Here are the scores, updates, and results of the NBA 2020-2021 regular season match between the Boston Celtics (BOS) vs Phoenix Suns (PHX) on April 23, 2021 (All times are in Philippine Standard Time) at the TD Garden.
The Boston Celtics went past the Phoenix Suns after they were guided by the agile guard, Kemba Walker with his 32-point performance.
“I was just taking the shots available to me,” Walker said. “Some shots went in.”
In addition to his wonderful game, he also managed to hit 5 three-pointers and had 4 rebounds.
“I want to win. And plays like that shows it,” Walker said. “I’m just trying to lead by example.”
Jayson Tatum added 15 points and 11 rebounds despite having a terrible game in terms of hitting shots. He ended the game horribly as he only managed to hit 3 of his 17 shots while also having 5 turnovers.
Chris Paul had 22 points for the Suns and nearly had a triple-double, grabbing 8 rebounds and had 8 assists.
Booker and Bridges scored 30 combined points, 15 for each of the players. Bridges, the Sun who played the longest amongst his teammates had a tough shooting night beyond the three-point arc, hitting only 1 out of his 9 three-point looks.
Joe Crowder, their forward, did not play in today’s game due to a sprained right ankle.
The Boston Celtics improve to 32-27 while the Phoenix Suns drop to 42-17.
Suns vs Celtics
21-26; 16-27; 28-24; 21-22
Suns (86) – Paul 22, Bridges 15, Booker 15, Ayton 10, Johnson 8
Celtics (99) – Walker 32, Tatum 15, Smart 11, Pritchard 10, Thomspon 9