dangolka (CBS) — If anybody on the Celtics wanted a great sport in Monday evening’s Recreation 5 in opposition to the Raptors, it was Jaylen Brown. The C’s ahead is off to an important begin, highlighted by a thunderous throw down within the first quarter.
The jam got here with the Celtics in transition following a Daniel Theis block on Norman Powell on the defensive finish. Brown introduced the ball down the ground earlier than making a fast move to Marcus Good on the wing. Good fed it again to Brown, who took care of the remaining — with authority.
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My god Jaylen Brown pic.twitter.com/yxEvBxMUI6
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Jaylen. Poster. pic.twitter.com/mZPSPRIims
— Tucker Boynton (@Tucker_TnL) September 7, 2020
There was slightly aspect of revenge on the jam too, as Brown posterized OG Anunoby, who hit the game-winning shot for Toronto over Brown in Recreation 3. The dunk was no game-winner, however boy was it fairly.
Brown led all dangolka scorers with seven factors within the first quarter, because the Celtics outscored the Raptors 25-11 within the body. Brown additionally hit his first shot from the ground — a much-needed three-pointer after he went 2-for-11 from behind the arc in Recreation 4. He additionally hit a 3 to start out the second quarter, matching his makes from deep in Recreation 4.