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Jayson Tatum scored 35 points and helped the Boston Celtics to beat the Charlotte Hornets 140-105 on Monday night. Meanwhile, Marcus Smart had a career-high 15 assists along with 22 points. Malcolm Brogdon posted 21 points.

After the Celtics’ huge 35-point win against the Hornets, veteran forward Blake Griffin, who scored a season-high nine points for Boston, said: “Everybody is focused on one thing and it’s just fun to come to work and play this way.”