Aaron leads for the Pacer’s win, Celtics comeback to win the game in overtime

On Friday night at Amway Center, the Indiana Pacers defeated the Orlando Magic 111-106.

Aaron Holiday came off the bench for the Indiana Pacers in their win over the Orlando Magic. This is Aaron’s second game in a row with a lead score for the Pacers, giving the team two straight wins.

Aaron contributed 20 points, 2 rebounds, and 3 assists off the bench. Previously, he scored a season-high 22 points in a win over Minnesota.

He scored 20 points by making six of Indiana’s 11 3-pointers. His first four attempts were from beyond the arc. On Friday, he shot 6 of 10 from beyond the arc.

His six three-pointers were a season high, and he outscored his season scoring average for the eighth time in a row. “I’m not used to having good games, but I’m used to shooting the ball and getting buckets.”

And I have a high standard for myself,” said Holiday, who has made 13 of his last 19 3-point attempts.

“When I’m really angry, I have really bad games.” I had four turnovers today, and they were all due to me making bad decisions.”

Sabonis returned to the starting lineup after missing the previous three games. Similarly, Domantas Sabonis returned from a three-game injury absence with 16 points, 15 rebounds, and six assists.

Sabonis had a double-double in the first half, scoring 11 points, grabbing 12 rebounds, and dishing out five assists.

Similarly, Dough McDermott finished with 19 points, six rebounds, and a steal in 21 minutes.

Brogdon also returned after missing four games due to a right hip injury. He finished with 11 points despite missing all five of his three-point attempts.

Indiana’s coach was overjoyed with his team’s performance.

“We’re getting guys back, moving the ball nicely, and sharing the ball really well,” Indiana coach Nate Bjorkgren said.

“Our bench is making significant contributions. I’d like to see that overall readiness continue.”

Orlando’s guard Terrence Ross, on the other hand, gave the Pacers fits, scoring 10 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter.

With 14.9 seconds remaining, James Ennis III made two free throws to cut the Magic’s lead to 109-106. T.J. McConnell, however, sealed the victory with two free throws with 8.7 seconds remaining.

For the Magic, Mo Bamba had 14 points and six rebounds. “I’m definitely on the rise, but I need to be tougher on myself,” Bamba, who blocked three shots, said.

On Monday, the Pacers face the Memphis Grizzlies, while the Magic face the Milwaukee Bucks. The Boston Celtics win in overtime against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

On Friday at TD Garden, the Boston Celtics defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 145-136 in overtime.

The Timberwolves got off to a fast start, leading the Celtics by 12 points in the first quarter. The Celtics, however, cut the lead in half with strong shooting in the second quarter. They scored 32 points while Minnesota only scored 27.

However, Minnesota’s strong shooting in the first quarter allowed them to maintain a 7-point lead over the Celtics.

Following Minnesota’s free throws, the Celtics quickly rallied.

With 4:49 remaining in the third quarter, Celtics’ Kemba Walker was called for a foul on Anthony Edwards’ drive to the basket.

Walker then objected to the call, resulting in a technical foul. Brad Stevens also contested the call, but the foul was upheld.

Minnesota took a 13-point lead after converting three free throws off Walker’s fouls.

The Celtics played with even more ferocity. They made excellent plays to advance the ball up the court. As a result of the free throws, Boston went on a 16-5 run late in the quarter to pull within 92-90.

They also did an excellent job on defense, preventing the Timberwolves from scoring.

The Celtics then scored 11 points in the fourth quarter before the Timberwolves forced overtime.

Finally, the Celtics took control of the game throughout overtime and defeated the Timberwolves 145-136.

Jayson Tatum scored 53 points on the night, becoming the youngest player in franchise history to do so in a single game.

He was also the first Celtics player since Larry Bird to score 53 points.

Tatum finished with a double-double, scoring 53 points, grabbing 10 rebounds, and dishing out four assists. Jaylen Brown also had 26 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assists.

Marcus Smart also had 24 points, 6 rebounds, and 8 assists. Kemba Walker led all scorers with 17 points.

D’Angelo Russell drives the Timberwolves into overtime.

Karl-Anthony Towns, on the other hand, had a double-double with 30 points, 10 rebounds, and 7 assists.

Coming off the bench, D’Angelo Russell led the Timberwolves with 26 points, 4 rebounds, and 8 assists.

Russell scored 19 of his 26 points tonight in the fourth quarter and overtime.

He also hit a three-pointer with 8.6 seconds remaining to tie the game at 124, sending it to overtime.

Meanwhile, Anthony Edwards had 24 points, 5 assists, and 5 rebounds. Similarly, Josh Okogie scored 16 points and Jade McDaniels scored 11.

With the win, the Boston Celtics improved to 27-26, seventh in the Eastern Conference, and will face the Toronto Raptors on Monday.

Meanwhile, at Target Center, the Timberwolves take on the Chicago Bulls.

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