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NBA: Brown-led Celtics hammer Cavaliers

NBA: Brown-led Celtics hammer Cavaliers
Jaylen Brown scores 33 points as Boston Celtics beat Cleveland Cavaliers 141-103 on Sunday

By Can Erozden

ANKARA (AA) - The Boston Celtics' US basketball star Jaylen Brown scored 33 points to contribute to his team's 141-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday.

A Celtics player since 2016, Brown tallied 33 points in 19 minutes against the Cavaliers in Boston's TD Garden to set an NBA record.

Brown, 24, became the first NBA player to produce at least 30 points while playing fewer than 20 minutes.

The previous record holder was Kevin Durant who scored 30 points in 19 minutes in 2014.

Meanwhile, Celtics guard Kemba Walker collected 21 points to become one of the key players for the win.

Cavaliers top scorer was Collin Sexton who had 13 points.

Meanwhile, Turkish small forward Cedi Osman scored 12 points for the Cavaliers.


- Curry skips legend Reggie Miller in 3 pointers

The Golden State Warriors' sharpshooter Stephen Curry on Saturday rose to the second place in the NBA's all-time 3-pointers made list, skipping Hall of Famer Reggie Miller.

Curry, 32, made 2,562 three pointers in 715 NBA games. The Warriors skipper is spending his 12th season.

He has made five 3-pointers against Utah Jazz but the Warriors lost the game 127-108 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Former Indiana Pacers shooting guard Miller made 2,560 three pointers in 1,389 regular season appearances during his 18-year career.

Miller ended his career in 2005.

Another legend, Ray Allen tops the NBA's all-time 3-pointers made as he made 2,973 three pointers.

Allen was a two-time NBA champion (2008 with Boston Celtics and 2013 with Miami Heat).

The 10-time NBA All-Star, Allen was NBA player in 1996-2014. He last played for the Heat.


- Grizzlies-Kings game postponed

A Sunday game between Memphis Grizzlies and Sacramento Kings in Memphis was not played because of the league's health and safety protocols.

Last week, NBA said on website that the Grizzlies' games against the Portland Trail Blazers and the Kings were postponed for COVID-19 fears.

The Grizzlies had unavailable players and could not practice for the same reason.


- Sunday's results:

Indiana Pacers - Toronto Raptors: 102-107

Los Angeles Clippers - Oklahoma City Thunder: 108-100

Boston Celtics - Cleveland Cavaliers: 141-103

Orlando Magic - Charlotte Hornets: 104-107

San Antonio Spurs - Washington Wizards: 121-101

Milwaukee Bucks - Atlanta Hawks: 129-115

Portland Trail Blazers - New York Knicks: 116-113



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