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Kyrie Irving's shoulder wasn't sore enough to keep him from cheering for Marcus Morris Sr. when he hit three 3-pointers to start the second half and propel Boston to a double-digit lead. Al Horford's injured knee didn't keep him from leaping to his feet when Jayson Tatum drove past Anthony Davis for a dunk. With four of their regulars relegated to cheerleaders, the Celtics got a season-high 31 points from Morris and another 21 from Tatum to beat New Orleans 113-100 on Monday night for their sixth straight victory.
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Celtics were without four key players against the New Orleans Pelicans, with stars Kyrie Irving, Al Horford and Gordon Hayward all out for the game.
Big man Aron Baynes was also out with a sprained ankle Monday night. Horford
Five Boston Celtics including Kyrie Irving, Al Horford and Gordon Hayward will miss Monday night's game against New Orleans, but the Pelicans will have Anthony Davis in the startling lineup despite a right hip contusion.
Al Horford completely owned the Knicks and Twitter loved it originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.comAl Horford scored 19 points, had 12 rebounds and four blocked shots in the Celtics 128-100 victory over the New York Knicks.Click here to download the
Al Horford had just finished an on-court interview when he spotted a handful of teammates creeping towards Gordon Hayward, grins on their faces and cups of water in their hands. Horford knew what was coming so he excitedly beelined to the bench, grabbed the first cup he could find, and raced to join the pack that was about to douse Hayward following his monster night on Saturday in Minnesota. "When I was walking off I saw Marcus Morris -- I think he was probably the one that instigated [the decision to surprise Hayward] -- and some of the other guys, Semi [Ojeleye], Brad [Wanamaker], [Guerschon Yabusele], and they all had water and I was like, ‘Oh shoot,' and I ran over to get some.