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Thomas scores 42, lifts Celtics over Hawks 111-103 in Game 3


By KYLE HIGHTOWER
Posted Apr 23 2016 12:39AM

BOSTON (AP) On the heels of slow starts and lackluster offensive efforts in their first two playoff games, the Celtics knew they would need to play like a desperate bunch in their Game 3 matchup with the Hawks.

Boston did, and Isaiah Thomas delivered a career-high 42 points in a 111-103 victory over Atlanta on Friday night that closed the gap to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference first-round series.

"I was just in attack mode," Thomas said. "I was just trying to do what I could to win the game."

Thomas joined a short list of Celtics to score 40 points in a playoff game: Ray Allen, Larry Bird, John Havlicek, Sam Jones, Reggie Lewis, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo and Jo Jo White.

"I was just trying to follow in the footsteps of all the Celtics greats. That starts by winning ... and then winning championships," Thomas said.

Evan Turner, inserted into the starting lineup, had 17 points and seven assists. Amir Johnson added 15 points and seven rebounds.

Playing by far its best first half of the series, Boston led by as many as 20 points before seeing that mostly erased by a 12-0 run by the Hawks in the third quarter.

The Celtics then survived a frenetic fourth quarter that featured three ties and a pair of lead changes, finally getting separation with five straight points for a 104-98 lead.

Jeff Teague had 23 points for Atlanta. Kent Bazemore and Dennis Schroder each finished with 20.

Game 4 is Sunday in Boston.

In an effort to find some energy following lethargic opening quarters in both Game 1 and 2, Celtics coach Brad Stevens tweaked his lineup Friday.

He started Turner in place of Marcus Smart, and Jonas Jerebko got the nod over Jared Sullinger.

It meant the Celtics were a much smaller team, but it also translated into a group that was a lot quicker and active in transition.

That showed early with the first points of the game coming via Jerebko on a tip-dunk off Thomas' missed layup. Boston used the jolt to build its double-digit first-half lead.

"They hit a bunch of shots early, shots they hadn't hit in the first two games and caught us on our heels a little bit," Hawks guard Kyle Korver said.

The Hawks whittled away at it with a balanced attack, but still shot just 12 percent from the 3-point line in the opening 24 minutes.

Along with the quickened offensive pace, tempers were tweaked times.

Most notably, Thomas and Schroder were issued double technical fouls following a brief face-to-face moment. Thomas had to be restrained by Sullinger.

Sullinger was called for a flagrant foul on Schroder later in the period. That was almost immediately followed by a flagrant foul on the other end by Paul Millsap on Sullinger.

Then, early in the fourth quarter, Schroder was issued a flagrant for a foul on Thomas.

Atlanta coach Mike Budenholzer said though Thomas has clearly woken up the Celtics' offense, the Hawks will adjust.

"He had a heck of a night," Budenholzer said. "Can we do better? Yes."

WORTH A REVIEW

What seems to have precipitated the dustup between Thomas and Schroder was an incident underneath the basket in the first quarter. Thomas can be seen in replays catching Schroder in the side of the head with his forearm as the Hawks' guard ran by.

Budenholzer said he expects the league will review the incident, but Thomas said he wasn't concerned, adding it was unintentional.

"I'm not, because I didn't mean to hit him in the head," Thomas said. "He got mad, he was talking. But it's playoff basketball, that's what it's about. I'm not gonna back down from anybody. And he knows that."

Hawks forward Kyle Korver said he is expecting action after a pre-playoff league memo about not throwing punches.

"I guess we'll see what happens," he said.

A LITTLE INSPIRATION

Part of the inspiration for Thomas' big night came prior to the game via a pair of text messages from Pistons' great Isiah Thomas and soon-to-be Hall of Famer Allen Iverson.

"Allen Iverson just said `Keep fighting. They did what they were supposed to do in Atlanta, now its' time for you guys to take advantage of being at home."" Thomas recalled. "Then Isiah Thomas, just gave me a few tips I can't tell you guys about. He told me what he has seen and he helped me out a lot."

TIP-INS

Hawks: Schroder had his highest-scoring playoff game. ... Atlanta was just 2 for 17 from the 3-point line in the first half.

Celtics: Boston's 57 points in the first half total eclipsed their first-half totals for both Game 1 (34) and Game 2 (28).

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ATL
BOS
     
    • 44.2%

    • 46.3%

    • 25.0%

    • 34.4%

    • 85.7%

    • 72.7%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
ATL BOS
Total Rebounds 41 44
Offensive Rebounds 7 7
Turnovers 13 15
Fast Break Pts: 14 19
Biggest Lead: 1 20
Points in the Paint: 52 44
ATL BOS
p Teague   23 Thomas   42
rb Horford   13 Jerebko   12
a Horford   6 Turner   7
s 4 players   2 Turner   5
b Horford   4 2 players   2
 
  • 11/13 - ATL 93 @ BOS 106
  • 11/24 - BOS 97 @ ATL 121
  • 12/18 - ATL 109 @ BOS 101
  • 04/09 - BOS 107 @ ATL 118
Atlanta Hawks (48-34)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
K. Bazemore F 34:25 8-19 2-8 2-3 -2 1 7 8 2 3 2 1 0 2 20
P. Millsap F 36:55 3-9 0-1 2-2 -4 2 8 10 1 4 2 1 0 1 8
A. Horford C 35:39 4-10 0-3 0-0 -12 3 10 13 6 0 2 1 4 1 8
K. Korver G 29:06 6-10 5-9 0-0 -3 0 0 0 2 6 1 1 0 0 17
J. Teague G 31:52 7-17 0-4 9-9 -8 0 2 2 5 3 1 4 1 2 23
T. Sefolosha   19:39 0-2 0-2 1-2 0 0 3 3 0 1 2 1 2 0 1
M. Muscala   02:50 0-2 0-2 0-0 -6 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
D. Schroder   22:26 8-14 0-4 4-5 +1 0 1 1 2 4 0 2 0 0 20
T. Hardaway Jr.   04:21 0-0 0-0 0-0 -8 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
M. Scott   20:36 2-3 2-3 0-0 +6 1 2 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 6
K. Hinrich   02:12 0-0 0-0 0-0 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
K. Humphries DNP - Coach's Decision
L. Patterson DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 38-86 9-36 18-21   7 34 41 19 24 10 13 7 6 103
  44.2% 25.0% 85.7%   team rebs: 7 total to: 14
Boston Celtics (48-34)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
J. Jerebko F 36:55 5-12 1-4 0-0 +14 3 9 12 4 3 0 0 1 1 11
J. Crowder F 33:08 1-11 1-7 1-4 +4 1 7 8 3 2 3 0 0 1 4
A. Johnson C 31:06 7-8 0-0 1-2 +5 2 5 7 2 1 0 3 2 1 15
E. Turner G 34:06 6-14 1-3 4-6 +11 0 2 2 7 4 5 5 1 0 17
I. Thomas G 36:39 12-24 5-12 13-15 +3 1 3 4 1 2 1 1 0 4 42
J. Sullinger   11:05 1-2 0-0 2-2 -3 0 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 4
M. Smart   32:57 3-6 2-4 3-4 +7 0 3 3 5 4 0 4 2 0 11
R. Hunter   07:16 1-1 0-0 0-0 +6 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
T. Rozier   16:48 2-4 1-2 0-0 -7 0 3 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 5
J. Holland DNP - Coach's Decision
J. Mickey DNP - Coach's Decision
J. Young DNP - Coach's Decision
T. Zeller DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 38-82 11-32 24-33   7 37 44 23 20 10 15 6 7 111
  46.3% 34.4% 72.7%   team rebs: 12 total to: 16

inactive

  • Hawks: Splitter, Tavares
  • Celtics: Bradley, Olynyk

technical fouls

  • Hawks: Schroder
  • Celtics: Thomas

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 6
  • Times Tied: 6

arena stats

  • Arena: TD Garden, Boston, MA
  • Officials: #8 Marc Davis, #15 Zach Zarba, #42 Eric Lewis
  • Attendance: 18624
  • Duration: 2:33
Atlanta Hawks (48-35) Boston Celtics (49-34)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Johnson vs Horford (Jerebko gains possession)
  11:38 Jerebko 3pt Shot: Missed 
  11:36 Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  11:31 Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed 
  11:30 Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  11:30
[BOS 2-0]
Jerebko Putback Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Millsap Cutting Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Horford (1 AST)  11:13
[ATL 2-2]
 
Korver Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (E Lewis)  11:01  
  11:01 Turner Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  11:01 Team Rebound 
  11:01
[BOS 3-2]
Turner Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  10:51 Thomas Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (E Lewis) 
Teague Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  10:51
[ATL 3-3]
 
Teague Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  10:51
[ATL 4-3]
 
  10:31
[BOS 6-4]
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Crowder (1 AST) 
Bazemore 3pt Shot: Missed  10:15  
  10:14 Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  10:07 Johnson Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (Z Zarba) 
  10:07 Johnson Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Teague 3pt Shot: Missed  09:52  
  09:51 Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:36
[BOS 9-4]
Jerebko 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Johnson (1 AST) 
  09:27 Crowder Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (E Lewis) 
Millsap Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  09:27
[ATL 5-9]
 
Millsap Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  09:27
[ATL 6-9]
 
  09:07 Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed 
Horford Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:06  
Horford 3pt Shot: Missed  08:52  
  08:51 Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  08:40
[BOS 12-6]
Turner 3pt Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Jerebko (1 AST) 
Teague Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Turner (1 ST)  08:19  
  08:14
[BOS 15-6]
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Turner (1 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  08:13  
Bazemore 3pt Shot: Missed  07:51  
  07:50 Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  07:32
[BOS 17-6]
Johnson Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Crowder (2 AST) 
Millsap Layup Shot: Missed  07:14  
  07:14 Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  07:02
[BOS 19-6]
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Bazemore Cutting Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Millsap (1 AST)  06:50
[ATL 8-19]
 
  06:32 Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed Block: Teague (1 BLK) 
Millsap Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:31  
Bazemore Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  06:22  
Bazemore Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  06:20  
Bazemore Tip Layup Shot: Missed  06:19  
  06:18 Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  06:09 Turner Layup Shot: Missed 
Horford Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  06:08  
Bazemore 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Horford (2 AST)  06:02
[ATL 11-19]
 
  05:45 Johnson Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Millsap (1 ST) 
Teague Driving Floating Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS)  05:39
[ATL 13-19]
 
  05:21
[BOS 21-13]
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Korver Foul: Shooting Block (2 PF) (1 FTA) (Z Zarba)  05:21  
Horford Substitution replaced by Sefolosha  05:21  
Korver Substitution replaced by Muscala  05:21  
  05:21 Jerebko Substitution replaced by Sullinger 
  05:21 Johnson Substitution replaced by Smart 
  05:21
[BOS 22-13]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 1 (11 PTS) 
  05:07 Smart Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba) 
Bazemore Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  05:07  
Team Rebound  05:07  
Bazemore Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  05:07
[ATL 14-22]
 
  04:56 Turner Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Bazemore (1 ST) 
Bazemore Driving Layup Shot: Missed  04:50  
  04:48 Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  04:43 Crowder Layup Shot: Missed Block: Sefolosha (1 BLK) 
  04:42 Team Rebound 
  04:42 Turner Substitution replaced by Hunter 
  04:41 Smart Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
Teague Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Crowder (1 ST)  04:34  
Teague Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba)  04:30  
  04:30 Crowder Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:30 Team Rebound 
Teague Substitution replaced by Schroder  04:30  
  04:30
[BOS 23-14]
Crowder Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Muscala Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (E Lewis)  04:21  
Muscala Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  04:21  
Bazemore Substitution replaced by Hardaway Jr.  04:21  
  04:02 Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed 
Muscala Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  04:00  
Muscala 3pt Shot: Missed  03:50  
  03:49 Hunter Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:41 Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Millsap Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  03:41  
Millsap Layup Shot: Missed Block: Smart (1 BLK)  03:19  
  03:18 Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  03:16
[BOS 25-14]
Thomas Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Crowder (3 AST) 
Hardaway Jr. Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (Z Zarba)  03:16  
  03:16
[BOS 26-14]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 1 (14 PTS) 
Muscala 3pt Shot: Missed  03:02  
  03:02 Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  02:49
[BOS 29-14]
Crowder 3pt Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Sullinger (1 AST) 
  02:31 Crowder Foul: Personal (2 PF) (Z Zarba) 
  02:31 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:31 Crowder Substitution replaced by Jerebko 
Muscala Substitution replaced by Scott  02:31  
Millsap Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  02:18
[ATL 16-29]
 
  01:57 Jerebko Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Scott Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:57  
Schroder Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  01:44
[ATL 18-29]
 
Schroder Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) (E Lewis)  01:27  
  01:27 Double Technical - Thomas, Schroder (Z Zarba) 
  01:27
[BOS 30-18]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS) 
Millsap Substitution replaced by Horford  01:27  
  01:27
[BOS 31-18]
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (16 PTS) 
  01:22 Smart Foul: Personal Block (2 PF) (2 FTA) (E Lewis) 
Schroder Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  01:22
[ATL 19-31]
 
  01:22 Thomas Substitution replaced by Rozier 
Schroder Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  01:22
[ATL 20-31]
 
  01:10
[BOS 33-20]
Sullinger Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Jerebko (2 AST) 
Sefolosha 3pt Shot: Missed  00:54.9  
  00:53.8 Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
Sefolosha Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis)  00:48.1  
  00:48.1
[BOS 34-20]
Smart Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  00:48.1
[BOS 35-20]
Smart Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Schroder 3pt Shot: Missed  00:34.9  
  00:34.5 Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  00:16.9
[BOS 37-20]
Rozier Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Jerebko (3 AST) 
Schroder 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.0  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 1st Quarter
Atlanta Hawks (48-35) Boston Celtics (49-34)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
Schroder Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Rozier (1 ST)  11:46  
  11:41
[BOS 39-20]
Hunter Running Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Korver 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Horford (3 AST)  11:22
[ATL 23-39]
 
  11:01 Smart 3pt Shot: Missed 
Sefolosha Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:00  
Schroder Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Missed  10:51  
  10:50 Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  10:35 Sullinger Turnaround Hook Shot: Missed 
  10:34 Team Rebound 
  10:34 Hunter Substitution replaced by Turner 
  10:26 Rozier Turnover : Backcourt Turnover (1 TO) 
Horford 3pt Shot: Missed  10:08  
  10:07 Rozier Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:54 Jerebko Jump Shot: Missed 
Horford Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  09:54  
  09:53 Jerebko Foul: Personal (1 PF) (M Davis) 
  09:53 Sullinger Substitution replaced by Johnson 
Schroder Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  09:39
[ATL 25-39]
 
Korver Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (E Lewis)  09:17  
  09:17 Smart Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  09:17 Team Rebound 
  09:17
[BOS 40-25]
Smart Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Horford Turnaround Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS)  09:00
[ATL 27-40]
 
  08:44
[BOS 42-27]
Smart Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Johnson (2 AST) 
Schroder Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Turner (2 ST)  08:19  
Schroder Foul: Personal (2 PF) (E Lewis)  08:18  
  08:18  
Korver Substitution replaced by Bazemore  08:18  
Sefolosha Substitution replaced by Teague  08:18  
  08:03
[BOS 44-27]
Jerebko Driving Hook Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Turner (2 AST) 
Schroder Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  07:56
[ATL 29-44]
 
  07:42
[BOS 47-29]
Rozier 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Smart (1 AST) 
Schroder Pullup Jump shot: Missed  07:28  
Scott Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  07:27  
Teague Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Missed Block: Johnson (1 BLK)  07:19  
  07:18 Smart Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:58
[BOS 49-29]
Turner Pullup Jump shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Horford Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Made (4 PTS)  06:41
[ATL 31-49]
 
  06:27 Turner Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Teague Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:26  
  06:21 Rozier Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Teague Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  06:21
[ATL 32-49]
 
Horford Substitution replaced by Millsap  06:21  
  06:21 Jerebko Substitution replaced by Crowder 
  06:21 Smart Substitution replaced by Thomas 
Teague Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  06:21
[ATL 33-49]
 
  06:04 Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed 
Schroder Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:03  
Bazemore Cutting Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Scott (1 AST)  05:54
[ATL 35-49]
 
  05:54 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:33 Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  05:32  
Schroder 3pt Shot: Missed  05:11  
  05:10 Rozier Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  04:55 Crowder Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Missed 
Millsap Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  04:54  
Teague Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  04:38
[ATL 37-49]
 
  04:26 Turner 3pt Shot: Missed 
Millsap Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  04:24  
Bazemore Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Crowder (2 ST)  04:18  
  04:02
[BOS 51-37]
Turner Driving Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Schroder Pullup Jump shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Bazemore (1 AST)  03:46
[ATL 39-51]
 
  03:25 Rozier 3pt Shot: Missed 
  03:23 Team Rebound 
Bazemore Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (E Lewis)  03:23  
  03:23 Rozier Substitution replaced by Jerebko 
Scott Substitution replaced by Korver  03:23  
Schroder Substitution replaced by Horford  03:23  
  03:19 Turner Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Bazemore Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  03:18  
Horford 3pt Shot: Missed  02:57  
  02:55 Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  02:49 Thomas Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Horford (1 ST) 
Bazemore 3pt Shot: Missed  02:43  
Horford Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  02:42  
Korver Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Horford (4 AST)  02:35
[ATL 41-51]
 
  02:22 Thomas Layup Shot: Missed Block: Horford (1 BLK) 
Teague Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:20  
Teague Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Crowder (3 ST)  02:17  
  02:08
[BOS 53-41]
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Made (18 PTS) 
Millsap Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (E Lewis)  02:08  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:08  
  02:08 Turner Substitution replaced by Smart 
  02:08
[BOS 54-41]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 1 (19 PTS) 
Bazemore Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Korver (1 AST)  01:54
[ATL 43-54]
 
  01:35 Smart Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
  01:34 Crowder Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  01:30 Crowder Jump Shot: Missed 
Horford Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  01:29  
Teague Running Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS)  01:23
[ATL 45-54]
 
  01:12 Jerebko Driving Hook Shot: Missed 
Horford Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  01:11  
Korver 3pt Shot: Missed  01:05  
  01:04 Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
Teague Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis)  00:50.1  
  00:50.1
[BOS 55-45]
Johnson Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  00:50.1 Crowder Substitution replaced by Turner 
  00:50.1 Johnson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
  00:49.9 Jerebko Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  00:30.9 Turner Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Millsap Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  00:30.4  
Teague Step Back Jump shot: Missed  00:07.8  
  00:06.9 Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:02.1
[BOS 57-45]
Johnson Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Thomas (1 AST) 
Bazemore 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.3  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 2nd Quarter
Atlanta Hawks (48-35) Boston Celtics (49-34)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Horford Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Turner (3 ST)  11:43  
Horford Violation:Defensive Goaltending (E Lewis)  11:40  
  11:40
[BOS 59-45]
Turner Running Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Teague Driving Floating Jump Shot: Missed  11:25  
  11:24 Crowder Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  11:10
[BOS 62-45]
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (22 PTS) Assist: Turner (3 AST) 
Bazemore Layup Shot: Missed Block: Johnson (2 BLK)  10:51  
  10:50 Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  10:43
[BOS 64-45]
Johnson Cutting Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Turner (4 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  10:43  
Teague Driving Floating Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS)  10:30
[ATL 47-64]
 
  10:16 Crowder Jump Shot: Missed 
Horford Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  10:15  
Korver 3pt Shot: Missed  10:07  
  10:06 Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  09:50 Turner Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Millsap (2 ST) 
  09:49 Turner Foul: Personal (1 PF) (Z Zarba) 
  09:44 Thomas Foul: Personal (2 PF) (E Lewis) 
Bazemore 3pt Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Horford (5 AST)  09:30
[ATL 50-64]
 
  09:14 Turner 3pt Shot: Missed 
Millsap Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  09:13  
Teague Driving Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS)  09:05
[ATL 52-64]
 
  08:42 Johnson Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (3 TO) 
Bazemore 3pt Shot: Missed  08:29  
Horford Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  08:28  
Korver 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Horford (6 AST)  08:24
[ATL 55-64]
 
  08:01 Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed 
Millsap Rebound (Off:0 Def:7)  08:00  
Bazemore Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS)  07:49
[ATL 57-64]
 
  07:49 Team Timeout : Regular 
  07:49 Turner Substitution replaced by Smart 
  07:30 Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed 
  07:28 Team Rebound 
Teague Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis)  07:25  
  07:25
[BOS 65-57]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (23 PTS) 
  07:25
[BOS 66-57]
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (24 PTS) 
Horford Cutting Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Teague (1 AST)  07:16
[ATL 59-66]
 
  06:57 Thomas Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Missed Block: Horford (2 BLK) 
  06:56 Johnson Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  06:54
[BOS 68-59]
Johnson Putback Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Teague 3pt Shot: Missed  06:32  
  06:31 Smart Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Millsap Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba)  06:20  
  06:20 Crowder Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  06:20 Team Rebound 
Millsap Substitution replaced by Scott  06:20  
  06:20 Crowder Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Bazemore Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  06:20  
Bazemore 3pt Shot: Missed  05:56  
  05:55 Crowder Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  05:37
[BOS 70-59]
Thomas Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (26 PTS) Assist: Jerebko (4 AST) 
Horford Driving Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Teague (2 AST)  05:22
[ATL 61-70]
 
  05:12
[BOS 73-61]
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (29 PTS) Assist: Smart (2 AST) 
  04:58 Smart Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (3 FTA) (M Davis) 
Teague Free Throw 1 of 3 (15 PTS)  04:58
[ATL 62-73]
 
Teague Free Throw 2 of 3 (16 PTS)  04:58
[ATL 63-73]
 
Korver Substitution replaced by Schroder  04:58  
  04:58 Jerebko Substitution replaced by Sullinger 
  04:58 Johnson Substitution replaced by Hunter 
Teague Free Throw 3 of 3 (17 PTS)  04:58
[ATL 64-73]
 
  04:45
[BOS 75-64]
Thomas Jump Shot: Made (31 PTS) Assist: Smart (3 AST) 
Bazemore Driving Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS)  04:32
[ATL 66-75]
 
  04:32 Hunter Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (E Lewis) 
Teague Substitution replaced by Sefolosha  04:32  
Horford Substitution replaced by Millsap  04:32  
Bazemore Free Throw 1 of 1 (18 PTS)  04:32
[ATL 67-75]
 
  04:21 Hunter Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (1 TO) 
Millsap Driving Layup Shot: Missed  04:05  
  04:04 Smart Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  03:58 Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed 
Sefolosha Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  03:57  
  03:50 Sullinger Foul: Flagrant Type 1 (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Schroder Free Throw Flagrant 1 of 2 Missed  03:50  
Team Rebound  03:50  
  03:50 Hunter Substitution replaced by Rozier 
Schroder Free Throw Flagrant 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  03:50
[ATL 68-75]
 
Scott 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Schroder (1 AST)  03:42
[ATL 71-75]
 
Millsap Foul: Flagrant Type 1 (3 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis)  03:30  
  03:30
[BOS 76-71]
Sullinger Free Throw Flagrant 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  03:30
[BOS 77-71]
Sullinger Free Throw Flagrant 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
  03:30 Smart Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Sefolosha (1 ST) 
Millsap 3pt Shot: Missed  03:21  
  03:20 Crowder Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  03:03 Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed 
Sefolosha Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  03:02  
Millsap Driving Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Bazemore (2 AST)  02:42
[ATL 73-77]
 
  02:23 Thomas Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Missed 
  02:22 Thomas Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  02:05 Rozier Jump Shot: Missed 
Bazemore Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  02:04  
Schroder Pullup Jump shot: Made (13 PTS)  01:54
[ATL 75-77]
 
  01:35 Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bazemore Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  01:34  
Schroder Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS)  01:21
[ATL 77-77]
 
  01:21 Sullinger Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) (E Lewis) 
  01:21 Crowder Substitution replaced by Jerebko 
  01:21 Thomas Substitution replaced by Turner 
  01:21 Sullinger Substitution replaced by Johnson 
Bazemore Substitution replaced by Korver  01:21  
Schroder Free Throw 1 of 1 (16 PTS)  01:21
[ATL 78-77]
 
Korver Foul: Personal (4 PF) (M Davis)  01:04  
Korver Substitution replaced by Hinrich  01:04  
  00:51.9 Turner Step Back Jump shot: Missed 
Scott Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  00:50.9  
Scott 3pt Shot: Missed  00:32.9  
Millsap Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  00:32.7  
Millsap Driving Hook Shot: Missed  00:25.9  
  00:25.3 Rozier Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  00:03.9 Turner Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:01.9 Jerebko Rebound (Off:3 Def:6) 
  00:00.1
[BOS 79-78]
Jerebko Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
End of 3rd Quarter
Atlanta Hawks (48-35) Boston Celtics (49-34)
Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
  11:45
[BOS 81-78]
Johnson Turnaround Hook Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Smart (4 AST) 
Sefolosha 3pt Shot: Missed  11:31  
  11:30 Johnson Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  11:16 Smart Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Horford (2 ST) 
Horford Jump Shot: Missed  11:10  
Millsap Rebound (Off:2 Def:7)  11:08  
Schroder 3pt Shot: Missed  11:05  
Team Rebound  11:04  
  11:04 Jerebko Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) (E Lewis) 
Hinrich Substitution replaced by Korver  11:04  
Schroder Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (18 PTS)  10:57
[ATL 80-81]
 
  10:31 Johnson Layup Shot: Missed Block: Sefolosha (2 BLK) 
Millsap Rebound (Off:2 Def:8)  10:30  
Korver 3pt Shot: Missed  10:24  
  10:24 Johnson Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  10:08
[BOS 84-80]
Smart 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Korver 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Schroder (2 AST)  09:53
[ATL 83-84]
 
  09:34 Turner Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Sefolosha (2 ST) 
Schroder Running Layup Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Korver (2 AST)  09:29
[ATL 85-84]
 
Schroder Foul: Personal (3 PF) (Z Zarba)  09:13  
  09:13 Team Timeout : Regular 
  09:13 Rozier Substitution replaced by Thomas 
Korver Substitution replaced by Bazemore  09:13  
  09:07
[BOS 86-85]
Jerebko Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Sefolosha Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Turner (4 ST)  08:51  
  08:48 Jerebko Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Horford (3 BLK) 
  08:47 Team Rebound 
Millsap Substitution replaced by Scott  08:47  
Sefolosha Substitution replaced by Korver  08:47  
  08:44 Smart Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Bazemore (2 ST) 
Korver Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (1 TO)  08:44  
Schroder Foul: Flagrant Type 1 (4 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba)  08:36  
  08:36
[BOS 87-85]
Thomas Free Throw Flagrant 1 of 2 (32 PTS) 
  08:36 Thomas Free Throw Flagrant 2 of 2 Missed 
  08:36 Team Rebound 
Schroder Substitution replaced by Teague  08:36  
  08:26
[BOS 89-85]
Johnson Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Turner (5 AST) 
Korver 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Teague (3 AST)  08:16
[ATL 88-89]
 
  08:16 Turner Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) (M Davis) 
  08:16 Jerebko Substitution replaced by Crowder 
Scott Turnover : Lane Violation (1 TO)  08:16  
  08:05
[BOS 91-88]
Johnson Driving Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Smart (5 AST) 
Korver 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Teague (4 AST)  07:55
[ATL 91-91]
 
  07:36
[BOS 94-91]
Smart 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Turner (6 AST) 
Scott 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Teague (5 AST)  07:25
[ATL 94-94]
 
  06:58
[BOS 96-94]
Thomas Cutting Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (34 PTS) Assist: Turner (7 AST) 
Teague Driving Layup Shot: Made (19 PTS)  06:50
[ATL 96-96]
 
  06:36
[BOS 98-96]
Turner Pullup Jump shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Korver Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (1 FTA) (M Davis)  06:36  
Horford Substitution replaced by Millsap  06:36  
  06:36 Johnson Substitution replaced by Jerebko 
Korver Substitution replaced by Schroder  06:36  
  06:36
[BOS 99-96]
Turner Free Throw 1 of 1 (13 PTS) 
Teague Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (21 PTS)  06:13
[ATL 98-99]
 
Scott Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis)  05:56  
  05:56  
  05:56
[BOS 100-98]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (35 PTS) 
  05:56
[BOS 101-98]
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (36 PTS) 
Millsap Cutting Dunk Shot: Missed  05:45  
  05:44 Turner Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  05:39
[BOS 103-98]
Turner Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
Millsap Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (1 FTA) (Z Zarba)  05:39  
Scott Substitution replaced by Horford  05:39  
Schroder Substitution replaced by Korver  05:39  
  05:39
[BOS 104-98]
Turner Free Throw 1 of 1 (16 PTS) 
Teague Layup Shot: Missed Block: Turner (1 BLK)  05:31  
  05:30 Thomas Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  05:06 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Teague Driving Layup Shot: Missed  04:56  
  04:55 Jerebko Rebound (Off:3 Def:7) 
  04:33 Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed 
Horford Rebound (Off:2 Def:7)  04:31  
Horford Jump Shot: Missed  04:23  
Horford Rebound (Off:3 Def:7)  04:22  
Teague Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Turner (5 ST)  04:18  
  04:13 Turner Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Teague (1 ST) 
  04:12 Turner Foul: Personal (3 PF) (M Davis) 
Bazemore Driving Layup Shot: Made (20 PTS)  03:50
[ATL 100-104]
 
  03:30 Jerebko 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bazemore Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  03:29  
Bazemore Jump Shot: Missed Block: Jerebko (1 BLK)  03:20  
  03:19 Jerebko Rebound (Off:3 Def:8) 
  03:14 Smart 3pt Shot: Missed 
Horford Rebound (Off:3 Def:8)  03:13  
Horford Layup Shot: Missed Block: Smart (2 BLK)  03:07  
  03:06 Jerebko Rebound (Off:3 Def:9) 
Bazemore Foul: Shooting Block (2 PF) (2 FTA) (E Lewis)  03:02  
  03:02
[BOS 105-100]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (37 PTS) 
  03:02 Crowder Substitution replaced by Johnson 
  03:02 Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Bazemore Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  03:02  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:56  
Bazemore Substitution replaced by Sefolosha  02:56  
  02:47 Smart Foul: Personal (4 PF) (Z Zarba) 
Korver 3pt Shot: Missed  02:34  
Team Rebound  02:33  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  02:33  
  02:19 Turner Turnover : Bad Pass (5 TO) Steal:Korver (1 ST) 
  02:15 Jerebko Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (E Lewis) 
Sefolosha Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  02:15
[ATL 101-105]
 
  02:15 Johnson Substitution replaced by Crowder 
Korver Substitution replaced by Bazemore  02:15  
Sefolosha Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  02:15  
  02:15 Turner Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  01:53
[BOS 108-101]
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (40 PTS) 
  01:46 Turner Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba) 
Teague Free Throw 1 of 2 (22 PTS)  01:46
[ATL 102-108]
 
Teague Free Throw 2 of 2 (23 PTS)  01:46
[ATL 103-108]
 
  01:31 Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed 
Horford Rebound (Off:3 Def:9)  01:30  
Teague 3pt Shot: Missed  01:13  
  01:12 Team Rebound 
  00:53.9 Jerebko 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bazemore Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  00:52.9  
Team Timeout : Regular  00:48.2  
Sefolosha Substitution replaced by Korver  00:48.2  
Millsap Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Thomas (1 ST)  00:42.9  
Bazemore Foul: Personal Take (3 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba)  00:42.9  
  00:42.9
[BOS 109-103]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (41 PTS) 
  00:42.9
[BOS 110-103]
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (42 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  00:42.9  
Bazemore Substitution replaced by Sefolosha  00:42.9  
Teague 3pt Shot: Missed  00:36.9  
  00:34.9 Thomas Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  00:15.4 Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Horford (4 BLK) 
  00:14.4 Team Rebound 
  00:14.4 Team Timeout : Short 
Korver Foul: Shooting (6 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba)  00:11.6  
Korver Substitution replaced by Hinrich  00:11.6  
  00:11.6
[BOS 111-103]
Turner Free Throw 1 of 2 (17 PTS) 
  00:11.6 Thomas Substitution replaced by Rozier 
  00:11.6 Turner Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Horford Rebound (Off:3 Def:10)  00:11.6  
Teague Driving Layup Shot: Missed  00:01.9  
  00:01.4 Crowder Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
End of 4th Quarter
broadcast information
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
ATL
2nd Southeast
48
34
6-4
27-14
21-20
BOS
2nd Atlantic
48
34
6-4
28-13
20-21
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
ATL
Millsap 17.3
Millsap 10.3
Teague 6.3
2 players 2.7
Bazemore 1.8
BOS
2 players 24.2
2 players 7.2
2 players 5.0
2 players 1.3
2 players 1.7
Hawks Stats
 seasonplayoffs
FG%.458.424
FT%.783.781
Points102.8100.5
Rebounds42.147.5
Assists25.622.7
Steals9.18.0
Blocks5.98.7
3-Point %.350.307
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Celtics Stats
 seasonplayoffs
FG%.439.384
FT%.788.786
Points105.793.8
Rebounds44.946.0
Assists24.221.0
Steals9.26.3
Blocks4.26.5
3-Point %.335.275
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Composite Box Score updated through Game 6
Atlanta Hawks (4-2)
field goalsrebounds
 minfgm-a3pm-aftm-aoffdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
Bazemore, Kent192:4031-8311-3811-1733942116736884
Hardaway Jr., Tim59:096-171-81-207762011014
Hinrich, Kirk15:271-30-10-00223000002
Horford, Al195:5029-676-1511-1213385121138916275
Humphries, Kris8:483-62-20-02241301008
Korver, Kyle203:1325-5218-405-523335915973073
Millsap, Paul217:5437-815-2019-26124153161871416798
Muscala, Mike45:186-150-42-2591435031114
Patterson, Lamar10:071-50-11-10442002013
Schroder, Dennis111:0923-563-167-9371017122100756
Scott, Mike117:5821-367-155-651924215372154
Sefolosha, Thabo111:397-221-118-1342428910775023
Teague, Jeff175:5032-805-2130-352911362151921299
Boston Celtics (2-4)
field goalsrebounds
 minfgm-a3pm-aftm-aoffdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
Bradley, Avery33:097-161-73-321312111118
Crowder, Jae197:2320-7210-417-11534391317973357
Holland, John1:190-10-10-00000000000
Hunter, RJ41:042-91-50-01563301125
Jerebko, Jonas162:1222-467-224-5734411015254355
Johnson, Amir133:3122-330-27-91132434131108451
Mickey, Jordan10:072-40-00-01122000104
Olynyk, Kelly31:331-90-30-02243514022
Rozier, Terry98:379-234-112-23141765123024
Smart, Marcus192:3122-6011-3217-2181927181710155972
Sullinger, Jared81:2813-422-43-4101727716160431
Thomas, Isaiah219:3347-11913-4638-47216183018414516145
Turner, Evan214:1131-853-1414-188263427198176879
Young, James10:211-30-10-00000101002
Zeller, Tyler38:027-150-04-64111521022018