Jayson Tatum scores 51 as Boston Celtics rout Washington Wizards; Orlando Magic end home losing streak

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Tatum helped Celtics win 116-87 away at the Wizards; James scores game-high 33 points in a narrow Lakers loss in Miami; Magic win for the first time in 10 at home matches with victory against Bulls; Warriors hold on for narrow win against Jazz.

Boston Celtic 116-87 Washington Wizards

Tatum snapped out of a 3-point shooting slump with a flourish, hitting 9 of 14 from distance en route to a season-high 51 points, and the Boston Celtics cruised past the Washington Wizards 116-87 Sunday in Washington DC.

atum came into Sunday’s matchup having missed his previous 20 3-point attempts and going 0-for in each of Boston’s previous three games. But he hit his first four attempts against the Wizards and went six of seven in the first half – the last of which came just seconds before halftime.

Sunday marked the fifth 50-point-plus game of Tatum’s career. He also grabbed 10 rebounds and dished seven assists, while teammate Jaylen Brown finished with 18 points and 10 rebounds.

Boston Celtics 116-87 Washington Wizards

LA Clippers 102-110 New York Knicks

LA Lakers 107-113 Miami Heat

Atlanta Hawks 113-91 Charlotte Hornets

Chicago Bulls 95-114 Orlando Magic

Philadelphia 76ers 115-109 San Antonio Spurs 

Memphis Grizzlies 91-104 Dallas Mavericks

Detroit Pistons 111-117 Denver Nuggets

Portland Trail Blazers 114-105 Toronto Raptors

Brooklyn Nets 125-136 Minnesota Timberwolves

Utah Jazz 92-94 Golden State Warriors

Bradley Beal led Washington with 19 points and seven assists, but Beal, Spencer Dinwiddie and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope went 0-for-14 from beyond the arc. Deni Avdija scored 13 points, and Kyle Kuzma

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