The Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA) won four straight games by defeating the Memphis Grizzlies despite the absence of Marcus Smart and Jaylen Brown.
Boston won 119-109 in a home game against Memphis in the 2022-2023 NBA regular season held at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on the 13th (Korean time).
Boston, which ranks first in the Eastern Conference, has recently won four games in a row, with a record of 41-16.
It is 1.5 games away from the second-place Milwaukee Bucks (39-17). Milwaukee is currently on a 10-game winning streak.
In Boston, starting guard Smart is currently missing 10 games due to an ankle injury, and forward Brown also suffered a facial injury during a game against the Philadelphia 76ers on the 9th and was unable to appear on the court for the second game after that.
Derek White (23 points, 10 assists) and Robert Williams III (10 points, 16 rebounds) recorded a double-double side by side, leading the team to victory.
Al Hoppard (16 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists) secured the team victory by scoring 3 points in a row at the end of the game, 104-97, 109-100.
Boston faces Milwaukee, second in the league, on the 15th. 슬롯사이트
In Memphis, Jar Merant struggled with 25 points, 7 assists and 6 rebounds, but failed to achieve a 3-game winning streak.