Jayson Tatum & Kristaps Porziņģis GET BUCKETS IN BOSTON – 69 PTS COMBINED | February 9, 2024

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The Boston Celtics improve to 40-12 as they defeat the Washington Wizards, 133-129. Jayson Tatum led Boston with 35 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists as Kristaps Porzingis (34 points, 11 rebounds) had his second straight game of 30+ points and Jrue Holiday added 20 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists. Deni Avdiji led six Wizards in double-figures with 24 points, 11 rebounds, and 4 assists as Corey Kispert (24 points) and Bilal Coulibaly (career-high 21 points, 8 rebounds) totaled 45 points. The Wizards move to 9-42.

The Celtics are first team in NBA to 40 overall wins and first to 25 wins at home (25-3 now).

Jayson Tatum tied Paul Pierce for second-most 35+ PTS, 10+ REB games in franchise history with his 20th such game tonight, only Larry Bird (59) has more.