Celtics show their strength, a great game and a victory against the New York Knicks


Celtics show their strength, a great game and a victory against the New York Knicks
Celtics show their strength, a great game and a victory against the New York Knicks © Maddie Meyer / Getty Images

In a thrilling night of preseason NBA action, the basketball world witnessed exhilarating performances from the New Orleans Pelicans, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, and Minnesota Timberwolves, all securing resounding victories.

As the teams took to the court, they provided a sneak peek into what fans can expect in the upcoming regular season. The Boston Celtics, in particular, displayed immense promise, hinting at a potent campaign in the forthcoming season.

Their clash with the New York Knicks concluded with a final score of 123-110 in favor of the Celtics. Leading the charge for Boston was the sensational Jayson Tatum, who exhibited his scoring prowess by notching an impressive 28 points, including a remarkable 5 of 8 three-point shooting, along with contributions of 8 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals.

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Emerging as a standout performer alongside Tatum was the Celtics' rookie sensation, Kristaps Porziņģis. The young Latvian athlete exhibited remarkable skills by contributing 20 points and securing 8 rebounds.

Jaylen Brown, a key part of Boston's core, also played an instrumental role in the victory, adding 17 points to the scoreboard while dishing out 6 assists. Sam Houser further bolstered the Celtics' performance by adding 15 points, and the promising rookie Jrue Holiday made his presence felt with a solid double-digit contribution of 10 points, in addition to grabbing 7 rebounds and providing 4 assists.

On the opposing side, the New York Knicks were led by Quentin Grimes, who showcased his scoring ability with 22 points. Mile McBride contributed 16 points, and the addition of Donte DiVincenzo to the Knicks' roster proved to be valuable as he added 15 points to their tally.

The victory for the Boston Celtics not only underlines their potential but also sets the stage for an exciting season ahead. Fans can anticipate more thrilling performances from this talented squad as they aim for success in the upcoming NBA campaign.

With standout players like Jayson Tatum and the promising rookie Kristaps Porziņģis, the future looks bright for the Celtics, and their supporters have reason to be excited for what lies ahead.

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