NBA Daily Round Up: Masked Kyrie Irving Returns As Boston Celtics Secures 13th Straight

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Brooklyn Nets 102-109 Boston Celtics

Kyrie Irving returned to the lineup and scored 25 points to help the Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-102 on Tuesday night to remain unbeaten since an 0-2 start.

Marcus Morris added 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Jayson Tytum finished with 19 points for the Celtics.

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Joe Harris led all scorer for the Nets with 19 points and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson ended with 16 points and nine rebounds for the Nets, who were missing D’Angelo Russel.

Allen Crabbe and Caris LeVert both had 15 points apiece.


Celtics: Host Golden State on Thursday night.

Nets: Host Utah on Friday night.


Houston Rockets 113-129 Toronto Raptors

27 points from DeMar DeRozan helped the Raptors defeat the Rockets 129-113 despite a couple late runs by Houston.

Lowry added 19 points, 10 assist and 5 rebounds for the Raptors.

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James Harden led the Rockets with 38 points while Trevor Ariza finished with 20 points and eight rebounds.


Raptors: Visit New Orleans on Wednesday night.

Rockets: Visit Phoenix on Thursday night.

Dallas Mavericks 91-97 San Antonio Spurs

LaMarcus Aldridge had a season-high 32 points in his hometown and the Spurs beat the Mavericks 97-91 on Tuesday night.

Patty Mills added a season high 19 points for the San Antonio Spurs.

Rookie Dennis Smith Jr. led Dallas with a career-high 27 points, and J.J. Barea and Harrison Barnes both added 16 points apiece.


Spurs: Travel to Minnesota

Mavericks: Also face the Timberwolves next, at home Friday night.

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