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