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Tatum stays hot, scores 44 as Celtics beat Hornets 115-101


AP Sports Writer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 16 of his 44 points in the fourth quarter and the Boston Celtics defeated the Charlotte Hornets 115-101 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win. Tatum, coming off a 54-point performance against the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, made 16 of 24 shots from the field and 6 of 9 from beyond the 3-point arc. He also made all six free throws. Tatum was also effective on defense, limiting the red hot Terry Rozier to just 14 points on 5-of-17 shooting. Miles Bridges and P.J. Washington each had 17 points to lead the Hornets, who fell to 1-12 on the second night of back-to-back games.

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