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Brown takes charge as Celtics rout Magic

/ 03:45 PM January 16, 2021
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Jan 15, 2021; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) attempts a basket against Orlando Magic forward James Ennis III (11) during the third quarter at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

Jaylen Brown scored 21 points to lead the Boston Celtics 124-97 in a home victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.

Semi Ojeleye chipped in with 18 points, while Jeff Teague added 17, Payton Pritchard 16 and Marcus Smart 14 for the Celtics, who have won seven of their past eight games.

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Jayson Tatum and Robert Williams remained out for Boston after testing positive for COVID-19. The Celtics had their past three scheduled games postponed due to the virus.

The Magic were led by Aaron Gordon with 17 points. Nikola Vucevic, Cole Anthony and Dwayne Brown all scored 15 points apiece in the loss.

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