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'Aggressive' Irving takes over as C's top Raptors

6 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

After scoring 23 of his 43 points in the fourth quarter and overtime Friday against the Raptors, Kyrie Irving stressed the need for the Celtics' struggling offense to be more aggressive and attack the rim.
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After beating Raptors, Celtics host Jazz

6 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

BOSTON - The Boston Celtics returned from a 1-4 road trip looking for answers, trying to find the form that had them favored to win the Eastern Conference.
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Post Up: Kyrie Irving Comes Up Clutch, Leads Celtics to Win

Post Up: Kyrie Irving Comes Up Clutch, Leads Celtics to Win

6 monthes ago   |   By SLAMonline

Raptors 116 (12-4), Celtics 123 (9-6)
Kyrie Irving put on a show in the fourth quarter and overtime, scoring 23 of his 43 points down the stretch. Irving added 11 assists while teammate Jayson Tatum contributed 21 points. Kawhi Leonard led Toronto with 31 points.
Clutch Kyrie always puts on a show 🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/tUU1BXEsm3
- SLAM November 17, 2018
Jazz 107 (7-8), 76ers 113 (10-7)
Jimmy Butler made his home debut in Philly to incredible fanfare. He delivered, though, with 28 points , seven assists and a win. Donovan Mitchell didn't go down without a fight, finishing with 31 points...
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Raptors takeaways: Kyrie Irving outduels Kawhi Leonard

Raptors takeaways: Kyrie Irving outduels Kawhi Leonard

6 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

The Toronto Raptors failed to cling on to a late fourth quarter lead against the Boston Celtics before getting outscored 16-9 in overtime. Kawhi Leonard and Kyrie Irving went back-and-forth for much of the thrilling game but it was Irving who had the last laugh, scoring or assisting on every Celtics bucket in overtime.
Here are five takeaways from the tough 123-116 loss.
CRUNCH TIME ISO
Even in the go-go, up-tempo current NBA, games between evenly matched teams often turn into slugfests, with the defence turned up and offensive execution at a premium. Scoff at ‘iso-ball' all you want, but...
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Here's What Kyrie Irving, Celtics Had To Say About Guard's Stellar Game

6 monthes ago   |   By NESN

BOSTON - Kyrie Irving simply was stellar Friday night.
The Boston Celtics guard went off for 43 points on 18-for-26 shooting in a thrilling 123-116 overtime win over the Toronto Raptors, adding 11 assists with two rebounds and three steals.
Irving really got cooking in the fourth quarter and overtime, and it became apparent at a certain point that everyone else just needed to get out of his way. Whether it was hitting 3-pointers from the parking lot or driving to the rim and making dizzying layups, the Raptors simply did not have an answer for him.
LeBron James was among those lauding...
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NBA wrap: Kyrie Irving sizzles as Celtics beat Raptors in overtime

NBA wrap: Kyrie Irving sizzles as Celtics beat Raptors in overtime

6 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

Irving could not be stopped, shooting 18 of 26 from the field, and dishing out 11 assists to help topple the first-place Raptors.
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NBA scores, highlights: Celtics beat Raptors in possible playoff preview; Butler gets first win with 76ers

6 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

There were eight games on Friday's docket
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Kyrie scores 43, Celtics beat Raptors 123-116 in OT

Kyrie scores 43, Celtics beat Raptors 123-116 in OT

6 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

Kyrie Irving had a season-high 43 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 123-116 victory over the Toronto Raptors
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Celtics Notes: Boston Hoping Win Over Raptors Serves As ‘Building Block'

6 monthes ago   |   By NESN

BOSTON - The first 15 games of the 2018 season, though not exactly an unmitigated disaster, haven't exactly gone the way the Boston Celtics would have drawn them up.
Entering Friday night's tilt against the Toronto Raptors, the Celtics had lost five of their last seven games and sat at 8-6. But in what arguably was their biggest game of the season to date, Boston earned a thrilling overtime victory over the Eastern Conference-leading Raptors 123-116.
Given the wealth of talent the Celtics boast, the periodic lack of execution on both ends of the floor easily has been the most surprising...
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Kyrie Irving has season-high 43 points, Celtics beat Raptors

Kyrie Irving has season-high 43 points, Celtics beat Raptors

6 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

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Kyrie scores 43, Celtics beat Raptors in OT

6 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

BOSTON - Kyrie Irving had a season-high 43 points, scoring 17 in the last 8:06 of the fourth quarter to force overtime and then making or recording an assist on every basket in the extra period Friday night to lead the Boston Celtics to a 123-116 victory over the Toronto Raptors .
Irving had 11 assists, and Jayson Tatum scored 21 with seven rebounds for the Celtics. Boston evened the season series at one game apiece against the only team to finish above it in the Eastern Conference last season. The home team has won nine straight matchups.
Kawhi Leonard scored 31 with a season-high 15...
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LeBron James Shouts Out Kyrie Irving After 43-Point Performance Vs. Raptors

6 monthes ago   |   By NESN

Kyrie Irving had it going on Friday night.
The Boston Celtics star used every move in his arsenal to torch the Toronto Raptors, scoring 43 points and dishing out 11 assists in the C's 123-116 overtime win at TD Garden.
Irving dazzled the Boston faithful and everyone watching on TV, including his old running mate, LeBron James.
The Los Angeles Lakers forward gave Uncle Drew a shoutout on social media after the dazzling performance with a perfect tweet to describe the barrage.
That boi Ky was in his tonight!!
- LeBron James November 17, 2018
He certainly was.
James is well aware of how...
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Kyrie drops 43 as Celtics outlast Raptors in OT

6 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

Kyrie Irving led the way with a season-high 43 points as the Boston Celtics beat the Toronto Raptors 123-116 in overtime Friday. More to come Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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NBA scores, highlights, updates: Celtics beat Raptors in possible playoff preview; Butler gets first win with 76ers

6 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

There are eight games on the docket for Friday
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Kyrie Irving, Celtics Earn Tough 123-116 OT Win over Kawhi Leonard, Raptors

6 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Things appear to be coming together for the Boston Celtics after their 123-116 overtime victory over the Toronto Raptors at the TD Garden on Friday...
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Celtics Wrap: Kyrie Irving Goes Off In Thrilling OT Win Over Raptors

6 monthes ago   |   By NESN

BOSTON - Friday night's clash of Eastern Conference powerhouses at TD Garden turned out to be precisely as it was billed.
In a nonstop back-and-forth affair, the Boston Celtics beat the Toronto Raptors 123-116 in overtime.
Trailing by eight at one point in the fourth quarter, the Celtics fought back to force overtime. Once in the extra period, Boston took control, never relinquishing the lead upon taking it 49 seconds in.
Kyrie Irving had a monster game, leading the Celtics with 43 points, while Jayson Tatum (21), Gordon Hayward (15), Al Horford (11) and Marcus Morris (11) also were in...
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