NBA Twitter amplified by Celtics dominance in Blowout Win vs. Hawks | News, Scores, Highlights, Stats & Rumors

By | November 17, 2022

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The scorching Boston Celtics earned their eighth straight victory with a 126-101 street win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday evening.

Regardless of lacking Marcus Good (ankle), Malcolm Brogdon (hamstring) and Robert Williams III (knee), the Celtics shot 54.5 p.c from the sector and 21 of 46 from three-pointers. They’d greater than twice as many assists (29) as turnovers (14). Seven gamers scored not less than 14 factors, with Jaylen Brown main the workforce with 22.

The Celtics’ efficiency is extra spectacular contemplating celebrity Jayson Tatum struggled on the sector (6 of 19) en path to his 19 factors, regardless of ending with a plus-28 mark. However the Hawks had no reply for the Celtics’ protection, which held Atlanta to 7 of 32 three-pointers.

Boston additionally had loads of unsung heroes on a deep roster that had no drawback towards a Hawks workforce that was third within the Jap Convention coming into Wednesday.

Derrick White entered the beginning lineup and dropped 16 factors and 10 assists. Grant Williams scored 18 factors.

Reserves Sam Hauser and Luke Kornet every scored 15 and mixed to shoot 12 of 13, with the previous participant hitting all however one among his six three-pointers. The Celtics additionally outscored the Hawks by 35 factors with Hauser on the ground. Payton Pritchard additionally added 14 extra factors off the bench.

General, Boston delivered a masterpiece and Twitter acknowledged the workforce’s efforts with a deal with their deep and gifted roster.

Invoice Simmons @Invoice Simmons

The deepest Celtics workforce of my life. I am having enjoyable this season!

Owen Crisafulli @O_Cris3

The bench #Celtics was phenomenal, sure, however the workforce’s perimeter protection as a complete will most likely win them this recreation. The #Hawks obtained nothing behind the arc on this one

The Celtics will search for their ninth straight win after they go to the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday.