NBA: Career High for Jaylen Brown at Strong Schröder-Comeback - Franz Wagner tragic at OT
Thanks to 50 points from Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics celebrated a furious comeback victory against Orlando Magic after extension. At the 116: 111 success, returner Dennis Schröder provides important plays, while Orlando Franz Wagner shows in Crunch time nerves.
Boston Celtics (18-19) — Orlando Magic (7-30) 116: 111 OT (Box score)
Since the Celtics have come away again with a blue eye. For over 44 minutes, it was a frightening weak idea of the hosts against a Raiders Orlando, an 18: 4-course to the end of the fourth quarter, but Boston saved in the extension in which Celtics had the momentum and yet celebrated a victory.
14 of these points went to the Jaylen Brown account, which set up a new career repair with 50 points (19/29 FG, 5/10 threesome, 7/8 ft) and 11 rebounds. It was the total eleventh 50-point game in the long history of Celtics. Also in the extension, the Forward was still full. A threesome brought Boston on the winning road, a little later he let a Behind-the-back-pass follow and also put on the Dagger of Al Oxford.
His share in the comeback also had Dennis Schröder, who made the lid on the lid with three free throws, but also at the beginning of the Overtime with a successful drive, a steal and a transformed threesome positive. For the Braunschweig, it was a successful return after four games pause (Corona), in 40 minutes the German 21 meters (7/14 FG) and 7 assists posted.
Franz Wagner with problems in the final phase
On the other side Franz Wagner was the tragic figure for Orlando. In the Crunch time, the Berliner initially awarded two free throws and lost the ball to Marcus Smart (17, 3/11, 7 Dimes) in the final minute of the fourth quarter, which served Brown in Outbreak for compensation. Otherwise, the rookie had a heavy booth, but in 34 minutes, after all, 14 points (5/14), 3 rebounds and 2 assists were noted. Brother Moritz played 2 minutes and met a corpse.
The best players of the guests were Gary Harris (23) and above all Terrence Ross (33, 11/19), which made it for a long time looking for a Magic victory. By a 20: 4-run to the end of the third quarter, Orlando became a double-digit lead, from the ranks were loud buoy calls.
These were not undeserved, too, the hosts acted. After 36 minutes, the Celtics stood at 20 ball losses, six of them went to Brown's account. Orlando, however, lacked the quality to take advantage of this weakness, so Brown Boston returned with 21 points in the fourth neighborhood again and turned the TD Garden in a joy house.
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In the end, Brown had almost half of all Field Goals's hosts (19 out of 39), it was to Stephen Curry against Atlanta (50) and Kevin Durant in Detroit (51) the third 50-point performance of a single player this season. Jayson Tatum was still missing with training residue after his stay at the Corona Protocol, Robert Williams laboratory at a toe injury.