The Boston Celtics won the NBA’s top game against the Memphis Grizzlies and remain top in the league.
The league leader of the Eastern Conference won 119: 109 (61:48) against the 2nd location from the west.
For Boston, it was the 41st win of the season with 16 defeats, Memphis lost 34 triumphs for the 22nd time after.
The grizzlies captured the better start and were still ahead with 37:31 in the 2nd quarter, however till the break the hosts turned this gap into a 61: 48 lead.
Also in the 2nd half, the grizzlies began much better and equalized to 63:63.
In the final area, the hosts then settled decisively.
The finest throwers in a balanced Celtics offensive were Derrick White with 23 points and Sam Mauser with 20 points.
Jayson Tatum developed modest 16 points for him.
For Memphis, Moran was the most successful with 25 points.