Jaylen Brown led the Boston Celtics to a 114-125 home win over the New Orleans Pelicans in the NBA.
Sharjah 24 – Asaad Khalil:
Jaylen Brown scored 41 points, and led his Boston Celtics to a 125-114 home victory over the New Orleans Pelicans in the NBA, establishing himself as one of the best clubs this season in the “NBA”.
And in his latest preparations for the upcoming confrontation with the Brooklyn Nets, Thursday, Boston presented a coherent performance and succeeded in overcoming the Pelicans, third in the western region.
The next match for Boston, which has 4 consecutive victories, will be expected against the Nets, as it leads the Eastern Conference standings (30-12) and the Nets are trying to chase it (27-13).
And while Brown averages under 27 points per game this season, he carried his team, on Wednesday, on his shoulders, recording 15 of 21 attempts, and adding 12 rebounds.
“This is a long season, there’s a lot of basketball, day in and day out, you have to be ready to do your job,” Brown said after scoring his best score of the season.
The balanced attack of Boston was exhausted by the Pelicans, as superstar Jason Tatum added 31 points and 10 rebounds, substitute Malcolm Brogdon 20 points, and Al Horford 14, while the main winners Marcus Smart and Robert Williams missed 3.
In the loser, who missed the injured Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram, CJ McCollum emerged with 38 points, and Nagy Marshall added 18.