The Boston Celtics bounce back from two consecutive losses by defeating the New Orleans Pelicans 104-92

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Celtics vs Pelicans (Credits: Boston.com)

Jayson Tatum scored 23 points as Boston bounced back from two losses to Atlanta, winning 104-92 against New Orleans on Saturday.

Kristaps Porziņģis contributed 19 points and 10 rebounds, while Jaylen Brown added 17 points. The Celtics, leading the NBA with a 58-16 record, avoided their first three-game losing streak of the season.

Derrick White scored 15 points, and Jrue Holiday had 13 points, seven assists, and eight rebounds.

Celtics vs Pelicans (Credits: AP News)

For New Orleans, Zion Williamson scored 25 points, and CJ McCollum added 24.

Boston took control in the third quarter after being ahead 59-57 at halftime, limiting New Orleans to just 11 points. The Celtics extended their lead to 79-68 with Tatum’s 3-pointer and maintained a double-digit lead for the rest of the game, eventually winning by 22 points in the fourth quarter.

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