BOSTON Jaylen Brown scored 34 points and the Boston Celtics beat depleted Cleveland 111-101 on Wednesday night to end the Cavaliers’ winning streak at six.
Robert Williams III added a career-high 21 points along with 11 rebounds and seven assists, and Jayson Tatum had 18 points. ”
Down 23 points, the Cavaliers cut it to 10 at 85-75 on Garland’s basket – the first of the final quarter – but Williams had a steal and breakaway dunk that sparked the crowd and started an 8-0 spree. Udoka said the team is still in a ”holding pattern waiting for two negative tests” on the seven players that are in COVID protocol, which includes starting center Al Horford and forward Grant Williams, who plays extended minutes.