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Thomas helps Celtics beat Nuggets 121-101


By DENNIS GEORGATOS
Posted Feb 21 2016 9:18PM

DENVER (AP) No big deal for Isaiah Thomas. Just doing his job, he said.

The All-Star guard had 22 points and 12 assists, leading the Boston Celtics to a 121-101 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday.

"They were kind of doubling me, keeping two guys on me until I gave the ball up," Thomas said. "My job is to make the right play, read the defense, and the guys were knocking down shots."

Boston coach Brad Stevens said Thomas had just the right mix between passing the ball off and taking his shots when they presented themselves.

"He was good. He made the right play most of the time, especially in the first half when he had 10 assists," Stevens said.

Avery Bradley added 20 points for the Celtics, who beat the Nuggets for a fourth time in a row. Evan Turner scored 17 points, and Jared Sullinger had 16 points and 11 rebounds.

Denver had 24 turnovers in its third loss in four games. It also was outrebounded 48-36 and yielded 24 fast-break points and 60 in the paint.

Nuggets coach Michael Malone criticized his team for allowing Thomas and Bradley to "live in the paint." And he minced no words over what he saw as the Nuggets' lack of hustle in two games since returning from the All-Star break.

"Our defense is still somewhere in the Caribbean," Malone said. "It was a lot more than just a lack of energy. It was a lack of fight, a lack of togetherness. ... I thought we were a very selfish team, two things that I hate to see from any team, so hopefully we can find a way to straighten that out in the very near future."

Nikola Jokic led the Nuggets with 23 points and 13 rebounds, and fellow rookie Emmanuel Mudiay added 18 points.

Denver trailed by 15 at halftime, but it opened the third with a 13-3 run to close to 67-62 with 8:51 left in the quarter. The rally fizzled when the Celtics turned up their transition game, highlighted by a breakaway dunk by Jae Crowder following a Nuggets turnover that put Boston up by 12.

The Celtics carried a 13-point lead into the final period and maintained a double-digit advantage the rest of the way.

"We played our butts off," Sullinger said. "Five guys connected. We got the rust off and are looking to move forward."

Leaning on its perimeter shooting, Boston led by as many as 26 points in the first half, when it went 8 for 17 from 3-point range.

NUGGETS TAKING STOCK

Jokic, Mudiay and Jusuf Nurkic each had four turnovers. Denver trailed 35-17 after one, and the Nuggets also were outscored 30-23 in the final period.

"All I know is we all individually just got to look at ourselves in the mirror and just figure it out," Mudiay said.

TIP-INS

Celtics: F Kelly Olynyk remained sidelined for a second straight game because of a right shoulder sprain suffered Feb. 10 against the Los Angeles Clippers. ... Sullinger had his team-leading 16th double-double of the season.

Nuggets: G Jameer Nelson missed an eighth consecutive game with a sprained left wrist. ... G D.J Augustin had 13 points in his first game in Denver since being acquired last week as part of the deal that sent Randy Foye to Oklahoma City. ... F Kenneth Faried had no points and one rebound in just over 13 minutes of play and was held out of the game after telling his coach he felt ill.

UP NEXT

Celtics: Visit Minnesota on Monday night.

Nuggets: Host Sacramento on Tuesday night.


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BOS
DEN
     
    • 48.5%

    • 46.6%

    • 31.2%

    • 28.6%

    • 85.0%

    • 79.4%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
BOS DEN
Total Rebounds 48 36
Offensive Rebounds 15 6
Turnovers 17 24
Fast Break Pts: 24 17
Biggest Lead: 26 3
Points in the Paint: 60 44
BOS DEN
p Thomas   22 Jokic   23
rb Sullinger   11 Jokic   13
a Thomas   12 2 players   4
s Smart   4 Harris   3
b 2 players   1 Arthur   2
 
  • 01/27 - DEN 103 @ BOS 111
  • 02/21 - BOS 121 @ DEN 101
Boston Celtics (33-24)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
J. Crowder F 30:32 4-10 1-4 4-5 +15 0 4 4 3 2 3 2 0 0 13
A. Johnson F 18:23 3-5 0-1 0-0 +10 2 3 5 1 1 0 1 0 1 6
J. Sullinger C 23:09 7-12 0-1 2-3 +6 2 9 11 5 3 0 1 0 0 16
A. Bradley G 32:10 8-15 3-8 1-1 +8 0 2 2 1 2 0 2 0 1 20
I. Thomas G 32:07 7-16 3-7 5-5 +15 0 3 3 12 2 2 3 1 0 22
E. Turner   27:25 6-8 1-2 4-4 +15 1 8 9 5 4 1 4 0 0 17
M. Smart   31:54 4-12 2-7 0-0 +19 2 0 2 2 5 4 2 0 1 10
J. Jerebko   19:52 3-5 0-0 0-0 +5 5 1 6 2 1 0 1 1 1 6
T. Zeller   15:21 4-9 0-0 1-2 +7 2 2 4 0 4 1 1 0 1 9
J. Mickey   02:30 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
R. Hunter   02:30 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
T. Rozier   02:30 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
J. Young   01:36 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total   240 47-97 10-32 17-20   15 33 48 32 25 11 17 2 5 121
  48.5% 31.2% 85.0%   team rebs: 6 total to: 17
Denver Nuggets (22-34)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
D. Gallinari F 31:21 5-11 0-1 7-10 -15 0 3 3 2 2 1 2 0 1 17
K. Faried F 13:13 0-0 0-0 0-0 -6 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
N. Jokic C 30:12 10-15 1-2 2-2 -11 3 10 13 4 4 2 4 0 0 23
G. Harris G 38:05 6-14 0-4 2-3 -8 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 0 1 14
E. Mudiay G 30:35 5-9 2-4 6-6 -9 1 4 5 3 3 2 4 0 0 18
W. Barton   31:08 2-12 1-5 5-7 -23 0 5 5 3 2 2 3 1 0 10
D. Arthur   11:57 1-2 0-0 0-0 -9 0 1 1 0 3 0 2 2 0 2
D.J. Augustin   29:51 4-8 2-5 3-4 -11 0 3 3 4 3 0 1 0 0 13
M. Miller   09:21 0-1 0-0 0-0 -5 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 0
J. Nurkic   11:57 1-1 0-0 2-2 -1 2 0 2 0 3 1 4 1 0 4
J. Lauvergne   02:20 0-0 0-0 0-0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total   240 34-73 6-21 27-34   6 30 36 19 26 11 24 5 2 101
  46.6% 28.6% 79.4%   team rebs: 9 total to: 24

inactive

  • Celtics: Olynyk
  • Nuggets: Chandler, Nelson

technical fouls

  • Celtics: Smart
  • Nuggets: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 1
  • Times Tied: 2

arena stats

  • Arena: Pepsi Center, Denver, CO
  • Officials: #24 Mike Callahan, #35 Steve Anderson, #70 Brent Barnaky
  • Attendance: 16065
  • Duration: 2:13
Boston Celtics (33-24) Denver Nuggets (22-34)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Jokic vs Johnson (Sullinger gains possession)
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed  11:38  
Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  11:37  
Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed  11:30  
  11:29 Jokic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:09
[DEN 3-0]
Mudiay 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Jokic (1 AST) 
Sullinger Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Crowder (1 AST)  10:47
[BOS 2-3]
 
  10:34 Harris Jump Shot: Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:33  
Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed  10:23  
  10:22 Gallinari Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:12
[DEN 5-2]
Gallinari Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Johnson Cutting Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Thomas (1 AST)  09:53
[BOS 4-5]
 
  09:44 Gallinari Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  09:43  
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  09:39  
  09:38 Team Rebound 
  09:12
[DEN 7-4]
Jokic Turnaround Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gallinari (1 AST) 
Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed  08:48  
  08:48 Jokic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:37 Jokic 3pt Shot: Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:35  
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  08:31
[BOS 6-7]
 
  08:31 Faried Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (S Anderson) 
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS)  08:31
[BOS 7-7]
 
  08:11
[DEN 9-7]
Gallinari Step Back Jump shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Thomas Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  08:00  
  07:59 Jokic Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  07:47 Jokic Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Crowder (1 ST) 
Crowder Running Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Thomas (2 AST)  07:39
[BOS 9-9]
 
  07:28 Harris Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Crowder (2 ST) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Crowder (2 AST)  07:22
[BOS 12-9]
 
  07:21 Team Timeout : Regular 
  07:00 Jokic Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:59  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  06:44  
  06:43 Harris Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:26 Mudiay Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  06:25  
Sullinger Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Thomas (3 AST)  06:14
[BOS 14-9]
 
  06:03 Harris 3pt Shot: Missed 
  06:02 Jokic Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  05:57 Harris 3pt Shot: Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:56  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Thomas (4 AST)  05:44
[BOS 17-9]
 
  05:26
[DEN 11-17]
Mudiay Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
  05:10 Gallinari Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (B Barnaky) 
Crowder Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  05:10
[BOS 18-11]
 
Bradley Substitution replaced by Turner  05:10  
Sullinger Substitution replaced by Smart  05:10  
Crowder Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  05:10
[BOS 19-11]
 
  04:55 Gallinari Step Back Jump shot: Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  04:54  
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS)  04:48
[BOS 22-11]
 
  04:48 Team Timeout : Short 
  04:48 Jokic Substitution replaced by Barton 
  04:29 Harris Cutting Layup Shot: Missed 
Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  04:28  
  04:16 Faried Foul: Personal (2 PF) (B Barnaky) 
  04:16 Faried Substitution replaced by Arthur 
Turner Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Made (2 PTS)  04:03
[BOS 24-11]
 
Turner Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF) (2 FTA) (B Barnaky)  03:53  
  03:53
[DEN 12-24]
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  03:53 Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  03:52  
  03:52 Barton Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (S Anderson) 
Smart Jump Shot: Missed  03:39  
Johnson Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  03:38  
Johnson Layup Shot: Missed Block: Arthur (1 BLK)  03:35  
  03:34 Mudiay Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:29 Barton 3pt Shot: Missed 
Johnson Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  03:27  
Smart 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Thomas (5 AST)  03:11
[BOS 27-12]
 
  02:55 Harris Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Thomas (1 ST) 
Thomas Running Layup Shot: Missed  02:49  
  02:48 Mudiay Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  02:43
[DEN 14-27]
Harris Running Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Mudiay (1 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:43  
  02:43 Mudiay Substitution replaced by Augustin 
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  02:28  
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  02:28  
Crowder Floating Jump shot: Missed  02:21  
  02:20 Arthur Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:09 Augustin Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (1 TO) 
Thomas Substitution replaced by Jerebko  02:09  
Johnson Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS)  01:52
[BOS 29-14]
 
  01:44 Gallinari Foul: Offensive (2 PF) (B Barnaky) 
  01:44 Gallinari Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
  01:44 Gallinari Substitution replaced by Miller 
Johnson Reverse Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Turner (1 AST)  01:30
[BOS 31-14]
 
  01:17 Arthur Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (B Barnaky) 
  01:17 Arthur Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Johnson Substitution replaced by Zeller  01:17  
  01:17 Harris Substitution replaced by Nurkic 
  01:07 Nurkic Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (B Barnaky) 
Turner Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  01:07
[BOS 32-14]
 
Turner Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  01:07
[BOS 33-14]
 
  00:57.1
[DEN 16-33]
Nurkic Cutting Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Augustin (1 AST) 
Smart Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  00:50.5  
Crowder Substitution replaced by Bradley  00:50.5  
Smart Foul: Personal (1 PF) (B Barnaky)  00:43.4  
  00:34.9 Miller Jump Shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  00:34.8  
Turner Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  00:24.4
[BOS 35-16]
 
Smart Foul: Personal Block (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Callahan)  00:09.6  
  00:09.6 Augustin Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:09.6 Team Rebound 
  00:09.6
[DEN 17-35]
Augustin Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  00:01.2  
Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  00:00.4  
End of 1st Quarter
Boston Celtics (33-24) Denver Nuggets (22-34)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:51 Miller Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (B Barnaky) 
  11:51 Miller Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Zeller Jump Shot: Missed  11:36  
  11:36 Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:20 Arthur Reverse Layup Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  11:19  
Jerebko Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  11:08  
  10:56 Augustin 3pt Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  10:54  
Turner Jump Shot: Missed  10:46  
  10:45 Miller Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:41 Barton Floating Jump shot: Missed 
  10:40 Nurkic Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
Zeller Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (B Barnaky)  10:38  
  10:38
[DEN 18-35]
Nurkic Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  10:38
[DEN 19-35]
Nurkic Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  10:27  
Jerebko Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  10:27  
Bradley Layup Shot: Missed Block: Nurkic (1 BLK)  10:18  
Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  10:17  
Zeller Layup Shot: Missed Block: Arthur (2 BLK)  10:14  
Zeller Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  10:11  
Zeller Putback Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  10:11
[BOS 37-19]
 
  10:00 Nurkic Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Zeller (1 ST) 
Smart Layup Shot: Missed Block: Miller (1 BLK)  09:58  
Jerebko Rebound (Off:3 Def:0)  09:57  
Jerebko Layup Shot: Missed Block: Barton (1 BLK)  09:56  
Jerebko Rebound (Off:4 Def:0)  09:55  
Jerebko Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  09:54
[BOS 39-19]
 
  09:54 Team Timeout : Regular 
  09:54 Arthur Substitution replaced by Harris 
  09:54 Nurkic Substitution replaced by Jokic 
  09:41 Barton Jump Shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  09:40  
Zeller Foul: Offensive (2 PF) (B Barnaky)  09:27  
Zeller Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  09:27  
  09:11
[DEN 21-39]
Barton Floating Jump shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Zeller Cutting Layup Shot: Missed  09:01  
  09:01 Jokic Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  08:55 Barton Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Smart (1 ST) 
  08:53 Jokic Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (B Barnaky) 
  08:45 Miller Foul: Shooting Block (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Callahan) 
Zeller Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  08:45  
Team Rebound  08:45  
Zeller Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS)  08:45
[BOS 40-21]
 
  08:33
[DEN 23-40]
Jokic Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Augustin (2 AST) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Turner (2 AST)  08:15
[BOS 43-23]
 
  08:01 Augustin Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  07:59 Jokic Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  07:59
[DEN 25-43]
Jokic Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Zeller Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  07:46
[BOS 45-25]
 
  07:33 Barton Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  07:31  
  07:25 Miller Substitution replaced by Gallinari 
Zeller Floating Jump shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Turner (3 AST)  07:17
[BOS 47-25]
 
  06:59 Jokic Jump Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  06:58  
Turner Reverse Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  06:46
[BOS 49-25]
 
  06:26 Jokic Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Smart (2 ST) 
Jerebko Layup Shot: Missed  06:03  
Smart Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  06:01  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  05:55  
Team Rebound  05:54  
  05:54  
Turner Substitution replaced by Thomas  05:54  
Jerebko Substitution replaced by Sullinger  05:54  
Zeller Substitution replaced by Crowder  05:54  
  05:54 Barton Substitution replaced by Mudiay 
Sullinger Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Thomas (6 AST)  05:44
[BOS 51-25]
 
  05:22
[DEN 28-51]
Augustin 3pt Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Gallinari (2 AST) 
Sullinger Jump Bank Shot: Missed  05:02  
  05:01 Jokic Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  04:51
[DEN 30-51]
Jokic Cutting Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Harris (1 AST) 
Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed  04:34  
  04:33 Augustin Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Crowder Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Callahan)  04:30  
  04:30
[DEN 31-51]
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
  04:30
[DEN 32-51]
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Thomas Floating Jump shot: Missed  04:14  
  04:13 Mudiay Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  04:07
[DEN 35-51]
Augustin 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Harris (2 AST) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Thomas (7 AST)  03:50
[BOS 54-35]
 
  03:46
[DEN 37-54]
Harris Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Jokic (2 AST) 
Bradley Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (S Anderson)  03:46  
Sullinger Substitution replaced by Jerebko  03:46  
Smart Substitution replaced by Turner  03:46  
Crowder Substitution replaced by Johnson  03:46  
  03:46
[DEN 38-54]
Harris Free Throw 1 of 1 (5 PTS) 
Bradley Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Johnson (1 AST)  03:33
[BOS 56-38]
 
  03:14 Harris 3pt Shot: Missed Block: Jerebko (1 BLK) 
Bradley Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:13  
Thomas Jump Shot: Missed  03:06  
  03:05 Jokic Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  02:59 Mudiay Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (1 TO) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:59  
Turner Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Thomas (8 AST)  02:48
[BOS 58-38]
 
  02:26 Harris 3pt Shot: Missed 
Jerebko Rebound (Off:4 Def:1)  02:24  
Johnson Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Jokic (1 ST)  02:15  
Jerebko Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Callahan)  02:12  
  02:12
[DEN 39-58]
Augustin Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  02:12
[DEN 40-58]
Augustin Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Thomas Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Mudiay (1 ST)  02:04  
  01:43
[DEN 42-58]
Jokic Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Johnson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (S Anderson)  01:43  
  01:43 Gallinari Substitution replaced by Barton 
Bradley Substitution replaced by Crowder  01:43  
  01:43
[DEN 43-58]
Jokic Free Throw 1 of 1 (11 PTS) 
Turner 3pt Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Thomas (9 AST)  01:31
[BOS 61-43]
 
  01:09
[DEN 45-61]
Jokic Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS) 
Turner 3pt Shot: Missed  00:48.9  
  00:48.7 Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Crowder Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (B Barnaky)  00:38.9  
  00:38.9
[DEN 46-61]
Mudiay Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Jerebko Substitution replaced by Smart  00:38.9  
Johnson Substitution replaced by Zeller  00:38.9  
  00:38.9
[DEN 47-61]
Mudiay Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Smart 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Thomas (10 AST)  00:31.8
[BOS 64-47]
 
Zeller Foul: Shooting Block (3 PF) (2 FTA) (M Callahan)  00:15.2  
  00:15.2
[DEN 48-64]
Mudiay Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  00:15.2
[DEN 49-64]
Mudiay Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  00:10.4 Augustin Foul: Personal Take (1 PF) (S Anderson) 
Zeller Jump Shot: Missed  00:02.9  
  00:01.9 Jokic Rebound (Off:2 Def:7) 
  00:00.6 Barton 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 2nd Quarter
Boston Celtics (33-24) Denver Nuggets (22-34)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Thomas Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Callahan)  11:49  
  11:49 Harris Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  11:49 Team Rebound 
  11:49
[DEN 50-64]
Harris Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed  11:38  
  11:37 Gallinari Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  11:25
[DEN 52-64]
Gallinari Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Crowder 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Thomas (11 AST)  11:10
[BOS 67-52]
 
  10:48 Jokic Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  10:47  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  10:36  
  10:35 Faried Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:29
[DEN 55-67]
Mudiay 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Faried (1 AST) 
Thomas Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Jokic (2 ST)  10:09  
  10:05 Jokic Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (3 TO) 
Johnson 3pt Shot: Missed  09:53  
  09:51 Team Rebound 
  09:34
[DEN 57-67]
Jokic Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Mudiay (2 AST) 
Crowder Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Mudiay (2 ST)  09:16  
  09:12
[DEN 59-67]
Mudiay Running Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  09:12  
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  09:02  
  09:01 Mudiay Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  08:51
[DEN 62-67]
Jokic 3pt Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Mudiay (3 AST) 
Bradley Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Gallinari (1 ST)  08:38  
  08:31 Gallinari Layup Shot: Missed Block: Thomas (1 BLK) 
  08:30 Mudiay Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  08:24 Mudiay Finger Roll Layup Shot: Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  08:24  
Sullinger Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Crowder (3 AST)  08:16
[BOS 69-62]
 
  07:58 Harris Jump Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  07:57  
Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed  07:46  
  07:45 Jokic Rebound (Off:2 Def:8) 
  07:34 Harris Jump Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  07:33  
Thomas Pullup Jump shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Sullinger (1 AST)  07:27
[BOS 71-62]
 
  07:27 Mudiay Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (M Callahan) 
Crowder Substitution replaced by Turner  07:27  
Johnson Substitution replaced by Smart  07:27  
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 1 (12 PTS)  07:27
[BOS 72-62]
 
Smart Foul: Personal (3 PF) (M Callahan)  07:17  
Bradley Substitution replaced by Crowder  07:17  
  07:06
[DEN 64-72]
Gallinari Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Thomas Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Harris (1 ST)  06:57  
  06:50 Mudiay Foul: Offensive Charge (2 PF) (S Anderson) 
  06:50 Mudiay Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  06:39  
Sullinger Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  06:39  
Sullinger Hook Shot: Made (10 PTS)  06:36
[BOS 74-64]
 
Turner Foul: Personal (2 PF) (S Anderson)  06:31  
  06:31 Faried Substitution replaced by Barton 
  06:23 Mudiay Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Smart (3 ST) 
Crowder Running Dunk Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Smart (1 AST)  06:19
[BOS 76-64]
 
  06:17 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:54
[DEN 66-76]
Jokic Layup Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Barton (1 AST) 
Smart Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS)  05:35
[BOS 78-66]
 
Sullinger Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (B Barnaky)  05:26  
  05:26
[DEN 67-78]
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS) 
  05:26 Harris Substitution replaced by Augustin 
  05:26 Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  05:24  
Crowder Jump Shot: Missed  05:09  
  05:07 Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  05:00 Jokic Layup Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  04:59  
  04:54 Barton Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (B Barnaky) 
Crowder Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  04:54  
Team Rebound  04:54  
Crowder Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  04:54
[BOS 79-67]
 
Thomas Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Callahan)  04:36  
  04:36
[DEN 68-79]
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  04:36
[DEN 69-79]
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  04:24  
  04:23 Jokic Rebound (Off:2 Def:9) 
  04:06 Augustin 3pt Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  04:05  
Thomas Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Turner (4 AST)  03:59
[BOS 81-69]
 
  03:41 Gallinari Jump Bank Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  03:40  
Thomas Pullup Jump shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Sullinger (2 AST)  03:36
[BOS 83-69]
 
  03:31 Team Timeout : Regular 
  03:21
[DEN 71-83]
Gallinari Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Jokic (3 AST) 
Sullinger Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Smart (2 AST)  03:08
[BOS 85-71]
 
  03:08 Jokic Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) (M Callahan) 
Sullinger Free Throw 1 of 1 (13 PTS)  03:08
[BOS 86-71]
 
  02:59 Jokic Substitution replaced by Nurkic 
  02:48 Gallinari Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Smart (4 ST) 
  02:39 Mudiay Substitution replaced by Harris 
Sullinger Foul: Offensive (2 PF) (S Anderson)  02:30  
Sullinger Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  02:30  
  02:18 Nurkic Foul: Offensive Charge (2 PF) (B Barnaky) 
  02:18 Nurkic Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Sullinger 3pt Shot: Missed  02:03  
  02:02 Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  01:47 Barton Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  01:46  
Turner Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Harris (2 ST)  01:41  
  01:28 Gallinari 3pt Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:8)  01:27  
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  01:21  
  01:20 Augustin Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  01:12
[DEN 73-86]
Harris Cutting Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Augustin (3 AST) 
Thomas Jump Shot: Missed  00:58.9  
Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:7)  00:58.5  
Sullinger Reverse Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS)  00:57.8
[BOS 88-73]
 
  00:37.1
[DEN 75-88]
Harris Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Barton (2 AST) 
Turner Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Barton (1 ST)  00:27.9  
  00:18.9 Barton Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:18.8 Nurkic Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  00:13.9 Augustin 3pt Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:8)  00:12.8  
Crowder Running Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Sullinger (3 AST)  00:12.0
[BOS 90-75]
 
  00:12.0 Harris Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (M Callahan) 
Sullinger Substitution replaced by Jerebko  00:12.0  
Thomas Substitution replaced by Zeller  00:12.0  
Crowder Free Throw 1 of 1 (13 PTS)  00:12.0
[BOS 91-75]
 
  00:00.4
[DEN 78-91]
Barton 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
End of 3rd Quarter
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Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  11:38  
  11:38 Team Rebound 
  11:21
[DEN 80-91]
Augustin Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Zeller Hook Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Bradley (1 AST)  11:04
[BOS 93-80]
 
  10:41
[DEN 82-93]
Arthur Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Augustin (4 AST) 
Turner Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS)  10:24
[BOS 95-82]
 
  10:03 Nurkic Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Turner (1 ST) 
Bradley Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Turner (5 AST)  10:00
[BOS 97-82]
 
  10:00 Team Timeout : Regular 
Bradley Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (S Anderson)  09:50  
  09:50
[DEN 83-97]
Barton Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
  09:50
[DEN 84-97]
Barton Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
  09:32 Harris Foul: Personal (2 PF) (S Anderson) 
Turner Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Nurkic (1 ST)  09:27  
  09:22
[DEN 86-97]
Augustin Running Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) 
  09:02 Arthur Foul: Shooting Block (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Callahan) 
Turner Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS)  09:02
[BOS 98-86]
 
Turner Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS)  09:02
[BOS 99-86]
 
  08:54 Arthur Foul: Offensive (3 PF) (B Barnaky) 
  08:54 Arthur Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  08:37  
  08:36 Augustin Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Turner Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (B Barnaky)  08:31  
  08:31
[DEN 87-99]
Barton Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  08:31 Barton Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Team Rebound  08:30  
Zeller Floating Jump shot: Missed  08:12  
Jerebko Rebound (Off:5 Def:1)  08:11  
Jerebko Putback Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  08:11
[BOS 101-87]
 
  07:47
[DEN 89-101]
Harris Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
  07:29 Augustin Foul: Personal (2 PF) (M Callahan) 
Turner Foul: Offensive (4 PF) (S Anderson)  07:29  
Turner Turnover : Foul (4 TO)  07:29  
  07:22 Nurkic Foul: Offensive (3 PF) (B Barnaky) 
  07:22 Nurkic Turnover : Foul (4 TO) 
Smart Foul: Offensive (4 PF) (B Barnaky)  07:12  
Smart Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  07:12  
Zeller Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) (B Barnaky)  07:04  
  07:04
[DEN 90-101]
Barton Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Turner Substitution replaced by Thomas  07:04  
  07:04
[DEN 91-101]
Barton Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Jerebko (1 AST)  06:54
[BOS 104-91]
 
  06:39
[DEN 93-104]
Harris Reverse Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Barton (3 AST) 
Smart Cutting Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Jerebko (2 AST)  06:25
[BOS 106-93]
 
Smart Technical (B Barnaky)  06:25  
  06:25 Barton Free Throw Technical Missed 
  06:25 Team Rebound 
  06:25 Arthur Substitution replaced by Gallinari 
  06:25 Nurkic Substitution replaced by Jokic 
Smart Foul: Shooting Block (5 PF) (2 FTA) (B Barnaky)  06:12  
  06:12 Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  06:12 Team Rebound 
Jerebko Substitution replaced by Crowder  06:12  
  06:12
[DEN 94-106]
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS) 
  06:03 Augustin Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (3 FTA) (S Anderson) 
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 3 (20 PTS)  06:03
[BOS 107-94]
 
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 3 (21 PTS)  06:03
[BOS 108-94]
 
  06:03 Augustin Substitution replaced by Mudiay 
Thomas Free Throw 3 of 3 (22 PTS)  06:03
[BOS 109-94]
 
  05:46 Barton Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Crowder (3 ST) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  05:40  
  05:38 Gallinari Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  05:28 Barton 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bradley Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:27  
Team Timeout : Regular  05:19  
Crowder Step Back Jump shot: Missed  05:08  
Smart Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  05:07  
Smart Tip Layup Shot: Missed  05:07  
  05:04 Jokic Rebound (Off:2 Def:10) 
  04:53 Jokic Foul: Offensive (3 PF) (B Barnaky) 
  04:53 Jokic Turnover : Foul (4 TO) 
Zeller Substitution replaced by Sullinger  04:53  
Bradley Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Harris (3 ST)  04:39  
  04:35 Harris Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Thomas (2 ST) 
Bradley Running Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Thomas (12 AST)  04:29
[BOS 111-94]
 
  04:08 Gallinari Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  04:07  
  03:55 Jokic Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA) (M Callahan) 
Sullinger Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS)  03:55
[BOS 112-94]
 
  03:55 Gallinari Violation:Lane (B Barnaky) 
Sullinger Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  03:55  
  03:54 Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  03:45 Barton 3pt Shot: Missed 
  03:45 Jokic Rebound (Off:3 Def:10) 
  03:45
[DEN 96-112]
Jokic Layup Shot: Made (22 PTS) 
Sullinger Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA) (M Callahan)  03:45  
  03:45 Harris Substitution replaced by Augustin 
  03:45
[DEN 97-112]
Jokic Free Throw 1 of 1 (23 PTS) 
Bradley Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Sullinger (4 AST)  03:32
[BOS 114-97]
 
  03:15 Barton Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (3 TO) 
Bradley Hook Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Sullinger (5 AST)  03:02
[BOS 116-97]
 
  03:02 Mudiay Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA) (M Callahan) 
  03:02 Gallinari Substitution replaced by Miller 
  03:02 Jokic Substitution replaced by Lauvergne 
Bradley Free Throw 1 of 1 (20 PTS)  03:02
[BOS 117-97]
 
  02:44 Mudiay 3pt Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:9)  02:43  
Crowder Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Barton (2 ST)  02:34  
  02:30 Mudiay Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (4 TO) 
  02:30  
Crowder Substitution replaced by Mickey  02:30  
Sullinger Substitution replaced by Hunter  02:30  
Bradley Substitution replaced by Rozier  02:30  
Thomas Substitution replaced by Jerebko  02:30  
Mickey Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  02:11  
Team Rebound  02:09  
Hunter 3pt Shot: Missed  01:58  
  01:58 Team Rebound 
  01:37 Mudiay 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  01:36  
Smart Substitution replaced by Young  01:36  
Jerebko Cutting Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Hunter (1 AST)  01:28
[BOS 119-97]
 
  01:04 Barton Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Young Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:03  
Mickey Layup Shot: Missed  00:55.3  
Mickey Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  00:55.3  
Mickey Tip Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  00:55.3
[BOS 121-97]
 
Mickey Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (B Barnaky)  00:42.5  
  00:42.5
[DEN 98-121]
Mudiay Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS) 
  00:42.5 Lauvergne Substitution replaced by Jokic 
  00:42.5
[DEN 99-121]
Mudiay Free Throw 2 of 2 (16 PTS) 
Rozier 3pt Shot: Missed  00:29.8  
  00:28.9 Miller Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  00:19.2
[DEN 101-121]
Mudiay Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Jokic (4 AST) 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
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l
l10
h
a
BOS
2nd Atlantic
48
34
6-4
28-13
20-21
DEN
4th Northwest
33
49
3-7
18-23
15-26
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
BOS
2 players 24.2
2 players 7.2
2 players 5.0
2 players 1.3
2 players 1.7
DEN
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