NBA Playoffs: Boston drops 125 points, takes down Brooklyn

Game recap
Jayson Tatum scored 50 points, Marcus Smart had 23 points, as Boston Celtics defeated Brooklyn Nets, 125-119, on May 29, 2021. James Harden scored 41 points for Brooklyn Nets.
Boston Celtics logo

Boston Celtics

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Jayson Tatum 40 6 7 2 1 50
Marcus Smart 39 3 6 1 0 23
Tristan Thompson 30 13 1 0 0 19
Evan Fournier 37 5 2 1 0 17
Romeo Langford 27 6 1 0 0 6
Kemba Walker 33 8 3 1 0 6
Grant Williams 11 3 0 0 1 4
Aaron Nesmith 8 2 1 0 1 0
Payton Pritchard 5 0 0 0 0 0
Robert Williams 6 0 0 0 0 0
Team 250 46 21 5 3 125
Brooklyn Nets logo

Brooklyn Nets

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
James Harden 39 7 10 1 0 41
Kevin Durant 40 9 1 4 1 39
Kyrie Irving 40 6 2 1 0 16
Joe Harris 35 2 0 0 1 8
Tyler Johnson 9 0 0 0 0 5
Blake Griffin 24 5 1 1 0 4
Nicolas Claxton 16 5 0 0 1 4
Bruce Brown 14 3 2 0 0 2
Landry Shamet 18 0 0 1 0 0
Team 250 37 16 8 3 119

Boston Celtics Vs Brooklyn Nets

Game notes

Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum scored 50 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 22 points scored in a May 23, 2021 game against Brooklyn Nets (104-93 loss). He scored 50 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Jayson Tatum made 5 three-pointers and set his new season-high in three-points made (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 1 three-points made in a May 26, 2021 game against Brooklyn Nets (130-108 loss). He made 5 three-point shots or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart scored 23 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 19 points scored in a May 26, 2021 game against Brooklyn Nets (130-108 loss). He scored 20 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Marcus Smart tied his season-high with 5 three-points made (in NBA Playoffs). He made 5 three-points or more 2 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Tristan Thompson

Tristan Thompson

Tristan Thompson scored 19 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 15 points scored in a May 26, 2021 game against Brooklyn Nets (130-108 loss). He scored 10 points or more 2 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Tristan Thompson grabbed 13 rebounds and set his new season-high in rebounding (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 11 rebounds in a May 26, 2021 game against Brooklyn Nets (130-108 loss). He grabbed 10 rebounds or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Evan Fournier

Evan Fournier

Evan Fournier scored 17 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 16 points scored in a May 26, 2021 game against Brooklyn Nets (130-108 loss). He scored 10 points or more 3 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

James Harden

James Harden

James Harden scored 41 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 21 points scored in a May 23, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (104-93 win). He scored 40 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

James Harden had 10 assists and set his new season-high in assists (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 8 assists in a May 23, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (104-93 win). He had 10 assists or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

James Harden made 7 three-pointers and set his new season-high in three-points made (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 4 three-points made in a May 26, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (130-108 win). He made 5 three-point shots or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant scored 39 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 32 points scored in a May 23, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (104-93 win). He scored 30 points or more 2 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving scored 10 points or more for the 3th time in 3 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 1 times on the road, and 2 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 29. He recorded it on a May 23, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (104-93 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