Jayson Tatum buries clutch three-pointer as Boston Celtics rally for Game 2 win over Indiana Pacers

Jayson Tatum buried a go-ahead three-pointer with 50.8 seconds remaining on Wednesday night, allowing the host Boston Celtics to overcome a late Indiana Pacers flurry and pull out a 99-91 victory in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.

Game leaders

Indiana Pacers

  • Points: Bojan Bogdanovic – 23
  • Assists: Matthews/Sabonis – 5
  • Rebounds: Bojan Bogdanovic – 8


Boston Celtics

  • Points: Kyrie Irving – 37
  • Assists: Kyrie irving – 7
  • Rebounds: Al Horford – 10

Celtics lead series 2-0

Playoff Picture: How things stand

How do the first-round series currently stand?

Wednesday night's scores

With the fourth-seeded Celtics having successfully held serve on their home court to go up 2-0 in the best-of-seven set, the fifth-seeded Pacers will host Games 3 and 4 on Friday night and Sunday afternoon.

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