Celtics Return From COVID-19 Pause With Blowout Win Over Magic

By KYLE HIGHTOWER
AP Sports Writer

BOSTON (AP) – Jaylen Brown had 21 points and eight assists, Semi Ojeleye added 18 points and the Boston Celtics rolled to an 124-97 win over the Orlando Magic in their return to action following a virus-related week-long hiatus.

 

Jeff Teague finished with 17 points and rookie Payton Pritchard had 16 points to help Boston post its fifth straight victory. ?Boston returned to action after having three games postponed due to some players testing positive for the coronavirus and others being ruled out because of contact tracing. Aaron Gordon had 17 points to lead the Magic, who have lost four straight.

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