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BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 21 of his 37 points in the fourth quarter to lead
The Boston Celtics to a 120-107 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night.
For the Celtics, who shot 51.7% and won for the ninth time in 11 games, Al Horford had 21 points and 15 rebounds
And Robert Williams had 10 points and 12 rebounds. Marcus Smart had 18 points and 12 assists, Derrick White had 12 points, and Grant Williams had 11.
"I had a great time. "It was an incredible atmosphere tonight," said Tatum, who also had five assists and six rebounds on his 24th birthday.
The Celtics were able to fight off any late Grizzlies and Ja Morant pushes because to Tatum's explosive fourth quarter
Morant began slowly but finished with 38 points, including 16 in the third quarter and 14 in the fourth
as he and Tatum put on a show on both ends of the court.
"I believe it was simply one of those situations - two guys just going at it
And trying to will their team to victory," Tatum said. "It simply happened to be a back-and-forth thing," she says.