The Boston Celtics blew past the Toronto Raptors (112-94) in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semi-finals leading the score all game long.
The Celtics had six players in double-digits with Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart leading all scorers with 21 points each. Kemba Walker had some big plays on both ends of the floor for Boston finishing the contest with 18 points.
Furthermore, Walker had 10 assists, while Jaylen Brown finished the contest with 17. Finally, Daniel Theis, who had a great night against Toronto’s bigs, recorded a double-double with 13 points and 15 rebounds.
For Theis, that was his first playoff double-double, while the 15 rebounds he grabbed in the game was a career-high. For the Raptors, who shot 25% from beyond the arc and 36.9% from the field, Kyle Lowry had 17 points, eight assists and six rebounds.
The two teams will possibly meet again on Tuesday for Game 2 of the series.