NBA: Boston drops 143 points, handles San Antonio

Game recap
Jayson Tatum scored 60 points, Aaron Nesmith had 16 points, as Boston Celtics defeated San Antonio Spurs, 143-140, on May 1, 2021. DeMar Derozan scored 30 points for San Antonio Spurs.
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Boston Celtics

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Jayson Tatum 45 8 5 0 1 60
Jaylen Brown 43 5 2 2 2 17
Aaron Nesmith 30 6 1 1 0 16
Marcus Smart 43 4 12 2 1 10
Robert Williams 23 9 3 0 1 10
Tristan Thompson 29 15 5 0 2 8
Grant Williams 8 1 0 0 0 8
Evan Fournier 20 2 0 1 0 8
Tremont Waters 6 0 3 0 0 3
Payton Pritchard 13 2 0 1 0 3
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San Antonio Spurs

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
DeMar Derozan 42 5 14 2 0 30
Dejounte Murray 42 8 8 1 0 24
Lonnie Walker 33 4 1 0 0 24
Rudy Gay 17 1 1 0 0 16
Jakob Poeltl 42 10 1 1 1 15
Keldon Johnson 39 8 1 1 0 14
Patty Mills 21 2 2 1 0 11
Drew Eubanks 9 3 0 0 0 4
Devin Vassell 15 2 1 0 0 2

Boston Celtics Vs San Antonio Spurs

Game notes

Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum scored 60 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 53 points scored in a April 10, 2021 game against Minnesota Timberwolves (145-136 win). He scored 50 points or more 2 times this season in NBA games.

Jayson Tatum made 5 three-points or more for the 11th time in 57 NBA games this season. His season-high in three-points made is 6. He recorded it on a April 24, 2021 game against Brooklyn Nets (109-104 loss).

Aaron Nesmith

Aaron Nesmith

Aaron Nesmith scored 16 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 15 points scored in a April 29, 2021 game against Charlotte Hornets (120-111 win). He scored 10 points or more 5 times this season in NBA games.

Tristan Thompson

Tristan Thompson

Tristan Thompson grabbed 15 rebounds and set his new season-high in rebounding (in NBA). His previous record was 13 rebounds in a April 29, 2021 game against Charlotte Hornets (120-111 win). He grabbed 15 rebounds or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart scored 10 points or more for the 35th time in 43 NBA games this season. He has done it 18 times on the road, and 17 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 25. He recorded it on a January 21, 2021 game against Philadelphia 76ers (117-109 loss).

Marcus Smart had 12 assists and set his new season-high in assists (in NBA). His previous record was 11 assists in a January 26, 2021 game against Chicago Bulls (103-119 win). He had 10 assists or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Robert Williams

Robert Williams

Robert Williams scored 10 points or more for the 18th time in 49 NBA games this season. He has done it 8 times on the road, and 10 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 20. He recorded it on a April 03, 2021 game against Houston Rockets (118-102 win).

Jaylen Brown

Jaylen Brown

Jaylen Brown scored 10 points or more for the 57th time in 57 NBA games this season. He has done it 28 times on the road, and 29 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 42. He recorded it on a January 23, 2021 game against Philadelphia 76ers (122-110 loss).

DeMar Derozan

DeMar Derozan

DeMar Derozan scored 30 points or more for the 11th time in 52 NBA games this season. He has done it 7 times on the road, and 4 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 38. He recorded it on a January 10, 2021 game against Minnesota Timberwolves (122-125 win).

DeMar Derozan had 14 assists and set his new season-high in assists (in NBA). His previous record was 13 assists in a March 21, 2021 game against Milwaukee Bucks (120-113 loss). He had 10 assists or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Dejounte Murray

Dejounte Murray

Dejounte Murray scored 20 points or more for the 16th time in 58 NBA games this season. He has done it 11 times on the road, and 5 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 29. He recorded it on a December 31, 2020 game against Los Angeles Lakers (107-121 loss).

Lonnie Walker

Lonnie Walker

Lonnie Walker scored 20 points or more for the 4th time in 49 NBA games this season. He has done it 4 times on the road, and 0 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 31. He recorded it on a March 21, 2021 game against Milwaukee Bucks (120-113 loss).

Jakob Poeltl

Jakob Poeltl

Jakob Poeltl scored 10 points or more for the 23th time in 60 NBA games this season. He has done it 10 times on the road, and 13 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 20. He recorded it on a March 28, 2021 game against Chicago Bulls (120-104 win).

Jakob Poeltl grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 19th time in 60 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 16. He recorded it on a March 18, 2021 game against Chicago Bulls (99-106 win).

Keldon Johnson

Keldon Johnson

Keldon Johnson scored 10 points or more for the 39th time in 58 NBA games this season. He has done it 22 times on the road, and 17 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 29. He recorded it on a January 15, 2021 game against Houston Rockets (105-109 loss).

Rudy Gay

Rudy Gay

Rudy Gay scored 10 points or more for the 34th time in 53 NBA games this season. He has done it 19 times on the road, and 15 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 22. He recorded it on a December 28, 2020 game against New Orleans Pelicans (98-95 loss).

Patty Mills

Patty Mills

Patty Mills scored 10 points or more for the 39th time in 58 NBA games this season. He has done it 19 times on the road, and 20 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 27. He recorded it on a January 06, 2021 game against LA Clippers (113-116 win).

Boxscore glossary

Basketball stats abbreviations

  • MIN: Minutes played
  • 2M-2A: Two-points field goal made, attempted
  • 3M-3A: Three-points field goal made, attempted
  • FG%: Field goal percentage
  • 1M-1A: Free throws made, attempted
  • 1%: Free throw percentage
  • Or: Offensive rebounds
  • Dr: Defensive rebounds
  • Reb: Total rebounds
  • Ast: Assists
  • Stl: Steals
  • Blk: Blocks
  • Fo: Personal fouls
  • Pts: Points scored
  • Eff: Efficiency

If a player records double digits in a game in two of the PTS, REB, AST, STL or BLK statistics, he has a double-double. If he does it in three of this categories, he has a triple-double. If he does it in four categories he has a quadruple-double. Having a triple-double is considered as having a great game. Quadruple-doubles are extremely rare. Having one constitutes an historical performance. The last NBA player to record a quadruple double is David Robinson: it happened on February 17, 1994