NBA Playoffs: James Harden records triple-double, Brooklyn edges Boston

Game recap
James Harden scored 34 points, Kyrie Irving had 25 points, as Brooklyn Nets defeated Boston Celtics, 123-109, on Jun 2, 2021. Jayson Tatum scored 32 points for Boston Celtics.
Brooklyn Nets logo

Brooklyn Nets

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
James Harden 39 10 10 2 2 34
Kyrie Irving 37 3 3 0 1 25
Kevin Durant 37 4 3 0 3 24
Bruce Brown 23 5 3 4 0 10
Joe Harris 35 3 6 0 0 10
Blake Griffin 18 4 0 0 0 6
Nicolas Claxton 12 4 0 0 1 6
Landry Shamet 22 2 1 0 0 5
Tyler Johnson 10 4 0 0 0 3
Team 225 39 26 6 7 123
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Boston Celtics

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Jayson Tatum 41 9 5 0 2 32
Evan Fournier 35 6 1 0 0 18
Romeo Langford 37 1 2 2 2 17
Marcus Smart 38 7 4 0 1 14
Jabari Parker 13 3 0 0 1 13
Tristan Thompson 29 9 1 0 4 9
Payton Pritchard 18 4 4 0 0 3
Grant Williams 12 3 1 1 2 3
Aaron Nesmith 11 2 0 0 0 0
Team 225 44 18 3 12 109

Brooklyn Nets Vs Boston Celtics

Game notes

James Harden

James Harden

James Harden scored 30 points or more for the 2th time in 5 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 1 times on the road, and 1 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 41. He recorded it on a May 29, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (125-119 loss).

James Harden had 10 assists or more for the 3th time in 5 NBA Playoffs games this season. His season-high in assists is 18. He recorded it on a May 31, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (126-141 win).

James Harden grabbed 10 rebounds and set his new season-high in rebounding (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 9 rebounds in a May 23, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (104-93 win). He grabbed 10 rebounds or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving scored 20 points or more for the 3th time in 5 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 39. He recorded it on a May 31, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (126-141 win).

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant scored 20 points or more for the 5th time in 5 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 2 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 42. He recorded it on a May 31, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (126-141 win).

Bruce Brown

Bruce Brown

Bruce Brown scored 10 points or more for the 2th time in 5 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 1 times on the road, and 1 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 14. He recorded it on a May 31, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (126-141 win).

Joe Harris

Joe Harris

Joe Harris scored 10 points or more for the 4th time in 5 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 1 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 25. He recorded it on a May 26, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (130-108 win).

Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum scored 30 points or more for the 3th time in 5 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 50. He recorded it on a May 29, 2021 game against Brooklyn Nets (125-119 win).

Romeo Langford

Romeo Langford

Romeo Langford scored 17 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 9 points scored in a May 31, 2021 game against Brooklyn Nets (126-141 loss). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Evan Fournier

Evan Fournier

Evan Fournier scored 18 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 17 points scored in a May 29, 2021 game against Brooklyn Nets (125-119 win). He scored 10 points or more 5 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Jabari Parker

Jabari Parker

Jabari Parker scored 13 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 10 points scored in a May 31, 2021 game against Brooklyn Nets (126-141 loss). He scored 10 points or more 2 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart scored 10 points or more for the 5th time in 5 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 3 times on the road, and 2 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 23. He recorded it on a May 29, 2021 game against Brooklyn Nets (125-119 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