Here are the scores, updates, and results of the NBA 2020-2021 regular season match between the Dever Nuggets (DEN) vs Boston Celtics (BOS) on April 12, 2021 (All times are in Philippine Standard Time) at the Ball Arena.
The Boston Celtics had flaming hot hands in today’s game. The Celtics had a 31-3 big run against the Nuggets and also ended their win streak.
Despite being listed as questionable to play before tip-off, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown still played and aided the team for an epic comeback.
Tatum finished the game with another excellent game after that 53-point game he tallied against the Timberwolves in their previous game. Tatum also had 10 rebounds. Brown added 20 points and 8 rebounds.
“We just needed something to get us going,” Head coach of the Boston Celtics shared. “You know, I thought we were close to going the other way there when it was 76-62.”
Meanwhile, the Denver Nuggets also had an excellent matchup against the Celtics, but it was just not enough to prolong their winning streak. Within the fourth quarter, they really played terribly. They only scored 8 points against the Celtics’ 31.
Nikola Jokic puts another triple-double on his stat line as he scored 17 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and dimed 11 assists.
Michael Porter Jr. chipped in 22 points, their highest scorer while Campazzo added 14.
The Boston Celtics rise up to 28-26 while the Denver Nuggets drop down to 34-19.
Celtics vs Nuggets
Quarters: 16-27; 19-24; 29-28; 31-8
Celtics (105) – Tatum 28, Brown 20, Walker 14, Smart 14, Williams III 10
Nuggets (87) – Porter Jr. 22, Jokic 17, Campazzo 14, Barton 13, Gordon 7