BOSTON – – Jaylen Brown had a career high of 42 points before rolling to their 10th place on Wednesday night when the Boston Celtics had to skip fourth quarter Consecutive win over the Memphis Grizzlies, 126-107

“He just really got better We worked hard to improve,” said Celtics coach Brad Stevens of the fourth-year forward who was also one of the leaders in the team’s social justice efforts ” He has a lot on his plate He wants a lot on his plate, and that’s a good thing ”

Jayson Tatum scored 16 points and Marcus Smart had 14 before they too had to sit out the fourth quarter of the blowout. Robert Williams III had 10 rebounds for Boston, which hasn’t lost to Memphis since 2016

Brown was the best at his career with 34 points, three minutes from the end of the third. His seven 3-pointers (on 10 attempts) were a career high

“I’ve seen Jaylen grow every year since I’ve been here,” said striker Daniel Theis. “He got a hot hand, shot five or six shots in a row, so we kept looking for him”

Hours after announcing that they would be without top scorer and reigning Rookie of the Year Ja Morant for three to five weeks with a sprained ankle, the Grizzlies lost security guard Grayson Allen to an ankle sprain in the first half >

Jonas Valančiūnas had 20 points and 11 rebounds for Memphis and Gorgui Dieng scored 17 points

“When we’re down, especially when we’re down, everyone has to bring their A-game with them, otherwise it won’t be good for us,” said Dieng. “Hopefully we can hold it down until the boys are back”

Memphis opened a 4-0 lead before giving up the next 12 points of the game. The Celtics were leading 31-19 in the quarter and 17-0 run in the second – two 3-points from Tatum and three 3 points and a putback layup from Brown – to open a 57:30 lead

The grizzlies did not arrive within 20 minutes until there were less than two minutes left and the banks had been emptied TIP-INS

Grizzlies: Memphis won against Brooklyn after 116: 111 overtime hours The Grizzlies last won in Boston in 2013 Kyle Anderson, who had 48 points in the last two games, scored nine points and was 0 for 4 out of the 3-point Area

Celtics: Tatum was classified as questionable with a left thumb sprain in the injury report released Wednesday afternoon, but was later updated to available.He started the game and scored 16 points in 23 minutes.Brown was 10 for 15 in The first half, including 7 out of 10 from the 3-point Tacko Fall saw its first action of the season, played the last six minutes and hit two free throws

– Otto Porter scored 28 points, Zach LaVine 22 and the Chicago Bulls, who played with no four players in the NBA health and safety protocol, defeated the winless Washington Wizards 133-130 on Thursday

pacemaker forward TJ Warren, who averages 155 points in four games this season, will be absent for an extended period of time, sources told ESPN after undergoing surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left foot

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