BOSTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — Isaiah Thomas had 25 points and nine assists, Jae Crowder added 21 points and Al Horford pitched in 11 in his Boston debut on Wednesday night as the Celtics survived a late scare to beat the Brooklyn Nets 122-117 in their season opener. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 21 for Brooklyn
It’s amazing how well Beverley and Harden compliment one another. Sure, he is hardly the best defender in the world, but that’s where Beverley steps in. Few people are better at slowly demoralizing a defender over the course of the game than Harden, and Beverley is outstanding at getting into an opponent
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