Jayson Tatum snapped out of his shooting slump with 51 points, Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic dominated again, while Stephen Curry stayed ice cold. (Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports)
Tatum made nine 3-pointers and shot 18 of 28 from the field.
Celtics head coach Ime Udoka didn't know how many points Jayson Tatum had scored when checking him in late during their blowout win.
Jayson Tatum scored 51 points -- 48 in the first three quarters -- to help the Celtics breeze to a 116-87 victory over the Wizards on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) This was quite a way for Jayson Tatum to break out of his shooting slump. Tatum scored 51 points - 48 in the first three quarters - to help the Boston Celtics breeze to a 116-87 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday. Tatum made nine 3-pointers and shot 18 of 28 from the field.