NBA Playoffs: Brooklyn gets double-double from Kevin Durant, pulls away from Boston

Game recap
James Harden scored 21 points, Kevin Durant had 32 points, as Brooklyn Nets defeated Boston Celtics, 104-93, on May 23, 2021. Robert Williams scored 11 points for Boston Celtics.
Brooklyn Nets logo

Brooklyn Nets

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Kevin Durant 39 12 1 1 1 32
Kyrie Irving 37 6 1 0 1 29
James Harden 36 9 8 4 1 21
Joe Harris 37 3 0 0 0 10
Nicolas Claxton 11 5 1 0 1 6
Jeff Green 26 4 3 0 1 3
Bruce Brown 18 5 0 0 1 2
Blake Griffin 19 3 4 2 0 1
Landry Shamet 13 3 0 0 1 0
Team 250 50 18 7 7 104
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Boston Celtics

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Jayson Tatum 41 3 5 1 1 22
Marcus Smart 39 3 5 0 0 17
Kemba Walker 26 1 2 0 0 15
Robert Williams 22 9 1 1 9 11
Evan Fournier 38 6 2 2 0 10
Jabari Parker 21 4 1 0 1 9
Aaron Nesmith 16 4 0 0 0 5
Tristan Thompson 24 10 2 2 1 4
Payton Pritchard 6 0 1 0 0 0
Team 250 40 19 6 12 93

Brooklyn Nets Vs Boston Celtics

Game notes

James Harden

James Harden

James Harden scored 21 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 20 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant scored 32 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 30 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Kevin Durant grabbed 12 rebounds and set his new season-high in rebounding (in NBA Playoffs). He grabbed 10 rebounds or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving scored 29 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 20 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Joe Harris

Joe Harris

Joe Harris scored 10 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Robert Williams

Robert Williams

Robert Williams scored 11 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Tristan Thompson

Tristan Thompson

Tristan Thompson grabbed 10 rebounds and set his new season-high in rebounding (in NBA Playoffs). He grabbed 10 rebounds or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Evan Fournier

Evan Fournier

Evan Fournier scored 10 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart scored 17 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum scored 22 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 20 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Kemba Walker

Kemba Walker

Kemba Walker scored 15 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

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