NBA: Boston Celtics Finish Running the Hornets - Monster-Dunk and Strong Dennis Schröder Secure OT
The Boston Celtics have brought the first defeat in the new season with a 14: 0 run in the Overtime the Charlotte Hornets. At the end of an entertaining game Dennis Schröder delivers important plays in the extension, but Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum provide for the headlines.
Charlotte Hornets (3-1) - Boston Celtics (2-2) 129: 140 OT (Boxscore)
Tatum was with his scoring for a long time the crucial figure at the guests, he ended the match with 41 points (14/28 FG), 8 assists and 7 rebounds. But in the Overtime then Brown and Schröder were on the spot, the German scored 9 of his 23 points in the extension (6/14 FG, including 8 assists and 6 rebounds), Brown brought the Celtics with a threesome followed by a monster-dunk The winning road. Overall, he had 30 meters (12/20 fg).
At the Hornets, Lamelo Ball and Miles Bridges delivered a show each with 25 points and some nice highlights. Bridges tore the fans with his dunks from the seats, ball sinked 7/14 threesome (but 0/5 from the two country) and distributed 9 assists. In the Overtime, however, he realized his sixth foul and had to prematurely from the Court. Kelly Oubre Jr. came to 19 points, tried in the OT but in vain to bear the team offensively.
On the eve, Brown got a break against the Rockets due to knee problems, now he was there again. For this had to fit Al Horford (adductors) and so Schröder remained in the starting Five, in the Hornets was missing Terry Rozier (ankle) and P.J. Washington (knee). But that did not prevent the householders from burning an early three-firework.
Charlotte started with 4/5 out of the distance, including two triples of ball. On the opposite side, Schröder held with good open-ends and 8 points in the initial minutes, but Boston fell against the outstanding Hornets shoot quickly (25:14). In addition to DS17, Jabari Parker became an important weapon from the bank, the veteran was hot after his intercession and brought Boston with 11 points (13) back into the game.
Celtics and Hornets provide entertaining highlight show
His third three worried the 33: 33 compensation towards the end of the first quarter, followed by the two teams, including Bridges Highlight Dunks, Lamelo Threesomes and an irresistibly scoring Tatum (17 in the second quarter). A real advantage could not be a side, Boston went at 68:66 into the half-time break.
Even in the third quarter, the hornets gave himself honestly to meet their reputation as League passenger favorites. Lamelo left only smart at a stepback threesome, then he served Hayward with a casual FullCourt Pass. Although Boston rattled unimpressed a 17: 6 run, but Charlotte did not leave himself from rest. The bench brought back the hornets and at the end of the third round at 97:94 in front.
Schröder and Brown lead Celtics in the Overtime to victory
In the final portion it was again wild: The hosts were released to 12 meters before Boston dumped. At a balanced score, it went to the final minute, in which both the Hornets and the Celts messed up their last play and no litter gave away - Overtime!
There Lamelo brought his colors into front with his seventh threesome of the game, but Schröder also answered from Downtown. In the next attack he served Brown in the corner and shortly thereafter, the latter took a poster-dunk in transition over Bridges.
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The Celtics now lay at +5 in front, for Charlotte, nothing went together. Schröder convinced on the one hand with good defensive actions, on the other hand with his secure hand of the line. With 4 transformed free throws, he made everything clear, Boston finally ended the game with a 14: 0 run and put an end to the winning streak of the hornets after three games.