As the Boston Celtics have just played in their first NBA Finals since 2010, let’s take a look at the team’s best performances in the 2021-22 season:
1. March 6, 2022
Jayson Tatum wins a duel with former NBA MVP Kevin Durant as the All-Star forward lifts the Boston Celtics over the Brooklyn Nets in a 126-120 victory, collecting 54 points, three assists and five rebounds. Tatum shot more than 50 percent from three points, going 8 of 15 from beyond the arc.
2. January 23, 2022
Tatum burns the Washington Wizards for 51 points on 18 of 28 shots, including 9 of 14 from three-ball. Adding seven assists and 11 rebounds in a 116-87 Celtics win.
3. January 2, 2022
Jaylen Brown wants his team to win 116-111 against the Orlando Magic. Brown had 50 points, four assists and 11 rebounds in the win, as he shot 19 of 29 from the floor and 5 of 10 from behind the arc.
4. October 20, 2021
In the first game of the year, in a loss to the New York Knicks, Brown started the season on the right foot with 46 points, six assists, nine rebounds and three steals. The sniper finished 8 of 14 from three points.
5. December 31, 2021
In a 123-108 victory, Robert Williams III recorded his first career triple-double with ten points, ten assists and 11 rebounds in the game. Not only did he record a triple-double, but Williams III showed off his elite rim protection with five blocks.
6. March 9, 2022
Tatum once again finds his way onto this list, collecting 44 points, three assists and five rebounds in a 115-101 win over the Charlotte Hornets.
7. March 21, 2022
Grant Williams records his first career double-double entering the starting lineup of Williams III. Shooting 7 of 14 from the floor, Williams posted a night of 20 points and ten rebounds in a 132-123 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
8. October 25, 2021
In an overtime thriller, the Celtics elude the Charlotte Hornets on the road behind Tatum’s 41 points, eight assists and seven rebounds while shooting 6 of 12 from three points (50%).
9. December 13, 2021
Tatum lights up the Milwaukee Bucks in a Boston victory behind a performance of 42 points, four assists and five rebounds on 7 of 13 from three points.
10. March 3, 2022
Al Horford shows glimpses of Al Vintage with 21 points, 15 rebounds and five assists, shooting 4 of 8 of three in a 120-107 win over the Memphis Grizzlies.
PRIME: November 12, 2021
Missing the top ten but 11 close, Dennis Schroder enters the starting lineup and has 38 points, three assists and eight rebounds on 16 of 27 shooting, helping the Celtics past the Bucks with a 122-113 overtime win.
Top 10 counter:
Jayson Tatum: 5
Jaylen Brown: 2
Robert Williams III: 1
Grant Williams: 1
Al Horford: 1