The Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in a close one, 103-100. This snaps a three-game losing streak for Boston (13-17).
Jordan Crawford scored 19 points on 7-11 shooting, including 3-5 on 3-point attempts, in a strong performance. Other top contributors for Boston included Jeff Green with 19 points and 8 rebounds, Avery Bradley with 18 points and 8 rebounds, and Brandon Bass with 15 points and 6 rebounds. Kyrie Irving had another strong game for Cleveland despite the loss, putting up 32 points on 13-22 shooting, including 4-6 from behind the arc.
Cleveland (10-19) has now lost four straight games.
Coming up, the Celtics battle the Atlanta Hawks, who are 16-13 on the season. The Cavaliers go up against the Golden State Warriors, currently sitting at 18-13 this year. The Celtics are 1-0 versus Atlanta this season.