Cedric Maxwell, who witnessed Kevin McHale's 56 points and Larry Bird's record 60 for the Celtics 36 years ago, watched Jayson Tatum match Bird on Friday. He joined the Celtics Post Game crew of Nick Gelso, Josue Pavon and A. Sherrod Blakely to compare the greatest scoring nights in Boston history and react to the importance of Tatum's this season.
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Tatum is one of only three players in NBA history to score 60 points with no turnovers. The crew breakdown how important this comeback was for the team's season, and just how impressed they are with Tatum. Tatum was the only Celtic who could get things going early on, scoring 14 of the team's 16 first-quarter points. He also added eight rebounds and five assists to go along with his point total. He shot 20-37 from the field and 5-7 from three. Tatum also managed to shot 15-17 from the free throw line.