NBA

.

Marcus Morris holds nerve as Boston seal overtime win

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

The Boston Celtics scored an impressive comeback win – rallying from a 22-point deficit to top the Phoenix Suns 116-109 in overtime.

Kyrie Irving led the way with a season high of 39 points – 18 of which came in the fourth quarter and overtime – while Marcus Morris forced the additional period with a clutch triple with just 1.1 seconds left in regulation.

The Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to a seventh straight victory with a 98-80 win over the Houston Rockets.

Paul George, who finished on 20 points, helped the Thunder build a 14-point lead by half-time, and the Rockets hardly got a look in after that.

Despite missing Russell Westbrook, out with a sprained ankle, Oklahoma controlled the game, with six players finishing in double figures.

Damian Lillard scored 25 points as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Los Angeles Clippers 116-105 for their third win in a row.

CJ McCollum was not far behind, finishing on 23 points on eight-of-20 shooting, seven rebounds and two assists in 25 minutes.

Portland Trail Blazers v Indiana Pacers

Five Milwaukee Bucks players scored 15 points or more as the side toppled reigning champions the Golden State Warriors 134-111.

Giannis Antetokounmpo finished on 24 points and nine rebounds, while Eric Bledsoe recorded a season high of 26 points and six assists.

Topics:
Marcus Morris
Russell Westbrook
CJ McCollum
Damian Lillard
Markieff Morris
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Kyrie Irving
Eric Bledsoe
Paul George
Portland Trail Blazers
Phoenix Suns
Oklahoma City Thunder
Milwaukee Bucks
Houston Rockets
Golden State Warriors
Boston Celtics
L.A. Clippers
NBA

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again