Celtics' fourth quarter run propels them to 2-0 lead against the Pacers


After trailing by 12 points, Boston Celtics used a 31-12 fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers. They finished the game with a finals score of 99-91. They are led by Kyrie Irving, who scored game-high 37 points on 15-of-26 shooting, with 6-of-10 3-pointers, and dished-out seven assists. Jayson Tatum added 26 points, along with some clutch late shots to seal the win for Boston.

Pacers is led by Bojan Bogdanovic who had 23 points with 4-of-8 3-point shooting. In the final quarter after leading by 12 points, they struggled offensively and only had 12 points.

Irving fueled the Celtics and started the run after he entered the game at 7:35 mark while trailing by 4. He knock down two 3-pointers to give the Celtics a momentum. Tatum drilled a huge go-ahead corner three-pointer in the final minute of the game and Gordon Hayward dropped in a layup with 12.1 seconds left in the clock to bring the Celtics lead to 94-91.

With their chance to tie the game, the Pacers turn the ball over and the Celtics pulled away with a 3-point play coming from Tatum and two free throws by Hayward.

The Celtics used a 10-0 run in the final two minutes of the game to take the win and a boost going into Game 3 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indiana.


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