JUST IN:The Celtics secure their 11th consecutive victory by crushing the Warriors in an NBA roundup.

March 4, 2024

In the first half, Boston nailed 15 out of 24 shots from beyond the arc and went into halftime with an impressive lead of 82-38.

This was a momentous occasion for Boston as they had never before held such a massive halftime advantage in their franchise history.

At halftime, Boston was leading 82-38 after successfully converting 15 out of their total 24 three-point attempts made during the first two quarters.

This gave them a huge advantage and set a new record for the franchise with a halftime lead of 44 points – their largest to date.

During the first half, the Celtics had a shooting percentage of 60% (30 out of 50) and only committed one turnover.

In contrast, in the second quarter alone, the Warriors were behind by up to 45 points. Both teams opted to rest their starters for some or all of the second half.

In the victory, Jaylen Brown set the pace for Boston with 29 points while Jayson Tatum contributed an impressive 27 on his 26th birthday. Additionally, Boston sank an admirable total of 25 out of their attempted 49 three-

pointers at a rate of exactly fifty-one percent.

The Warriors were behind 115-62 at the end of the third quarter, despite a team-high score of 17 points from Lester Quinones. Boston widened their lead even further in the fourth to as much as 56 points.

Stephen Curry struggled during the first half with only two successful shots out of thirteen attempted (none from three-point range) and ended up with four total points for the game before sitting out during second half play.

The Knicks emerged victorious with a score of 107-98 against the Cavaliers.

Visiting New York witnessed Josh Hart achieve his third triple-double of the season, despite losing Jalen Brunson in just one minute into the game.

The Eastern Conference contenders struggled with short-handed rosters; however, New York emerged victorious over Cleveland after outlasting them.

After taking his only shot just 30 seconds after the game started, Brunson sustained a left knee injury and did not come back.

However, X-rays yielded negative results for him as Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau disclosed that he had suffered from a knee contusion post-game.

Recording a double-double, Hart garnered 13 points and 10 assists while matching his personal best of snagging 19 rebounds.

DiVincenzo contributed significantly to the Knicks’ win by putting up an impressive score of 28 points and securing their lead for good with just under six minutes left in the third quarter via a tiebreaking layup.

Additionally, Mobley achieved a double-double performance with his contribution of scoring thirteen points and grabbing as many rebounds; meanwhile, Merrill scored twenty-one team-high scores for Cavaliers.

The Spurs won 117 to 105 against the Pacers.

San Antonio’s Victor Wembanyama displayed his skills as he collected an impressive 31 points, 12 rebounds, six assists, six blocked shots and a steal to lead the team in their victorious match against Indiana on home court.

The Spurs’ score was boosted by Malaki Branham’s 18 points, while Devin Vassell and Keldon Johnson each contributed 17 points.

The Pacers were spearheaded by T.J. McConnell’s impressive season-high score of 26 points, alongside Pascal Siakam contributing with an additional 21 points. Myles Turner also had a double-double performance as he notched in 16 total points and grabbed ten rebounds for the team.

Mavericks lose to 76ers by a score of 116-120.

Scoring 28 points and sinking a crucial 3-pointer, Tobias Harris helped Philadelphia secure victory despite facing an intense comeback attempt by Dallas on their home court.

With only six minutes remaining in the game and a comfortable 15-point lead, Philadelphia seemed poised for victory. However, Luka Doncic’s impressive performance of 38 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists quickly changed the tide.

In just two short minutes he scored nine crucial points to bring Dallas within striking distance at a narrowed gap of nine points. His leadership helped rally his team to eventually close in on Philadelphia with a score of110-105 with only one minute thirty-four seconds left until full time.

Harris extended the lead to eight by scoring a three-pointer from the corner, securing Philadelphia’s second consecutive victory. Tyrese Maxey tallied 24 points and Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 21 for Philly. Kyrie Irving put up an impressive performance with his contribution of 28 points for Dallas.

The Timberwolves lost by a single point to the Clippers, with a score of 88-89.
In Minneapolis, Los Angeles emerged victorious as Kawhi Leonard netted 32 points through a 12-for-26 shooting performance.

The Clippers’ Norman Powell contributed an impressive tally of 24 points, achieving it with a successful 9-for-13 shot record and nailing six out of eight shots taken from beyond the arc. Meanwhile, Paul George finished with 15 points to support their team’s win despite James Harden’s poor game performance – only managing four points while missing all ten attempts on field goals.

The Timberwolves were led by Anthony Edwards who scored a team-high of 27 points with his shooting accuracy at 9-for-20.

Karl-Anthony Towns contributed to the game by scoring 18 points, grabbing nine rebounds and providing eight assists while Rudy Gobert recorded impressive stats for himself as well, finishing the match with12 points and 16 rebounds.

The final score was 113-91, with Magic defeating the Pistons.

Visiting Detroit couldn’t keep up as Paolo Banchero dominated with 29 points, eight rebounds and five assists to help Orlando secure a comfortable lead.

This season, Banchero has been the top scorer in 39 games by reaching a minimum of 20 points. Additionally, Wendell Carter Jr contributed with 19 points and eight rebounds while Markelle Fultz delivered an impressive performance making all eight shots for a total of 16 points to lead the Magics towards completing their four-game sweep for this season’s series.

Detroit has only won one game out of their last nine. Scoring 17 points, Evan Fournier led the team while Simone Fontecchio contributed 15 points, Jalen Duren added 11 and Isaiah Stewart scored a total of 10 points for Detroit.

Hornets lose to Raptors, score 106-111.

Visiting Charlotte was defeated by Toronto as RJ Barrett scored 23 points.

With their two prior games resulting in losses, the Raptors received 22 points and 11 assists from Immanuel Quickley. Additionally, Ochai Agbaji achieved a career-high nine rebounds to complement his pair of blocked shots while securing 13 team points.

The Hornets, who have experienced four consecutive losses, had Brandon Miller contribute a total of 26 points while Miles Bridges added in 20