG Anunoby, who was out with a calf injury.
This was one of the weirdest Celtics games in a long time, starting with the fact that Ojeleye got the start. The game began with Tatum and combining for eight first quarter, with Ojeleye and Pritchard, of all people, leading the team in… (CLICK THE BANNER BELOW TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE)