Boston Celtics, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown rewrite Opening Night history

I Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 126-117 in the first game of the season NBA.

Jayson Tatum e Jaylen Brown drag Celtics to victory with 35 points apiece. Only twice in NBA history have two teammates scored at least 35 points for one on ”opening night. ”

It had first happened in 1961 with Oscar Robertson and Jack Twyman, then with Jerry West and Wilt Chamberlain in 1969. Brown and Tatum thus joined a very exclusive club, going on to join real legends of the game.

Definitely an excellent way to start the season and a great viaticum for the Boston Celtics ’ year. Tatum also added 12 rebounds to his effort. In doing so, he managed to pull off a double-double with at least 35 points in his season debut., something that in the history of the franchise had only succeeded Paul Pierce in 2004.

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