The Celtics defeated the Rockets, 107-97. Jayson Tatum led the Celtics with 31 points and nine rebounds, while Al Horford added 17 points, ten rebounds and three blocks in the victory. Jalen Green, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft from the G League Ignite, tallied a team-high 30 points (8-10 3pt FG), along with four rebounds and three assists for the Rockets in the losing effort. The Celtics improve to 1-2 on the season, while the Rockets fall to 1-2.
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