Tatum scores 28, Celtics hold off Bulls 111-104

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CHICAGO (AP) - Jayson Tatum scored 28 points, Gordon Hayward added 24 and the Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 111-104.

The Celtics hung on for their eighth win in nine games after a 16-point lead dwindled to three in the fourth quarter.

Tatum hit a 3-pointer with just over a minute left to bump the lead to seven, and the Atlantic Division leaders came out on top after rallying from 18 down to beat Atlanta on Friday.

Zach LaVine scored 35 to lead Chicago and nailed five 3-pointers.

Lauri Markkanen had 15 points, though he walked gingerly off the court with about four minutes left after Marcus Smart landed on his left ankle.

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1/4/2020 10:50:11 PM (GMT -5:00)