On Christmas day despite Kemba Walker out for Boston Celtics, Kyrie Irving with 37 points and Kevin Durant 29 points are still fierce to the Boston team with Jayson Tatum 20 points and Jaylen Brown 27 points.The scoreboard flush the final score at 123-95 in a lopsided victory for Brooklyn Nets. Marcus Smart hardly scored with 13 points only while Brooklyn Nets didn’t get much from bench with Caris Levert scoring 10 points only, Jarret Allen 9 points, Joe Harris 9 points, Spencer Dinwiddie 6 points and Deandre Jordan 4 points.
In the 3rd quarter Kevin Durant unleashed 4 of 4 shooting to start 2nd half no matter how defensive the guard Tristan Thompson to pull up the score at 82-70 with an score of 25 points at the end of 3rd quarter. Kyrie Irving added 24 points as they entered fourth quarter. Boston Celtics Jayson Tatum delivered 14 points only at the end of 3rd quarter and Jaylen Brown 18 points, followed by Marcus Smart 11 points.
To have a preview of the match let’s take a look back at the preseason highlights of Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets. Where Brooklyn Nets won with a score of 113-89 final score. Kevin Durant (25 PTS, 6 REB) and Kyrie Irving (17 PTS, 7 REB, 5 AST) combined for 42 PTS for the Nets, and Caris LeVert added 18 PTS in the victory. On the Celtics side of the ball, Jayson Tatum posted 19 PTS and 8 REB.