Jayson Tatum converted a Daniel Theis steal into a go-ahead dunk with 1:36 to play Friday night as the Boston Celtics scored 13 of the game’s final 16 points to rally for a 105-100 victory over the Golden State Warriors in San Francisco.
Tatum finished with a game-high 24 points, Brown 22 and Walker 20 for the Celtics, who were opening a five-game Western swing. Marcus Smart was a fourth Celtic scoring in double figures with 15. Tatum also found time for a team-high eight rebounds.
Reserve Alec Burks had 20 points to pace the Warriors, who lost their sixth straight. Draymond Green recorded 11 points and 11 rebounds for Golden State.
The Warriors’ leading scorer this season, D’Angelo Russell, sprained his right thumb midway through the third quarter and missed the game’s final 18 minutes.
Hornets 109, Pistons 106
Malik Monk’s 26-foot 3-point basket at the buzzer gave Charlotte the win against visiting Detroit.
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