With six teams within 2.5 games of the conference lead, things are getting wild in the East.
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- 12/8L 114-111
- 12/10L 111-90
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- 1/14L 111-99
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Jayson Tatum scored 51 points -- 48 in the first three quarters -- to help the Celtics breeze to a 116-87 victory over the Wizards on Sunday.
— This was quite a way for Jayson Tatum to break out of his shooting slump.
Jayson Tatum's 3-point shooting slump and his team's late-game struggles converged at TD Garden Friday night to send the struggling Celtics to one of their most disappointing losses in a season featuring more than a few to choose from.
— Jusuf Nurkic grabbed an offensive rebound and hit a shot from the lane with 14 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied past the Boston Celtics 109-105 Friday night.
— LaMelo Ball had a triple-double with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 111-102 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
The Denver Nuggets added San Antonio Spurs guard Bryn Forbes in a three-team deal that also involved the Boston Celtics, the teams announced Wednesday.
The Nuggets have crafted another trade for Bol Bol, this time sending him to Boston in a three-team deal in which they acquire Bryn Forbes.
— Jayson Tatum scored 27 points and the Boston Celtics erased an 18-point first-half deficit with a 104-92 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday.
Memphis' franchise-record 11-game winning streak is over, but Ja Morant and the Grizzlies proved they belong among the NBA's elite. See where Grind City and every team stand this week.
— Robert Williams hit a pair of free throws with 9.7 seconds left and the Boston Celtics scored the final eight points to edge the Chicago Bulls 114-112 on Saturday night.
Kevin Pelton evaluates whether aggressive trade deadline moves are necessary for teams such as Boston, Portland, Indianapolis and Sacramento.
— Joel Embiid had 25 points and 13 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers used a dominating start to roll to a 111-99 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.
— Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum packed a punch Wednesday night. Dennis Schroder added his own touch.
— Jaylen Brown scored 26 points and Jayson Tatum had 24, carrying the Boston Celtics to a 101-98 overtime victory over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night in the first of a home-and-home series between the teams.
Golden State's Splash Brothers are whole again, while Luka and the Mavs are climbing the standings. Where do all 30 teams stand this week?
Jaylen Brown shot down the idea he and Jayson Tatum can't have an effective long-term partnership after producing his first career triple-double in a win Saturday over the Knicks.