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Landry Shamet made four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and scored 17 points off the bench in his debut with the visiting Los Angeles Clippers, helping them rally from a 28-point deficit and win 123-112 against the Boston Celtics on Saturday night.

The focus shifted from Kyrie Irving to the team at-large after the Celtic star seemed to take a step back from his stated commitment to re-sign with the club when he opts out of his contract after this season.

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Terry Rozier filled in for injured Kyrie Irving and had 17 points, 10 assists and five rebounds, and the Boston Celtics remained hot with an easy 126-94 victory over the visiting Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night.

Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart scored 21 points apiece, and the Boston Celtics dominated the fourth quarter while extending their home winning streak over the Brooklyn Nets to six games with a 112-104 victory on Monday night.

Kyrie Irving stalled a Memphis Grizzlies rally with two consecutive jumpers and later added a game-clinching 3-pointer to cap off a 38-point effort as the host Boston Celtics held on for a 122-116 victory on Friday night.

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Kyrie Irving made a go-ahead jumper and added a 3-pointer during an 11-0 run late in the fourth quarter as the Boston Celtics defeated the visiting Toronto Raptors 117-108 Wednesday night.

D’Angelo Russell scored 18 of his 34 points in the third quarter as the Brooklyn Nets snapped a 10-game, head-to-head losing streak to the Boston Celtics by dominating the third quarter in a 109-102 victory Monday night in New York.

NEW YORK — Kyrie Irving got across some pretty hard points after Saturday night’s loss in Orlando, essentially calling out some of his teammates for an improper approach to the game and just not getting what is required.

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Marcus Morris and Jaylen Brown scored 22 points apiece Wednesday night as the host Boston Celtics gradually pulled away from the Indiana Pacers for a 135-108 victory in a battle of two of the Eastern Conference's top teams.

Terry Rozier bears a more dissatisfied look right now, appearing more furrowed than the gleeful point guard who was at his best when he stuck it to Eric Bledsoe in the playoffs last year on national television.

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Boston’s Gordon Hayward scored a season-high 35 points and Terry Rozier got the start for an injured Kyrie Irving and scored 16 points on Wednesday to lead the Celtics to a 115-102 home win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Derrick White and LaMarcus Aldridge combined for 21 points in the third quarter Monday night as the host San Antonio Spurs, after being held to 46 points in the first half, exploded for 46 in the third period alone to rally past the Boston Celtics 120-111.

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