Celtics Beat Olimpia Milano In NBA Global Games

Associated Press

       MILAN (AP) – The Boston Celtics eased to a 124-91 victory over Olimpia Milano at the Mediolanum Forum on Tuesday, comfortably winning the first of a double-header in Europe as part of the NBA Global Games.

        Isaiah Thomas led the way for the Celtics with 18 points, including nine in his first seven minutes after coming off the bench midway through the first quarter.

        Jared Sullinger added 14 points, as did Avery Bradley, who also had four three-pointers, while David Lee weighed in with 13 as well as seven rebounds and three assists.

        Alessandro Gentile, who is reportedly wanted by the Houston Rockets, who hold NBA rights to the 22-year-old, top scored for Milano, with 19 points.

        Next up for the Celtics is Real Madrid in Spain on Thursday.

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