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Thomas scores 28, leads Celtics over Suns 102-99


By JOSE M. ROMERO
Posted Mar 27 2016 2:10AM

PHOENIX (AP) Preventing a key shot late in the game was just as sweet for Evan Turner as making a clutch basket.

The Boston Celtics forward, held to two points in the second half, made his mark on defense by blocking a potential tying shot with 3.9 seconds to play, and the Celtics survived a furious comeback by the Phoenix Suns Saturday night in a 102-99 win.

Isaiah Thomas scored 28 points against his former team, and the Celtics hung on despite almost blowing a 21-point lead.

Turner added 17 points, 15 of those in the first half, to go with 11 rebounds for Boston, which won its fourth straight. His block of Devin Booker's short jumper in the final seconds preserved the lead.

"He did a great in-and-out move and I think I stayed with him," Turner said. "That's just what it was. That was cool because I've been trying to get better on my defense, to tell you the truth. It worked out well."

The Suns cut a 10-point fourth quarter deficit to one, 98-97, with 1:16 left on a step-back jumper from Booker, who finished with 21 points. Phoenix had a chance to take the lead twice with under a minute left, but Booker missed from the top of the key with 57 seconds remaining and Knight failed to hit the rim with a 3-point attempt with 24 seconds left.

Marcus Smart made two free throws after that. After Booker's put-back basket with 15.5 seconds left made it 100-99, Thomas and Smart each made a free throw around Turner's block, and the Suns couldn't get off a good shot before the final buzzer.

"I had a bad last play," Booker said. "Probably shouldn't have been looking for a foul and just tried to score my shot."

The Celtics (43-30) moved within a half-game behind Atlanta for the No. 3 spot in the Eastern Conference playoff race. They have won consecutive road games for the first time since Feb. 2-5.

Brandon Knight scored 19 points for the Suns, with Mirza Teletovic adding 17 points and nine rebounds.

The Suns trailed by 18 in the third quarter, but cut the lead to one at 74-73 with 2:43 to go on Booker's dunk off a pass from P.J. Tucker. Phoenix trailed 81-75 going into the final 12 minutes.

The Celtics maintained the lead in the third quarter thanks in large part to Thomas, who scored 15 of his points. All of Thomas' points in the game came after an air ball on his first shot of the game and being called for a technical foul early in the first quarter.

"I'm just glad we got the win," Thomas said. "We came out playing well. That third quarter kind of hurt us and we sealed the deal. This time of year, no matter how you get wins, it's just about staying on top and we did that."

Boston led by as many as 21 in the second quarter after a 3 from Avery Bradley made it 55-34 with 3:11 left before halftime. The Celtics took a 58-41 lead into halftime.

"We understand the way we played the second half is the way we need to start the game," Suns coach Earl Watson said.

HONORING LEGENDS

The Suns brought back members of the 1975-76 team that made a run to the NBA Finals that season for a 40th anniversary reunion. Attendees included former players Alvan Adams, Dick Van Arsdale, Paul Westphal, Garfield Heard and Ricky Sobers. Phoenix lost the series to the Celtics 4-2.

TIP-INS

CELTICS: Bradley flew to Phoenix on Saturday and arrived in time to start the game. He'd been dealing with an illness, and finished with 15 points. "Started getting a little tired in the second half," Bradley said. "But I just want to play as hard as I can." ... The Celtics recalled F Coty Clarke and G/F James Young from the Maine Red Claws of the D-League on Saturday. ... Boston hasn't started a lengthy West Coast road trip this late in the season since 1988-89, when the Celtics had regular-season games out west April 4-7, 1989.

SUNS: F Jon Leuer didn't play due to illness. ... C Tyson Chandler was held out with back spasms. ... Knight returned to action after missing Friday night's game in Sacramento with an upset stomach. ... Suns F John Jenkins took only three shots in his second consecutive start, and made all three 3-pointers. He has hit nine straight 3s in games since March 18.

UP NEXT

Celtics: At Los Angeles Clippers on Monday.

Suns: At Minnesota on Monday.


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BOS
PHX
     
    • 41.7%

    • 43.5%

    • 27.6%

    • 22.6%

    • 88.9%

    • 85.7%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
BOS PHX
Total Rebounds 49 44
Offensive Rebounds 17 12
Turnovers 19 20
Fast Break Pts: 14 23
Biggest Lead: 21 5
Points in the Paint: 46 48
BOS PHX
p Thomas   28 Booker   21
rb Turner   11 Tucker   10
a Smart   4 Tucker   5
s Sullinger   3 Teletovic   2
b 3 players   1 3 players   1
 
  • 01/15 - PHX 103 @ BOS 117
  • 03/26 - BOS 102 @ PHX 99
Boston Celtics (43-30)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
E. Turner F 35:16 6-14 0-1 5-6 0 2 9 11 3 3 0 3 1 0 17
A. Johnson F 24:34 1-1 0-0 0-0 -16 2 4 6 1 4 1 2 1 0 2
J. Sullinger C 22:03 2-8 0-0 0-0 -1 2 3 5 1 1 3 5 0 2 4
A. Bradley G 31:47 5-16 1-7 4-4 -5 0 3 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 15
I. Thomas G 32:48 8-20 2-7 10-11 +5 3 3 6 3 2 0 4 0 1 28
M. Smart   32:37 2-7 0-5 5-6 +8 4 4 8 4 4 1 2 1 0 9
K. Olynyk   22:27 7-10 2-4 0-0 +7 1 2 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 16
J. Jerebko   25:16 3-5 3-5 0-0 +13 3 4 7 1 2 0 1 0 0 9
T. Rozier   13:11 1-3 0-0 0-0 +4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
R. Hunter DNP - Coach's Decision
J. Mickey DNP - Coach's Decision
J. Young DNP - Coach's Decision
T. Zeller DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 35-84 8-29 24-27   17 32 49 14 23 7 19 3 3 102
  41.7% 27.6% 88.9%   team rebs: 5 total to: 19
Phoenix Suns (20-53)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
J. Jenkins F 17:18 3-3 3-3 0-0 -5 0 4 4 1 1 1 2 1 0 9
P. Tucker F 38:29 3-8 0-2 3-3 +4 4 6 10 5 3 1 2 1 0 9
A. Len C 28:22 5-8 0-0 0-1 +9 3 5 8 1 4 0 5 0 1 10
D. Booker G 33:34 8-20 1-4 4-4 +10 1 3 4 4 4 1 2 0 1 21
B. Knight G 38:38 5-16 2-12 7-7 +2 0 1 1 3 3 1 1 0 0 19
M. Teletovic   32:15 7-17 1-7 2-4 +3 1 8 9 2 5 2 2 0 1 17
A. Goodwin   13:35 3-4 0-0 2-2 -13 0 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 8
R. Price   20:48 0-4 0-2 0-0 -15 0 2 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0
C. Budinger   17:01 3-5 0-1 0-0 -10 3 1 4 1 2 0 3 0 0 6
T. Chandler DND - Back Spasms
J. Leuer DND - Upset Stomach
A. Williams DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 37-85 7-31 18-21   12 32 44 19 24 7 20 3 3 99
  43.5% 22.6% 85.7%   team rebs: 5 total to: 20

inactive

  • Celtics: Clarke, Crowder
  • Suns: Bledsoe, Warren

technical fouls

  • Celtics: Thomas
  • Suns: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 2
  • Times Tied: 1

arena stats

  • Arena: Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, AZ
  • Officials: #22 Bill Spooner, #6 Tony Brown, #46 Ben Taylor
  • Attendance: 18055
  • Duration: 2:18
Boston Celtics (43-30) Phoenix Suns (20-53)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Len vs Johnson (Tucker gains possession)
  11:40 Len Layup Shot: Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:38  
Bradley Driving Floating Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  11:22
[BOS 2-0]
 
  10:59
[PHX 3-2]
Jenkins 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Tucker (1 AST) 
Sullinger Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Missed  10:28  
  10:24 Jenkins Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:15 Booker Driving Floating Jump Shot: Missed 
Johnson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:11  
Turner Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Missed  10:05  
Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  10:02  
Thomas Floating Jump shot: Missed  09:58  
Johnson Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  09:56  
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  09:54  
  09:52 Len Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:46 Booker 3pt Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:43  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  09:38  
  09:36 Jenkins Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:21 Len Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Johnson (1 ST) 
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Missed  09:15  
  09:11 Jenkins Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  09:09 Booker Layup Shot: Missed 
  09:08 Len Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  09:08
[PHX 5-2]
Len Tip Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Johnson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (T Brown)  09:08  
Thomas Technical (B Taylor)  09:08  
  09:08
[PHX 6-2]
Knight Free Throw Technical (1 PTS) 
  09:08 Len Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:08  
Turner Jump Shot: Missed  08:52  
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  08:51  
  08:51 Jenkins Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown) 
Turner Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  08:51
[BOS 3-6]
 
Turner Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  08:51
[BOS 4-6]
 
  08:39
[PHX 9-4]
Jenkins 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  08:29
[BOS 6-9]
 
  08:29 Len Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF) (1 FTA) (B Taylor) 
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS)  08:29
[BOS 7-9]
 
  08:07 Tucker Driving Bank shot: Missed 
Bradley Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:05  
  07:59 Booker Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown) 
Bradley Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  07:59
[BOS 8-9]
 
Bradley Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  07:59
[BOS 9-9]
 
  07:47 Len Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:46 Len Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
Turner Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (T Brown)  07:45  
Thomas Violation:Kicked Ball (T Brown)  07:41  
  07:35 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
  07:34 Team Rebound 
  07:31 Len Foul: Offensive (2 PF) (B Taylor) 
  07:31 Len Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
  07:31 Len Substitution replaced by Teletovic 
  07:21 Teletovic Foul: Personal (1 PF) (B Taylor) 
  07:15 Booker Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (B Taylor) 
Bradley Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  07:15
[BOS 10-9]
 
  07:15 Booker Substitution replaced by Goodwin 
Bradley Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  07:15
[BOS 11-9]
 
  06:59 Teletovic 3pt Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  06:57  
Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed Block: Jenkins (1 BLK)  06:45  
  06:42 Teletovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:38 Jenkins Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Sullinger (1 ST) 
Turner Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Johnson (1 AST)  06:31
[BOS 13-9]
 
  06:31 Team Timeout : Regular 
Bradley Foul: Personal (1 PF) (B Taylor)  06:21  
  06:15
[PHX 12-13]
Knight 3pt Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Thomas Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  05:57
[BOS 15-12]
 
  05:42 Jenkins Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Sullinger (2 ST) 
Bradley Running Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  05:37
[BOS 17-12]
 
  05:23
[PHX 15-17]
Teletovic 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Jenkins (1 AST) 
Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed  05:09  
Thomas Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  05:07  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  04:50  
Thomas Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  04:48  
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  04:45  
Sullinger Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  04:41  
Sullinger Tip Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  04:41
[BOS 19-15]
 
  04:31 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Johnson Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  04:29  
Turner Jump Bank Shot: Made (6 PTS)  04:23
[BOS 21-15]
 
  04:13 Tucker Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Turner Substitution replaced by Smart  04:13  
Sullinger Substitution replaced by Olynyk  04:13  
  04:13 Jenkins Substitution replaced by Price 
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Missed  04:01  
  03:58 Teletovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  03:53 Tucker Cutting Layup Shot: Missed 
  03:51 Tucker Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  03:51 Tucker Layup Shot: Missed 
  03:49 Tucker Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  03:44 Teletovic 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bradley Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  03:42  
Bradley Pullup Jump shot: Missed  03:32  
  03:29 Goodwin Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:22 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Smart Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:19  
  03:11 Goodwin Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (B Taylor) 
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS)  03:11
[BOS 22-15]
 
  03:11 Tucker Substitution replaced by Budinger 
Johnson Substitution replaced by Jerebko  03:11  
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  03:11
[BOS 23-15]
 
Smart Foul: Defense 3 Second (0 PF) (B Spooner)  02:56  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:56  
  02:56
[PHX 16-23]
Knight Free Throw Technical (5 PTS) 
  02:47 Budinger Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  02:29  
Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  02:27  
Smart Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Knight (1 ST)  02:21  
Jerebko Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (B Taylor)  02:18  
  02:18
[PHX 17-23]
Goodwin Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Bradley Substitution replaced by Rozier  02:18  
  02:18
[PHX 18-23]
Goodwin Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Olynyk Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  02:05
[BOS 25-18]
 
  01:54 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Olynyk Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:52  
Olynyk Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (B Taylor)  01:38  
Olynyk Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  01:38  
  01:26
[PHX 20-25]
Goodwin Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Olynyk 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Thomas (1 AST)  01:10
[BOS 28-20]
 
  00:55.9 Goodwin Driving Bank shot: Missed 
  00:54.8 Team Rebound 
  00:46.9 Price Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
  00:44.9 Budinger Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  00:43.0 Budinger Layup Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  00:43.0  
  00:43.0 Knight Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown) 
Smart Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  00:43.0
[BOS 29-20]
 
Smart Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  00:43.0
[BOS 30-20]
 
  00:35.9 Teletovic Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  00:34.8 Budinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  00:34.8
[PHX 22-30]
Budinger Tip Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Olynyk 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Smart (1 AST)  00:29.9
[BOS 33-22]
 
  00:05.9 Teletovic 3pt Shot: Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  00:03.4  
Thomas Running Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS)  00:00.2
[BOS 35-22]
 
End of 1st Quarter
Boston Celtics (43-30) Phoenix Suns (20-53)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
Rozier Jump Shot: Missed  11:43  
  11:41 Len Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  11:18 Budinger 3pt Shot: Missed 
Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  11:16  
Turner Jump Shot: Missed  11:07  
  11:05 Booker Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:03 Goodwin Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (1 TO) 
Turner Pullup Jump shot: Made (8 PTS)  10:47
[BOS 37-22]
 
  10:34 Len Turnover : 3 Second Violation (3 TO) 
Rozier Running Jump Shot: Missed  10:24  
  10:20 Price Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:18
[PHX 24-37]
Goodwin Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Price (1 AST) 
Turner Jump Shot: Missed  09:57  
  09:55 Budinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  09:43
[PHX 26-37]
Goodwin Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Booker (1 AST) 
Olynyk Running Jump Shot: Missed  09:28  
  09:24 Len Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  09:20
[PHX 28-37]
Budinger Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Booker (2 AST) 
Jerebko 3pt Shot: Missed  09:03  
Turner Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  09:01  
Smart Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS)  08:51
[BOS 39-28]
 
  08:41 Booker Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  08:38  
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  08:33  
Jerebko Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  08:30  
Jerebko 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Turner (1 AST)  08:18
[BOS 42-28]
 
  07:59
[PHX 30-42]
Len Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Budinger (1 AST) 
Olynyk 3pt Shot: Missed  07:46  
  07:43 Goodwin Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  07:37
[PHX 32-42]
Len Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Goodwin (1 AST) 
Turner Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Goodwin (1 ST)  07:18  
  07:15  
  07:13 Booker Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Smart (1 ST) 
Olynyk 3pt Shot: Missed  07:04  
Jerebko Rebound (Off:3 Def:1)  07:01  
Rozier Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Jerebko (1 AST)  06:49
[BOS 44-32]
 
Smart Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown)  06:37  
  06:37
[PHX 33-44]
Booker Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  06:37
[PHX 34-44]
Booker Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Turner Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS)  06:16
[BOS 46-34]
 
  06:01 Budinger Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (B Taylor) 
  06:01 Budinger Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Olynyk Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Smart (2 AST)  05:45
[BOS 48-34]
 
  05:40 Booker Foul: Offensive (3 PF) (B Spooner) 
  05:40 Booker Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
  05:40 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:40 Booker Substitution replaced by Jenkins 
  05:40 Goodwin Substitution replaced by Tucker 
  05:40 Budinger Substitution replaced by Knight 
Jerebko Turnover : 3 Second Violation (1 TO)  05:24  
Olynyk Substitution replaced by Sullinger  05:24  
  05:10 Len Turnover : Traveling (4 TO) 
Rozier Substitution replaced by Bradley  05:10  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  04:51  
  04:48 Price Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  04:33 Price Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (1 TO) 
Turner Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  04:19  
Smart Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  04:16  
Bradley Pullup Jump shot: Made (10 PTS)  04:11
[BOS 50-34]
 
  03:54 Tucker 3pt Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  03:52  
Turner Pullup Jump shot: Made (12 PTS)  03:36
[BOS 52-34]
 
  03:25 Price 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bradley Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  03:23  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Sullinger (1 AST)  03:11
[BOS 55-34]
 
  03:04 Team Timeout : Short 
Smart Substitution replaced by Thomas  03:04  
Jerebko Substitution replaced by Johnson  03:04  
  03:04 Len Substitution replaced by Teletovic 
  02:51 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
  02:48 Teletovic Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  02:48
[PHX 36-55]
Teletovic Tip Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Thomas Jump Shot: Missed Block: Price (1 BLK)  02:31  
Team Rebound  02:31  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:31  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  02:28  
  02:27 Knight Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:14
[PHX 38-55]
Teletovic Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Knight (1 AST) 
Sullinger Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  01:57  
  01:38 Teletovic Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
Johnson Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  01:35  
Sullinger Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (T Brown)  01:25  
Sullinger Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  01:25  
  01:21 Tucker Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (T Brown) 
  01:21 Tucker Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
  01:08 Knight Foul: Personal (2 PF) (B Taylor) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  00:57.9  
Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  00:56.4  
Sullinger Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (3 TO)  00:56.0  
  00:40.9 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  00:38.4  
  00:36.6 Price Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) (B Taylor) 
Turner Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS)  00:36.6
[BOS 56-38]
 
Sullinger Substitution replaced by Smart  00:36.6  
Turner Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  00:36.6  
  00:35.9 Teletovic Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  00:17.9
[PHX 41-56]
Jenkins 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Tucker (2 AST) 
  00:03.3 Teletovic Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) (B Spooner) 
Turner Free Throw 1 of 2 (14 PTS)  00:03.3
[BOS 57-41]
 
Turner Free Throw 2 of 2 (15 PTS)  00:03.3
[BOS 58-41]
 
Smart Foul: Personal Block (2 PF) (T Brown)  00:00.2  
End of 2nd Quarter
Boston Celtics (43-30) Phoenix Suns (20-53)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Turner Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Tucker (1 ST)  11:50  
  11:45
[PHX 44-58]
Booker 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Knight (2 AST) 
Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed  11:31  
  11:29 Tucker Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  11:21 Booker 3pt Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  11:18  
Thomas Running Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS)  11:14
[BOS 60-44]
 
  11:03 Teletovic 3pt Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  11:01  
Thomas Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS)  10:53
[BOS 62-44]
 
  10:45 Team Timeout : Short 
Johnson Foul: Personal (2 PF) (T Brown)  10:40  
  10:29 Knight Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Sullinger (3 ST) 
Bradley Running Layup Shot: Missed  10:25  
  10:20 Teletovic Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  10:19 Teletovic Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Bradley (1 ST) 
Turner Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS)  10:12
[BOS 64-44]
 
  09:58 Len Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (5 TO) 
Johnson Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Teletovic (1 ST)  09:45  
  09:40
[PHX 46-64]
Tucker Running Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Teletovic (1 AST) 
Johnson Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA) (B Spooner)  09:40  
  09:40
[PHX 47-64]
Tucker Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS) 
  09:24 Len Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (B Spooner) 
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (14 PTS)  09:24
[BOS 65-47]
 
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (15 PTS)  09:24
[BOS 66-47]
 
  09:01
[PHX 49-66]
Teletovic Floating Jump shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Sullinger Turnaround Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS)  08:39
[BOS 68-49]
 
  08:27
[PHX 51-68]
Knight Floating Jump shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Thomas Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (B Spooner)  08:27  
  08:27
[PHX 52-68]
Knight Free Throw 1 of 1 (8 PTS) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  08:14  
  08:12 Len Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  08:01
[PHX 54-68]
Tucker Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Johnson Foul: Offensive (4 PF) (B Taylor)  07:48  
Johnson Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  07:48  
Bradley Foul: Personal (2 PF) (T Brown)  07:42  
  07:35
[PHX 56-68]
Booker Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Knight (3 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  07:35  
Sullinger Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (4 TO)  07:22  
  07:06
[PHX 58-68]
Knight Pullup Jump shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Len (1 AST) 
Thomas Foul: Offensive Charge (2 PF) (T Brown)  06:51  
Thomas Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  06:51  
Sullinger Substitution replaced by Olynyk  06:51  
Thomas Substitution replaced by Smart  06:51  
Bradley Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown)  06:44  
  06:44
[PHX 59-68]
Knight Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  06:44
[PHX 60-68]
Knight Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  06:29  
  06:27 Tucker Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  06:18 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Johnson Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  06:16  
Johnson Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Turner (2 AST)  06:04
[BOS 70-60]
 
  05:54
[PHX 62-70]
Teletovic Driving Bank shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  05:42  
  05:40 Teletovic Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  05:23 Len Layup Shot: Missed Block: Johnson (1 BLK) 
Smart Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  05:21  
Smart Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Teletovic (2 ST)  05:18  
  05:10
[PHX 64-70]
Len Running Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Tucker (3 AST) 
Turner 3pt Shot: Missed  04:48  
  04:46 Teletovic Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
Olynyk Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (B Taylor)  04:40  
  04:40
[PHX 65-70]
Teletovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS) 
Turner Substitution replaced by Thomas  04:40  
  04:40 Teletovic Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Team Rebound  04:39  
  04:28 Len Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown) 
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS)  04:28
[BOS 71-65]
 
  04:28 Len Substitution replaced by Budinger 
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS)  04:28
[BOS 72-65]
 
  04:07 Booker Jump Bank Shot: Missed 
  04:03 Budinger Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
  04:03
[PHX 67-72]
Budinger Tip Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Bradley Driving Layup Shot: Missed  03:54  
  03:51 Team Rebound 
Bradley Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown)  03:44  
  03:44
[PHX 68-72]
Knight Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  03:44
[PHX 69-72]
Knight Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS) 
Olynyk Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Bradley (1 AST)  03:19
[BOS 74-69]
 
  03:09
[PHX 71-74]
Teletovic Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed  02:52  
  02:49 Tucker Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  02:43
[PHX 73-74]
Booker Cutting Dunk Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Tucker (4 AST) 
Thomas Jump Shot: Made (19 PTS)  02:21
[BOS 76-73]
 
  02:07 Knight Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Smart Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  02:04  
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  01:49  
  01:47 Teletovic Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  01:35 Budinger Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) 
  01:35 Team Timeout : Regular 
Johnson Substitution replaced by Jerebko  01:35  
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (22 PTS) Assist: Smart (3 AST)  01:17
[BOS 79-73]
 
  00:54.9 Teletovic Floating Jump shot: Missed Block: Smart (1 BLK) 
  00:45.9 Tucker Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
  00:31.9 Teletovic 3pt Shot: Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  00:29.9  
Thomas Floating Jump shot: Missed  00:13.9  
Thomas Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  00:12.4  
  00:12.4 Booker Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) (B Taylor) 
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (23 PTS)  00:12.4
[BOS 80-73]
 
Bradley Substitution replaced by Rozier  00:12.4  
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (24 PTS)  00:12.4
[BOS 81-73]
 
  00:00.2
[PHX 75-81]
Booker Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Tucker (5 AST) 
End of 3rd Quarter
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Smart Foul: Personal (3 PF) (B Taylor)  11:46  
  11:44 Teletovic Foul: Offensive (3 PF) (B Spooner) 
  11:44 Teletovic Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (27 PTS) Assist: Turner (3 AST)  11:27
[BOS 84-75]
 
Jerebko Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown)  11:15  
  11:15
[PHX 76-84]
Teletovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS) 
  11:15 Teletovic Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Olynyk Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  11:15  
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  11:00  
Olynyk Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  10:58  
Olynyk Putback Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS)  10:56
[BOS 86-76]
 
Smart Foul: Personal Block (4 PF) (T Brown)  10:47  
  10:42 Tucker 3pt Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:2 Def:7)  10:40  
Thomas Turnover : Traveling (2 TO)  10:36  
  10:13 Teletovic Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:13 Team Rebound 
Turner Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) (B Taylor)  10:13  
  10:09 Booker Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:07 Tucker Rebound (Off:4 Def:3) 
  10:05
[PHX 78-86]
Tucker Putback Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
  09:42 Tucker Foul: Personal (2 PF) (B Spooner) 
Olynyk Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Thomas (2 AST)  09:37
[BOS 88-78]
 
  09:14 Price 3pt Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:2 Def:8)  09:12  
  09:07 Budinger Foul: Personal (2 PF) (B Taylor) 
Olynyk Turnover : 3 Second Violation (2 TO)  08:58  
  08:58  
  08:58 Booker Substitution replaced by Jenkins 
  08:58 Budinger Substitution replaced by Knight 
Thomas Substitution replaced by Rozier  08:58  
  08:36 Price Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Rozier (1 ST) 
Turner Jump Shot: Missed  08:25  
  08:23 Jenkins Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  07:59 Price Jump Shot: Missed 
Jerebko Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  07:57  
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  07:44  
  07:42 Tucker Rebound (Off:4 Def:4) 
  07:28 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
  07:27 Team Rebound 
Turner Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF) (2 FTA) (B Spooner)  07:27  
  07:27
[PHX 79-88]
Tucker Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  07:27 Teletovic Substitution replaced by Len 
  07:27 Price Substitution replaced by Booker 
Olynyk Substitution replaced by Sullinger  07:27  
  07:27
[PHX 80-88]
Tucker Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Sullinger Turnover : Traveling (5 TO)  07:18  
  07:02
[PHX 82-88]
Knight Step Back Jump shot: Made (16 PTS) 
Turner Jump Shot: Missed  06:43  
Smart Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  06:41  
Jerebko 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Smart (4 AST)  06:34
[BOS 91-82]
 
  06:16 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  06:12  
Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed  06:03  
  06:01 Booker Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:55
[PHX 84-91]
Len Cutting Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Booker (3 AST) 
Sullinger Layup Shot: Missed Block: Tucker (1 BLK)  05:33  
Smart Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  05:30  
Smart Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  05:30
[BOS 93-84]
 
  05:21 Booker Driving Bank shot: Missed 
Jerebko Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  05:17  
Turner Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Jenkins (1 ST)  05:10  
Rozier Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (B Taylor)  05:07  
  05:07 Team Timeout : Regular 
Turner Substitution replaced by Bradley  05:07  
Rozier Substitution replaced by Thomas  05:07  
  05:07 Jenkins Substitution replaced by Teletovic 
  05:07
[PHX 85-93]
Booker Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS) 
  05:07
[PHX 86-93]
Booker Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS) 
Thomas Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (3 TO)  04:51  
  04:36 Booker 3pt Shot: Missed 
Jerebko Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  04:33  
Jerebko 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Thomas (3 AST)  04:24
[BOS 96-86]
 
  03:58
[PHX 89-96]
Knight 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Teletovic (2 AST) 
Thomas Jump Shot: Missed  03:37  
Smart Rebound (Off:4 Def:3)  03:35  
Thomas Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Booker (1 ST)  03:15  
  03:07
[PHX 91-96]
Booker Running Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  03:07  
Sullinger Substitution replaced by Johnson  03:07  
Bradley Pullup Jump shot: Made (15 PTS)  02:46
[BOS 98-91]
 
  02:19
[PHX 93-98]
Booker Driving Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS) 
Thomas Pullup Jump shot: Missed  02:07  
  02:05 Tucker Rebound (Off:4 Def:5) 
  01:50
[PHX 95-98]
Teletovic Dunk Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Booker (4 AST) 
Jerebko 3pt Shot: Missed  01:34  
  01:32 Booker Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  01:22 Teletovic 3pt Shot: Missed 
  01:21 Len Rebound (Off:3 Def:4) 
  01:16
[PHX 97-98]
Booker Step Back Jump shot: Made (19 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  01:16  
Johnson Substitution replaced by Turner  01:16  
Jerebko Substitution replaced by Olynyk  01:16  
Bradley Driving Layup Shot: Missed  01:11  
  01:09 Teletovic Rebound (Off:1 Def:8) 
  01:02 Team Timeout : Regular 
Thomas Substitution replaced by Johnson  01:02  
Olynyk Substitution replaced by Jerebko  01:02  
  00:57.9 Booker Jump Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:2 Def:9)  00:56.4  
  00:56.1 Tucker Foul: Personal (3 PF) (T Brown) 
Johnson Substitution replaced by Thomas  00:56.1  
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  00:37.9  
  00:35.6 Len Rebound (Off:3 Def:5) 
  00:23.9 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  00:23.2  
  00:21.1 Teletovic Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown) 
Smart Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  00:21.1
[BOS 99-97]
 
Thomas Substitution replaced by Johnson  00:21.1  
Smart Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  00:21.1
[BOS 100-97]
 
  00:21.1 Team Timeout : Short 
  00:17.9 Booker Floating Jump shot: Missed 
  00:15.9 Booker Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  00:15.5
[PHX 99-100]
Booker Putback Layup Shot: Made (21 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  00:15.4  
Johnson Substitution replaced by Thomas  00:15.4  
  00:15.4 Len Substitution replaced by Price 
  00:13.9 Knight Foul: Personal Take (3 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown) 
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:13.9  
Team Rebound  00:13.9  
  00:13.9 Price Substitution replaced by Len 
Jerebko Substitution replaced by Johnson  00:13.9  
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (28 PTS)  00:13.9
[BOS 101-99]
 
  00:03.9 Booker Jump Shot: Missed Block: Turner (1 BLK) 
Smart Rebound (Off:4 Def:4)  00:02.3  
  00:02.3 Teletovic Foul: Personal Take (5 PF) (2 FTA) (B Taylor) 
Smart Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  00:02.3
[BOS 102-99]
 
Thomas Substitution replaced by Jerebko  00:02.3  
Smart Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  00:02.3  
  00:01.7 Tucker Rebound (Off:4 Def:6) 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
BOS
2nd Atlantic
48
34
6-4
28-13
20-21
PHX
4th Pacific
23
59
3-7
14-27
9-32
 
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
PHX
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