Jaylen Brown established a franchise record on Wednesday evening for most details scored in a season-opener with 46 Â â€“ but it was not enough to get the Celtics the get.
â€œI donâ€™t know how I did it,â€ Brown reported after the activity, by using NBA.com.
Brown tested positive for COVID-19 on October 18 and was sidelined for ~10 days.
â€œI put in a lot of time in quarantine, contemplating about when I was heading to get back again out there, just imagining, viewing the game, visualizing. And some photographs fell tonight. I only had 24 hours to put together. My breathing felt irregular but great for the most part. In the direction of the conclude, I could feel my heartbeat by way of my upper body.â€
The Celticsâ€™ franchise file for most details scored in a time-opening video game was 35 (Paul Pierce, Bob Cousy).
Of course, Brown defeat that variety by a significant amount shooting 16-30 from the field and 8-14 from 3.
Julius Randle and Evan Fournier led the way for the New York Knicks, scoring 35 and 32 details respectively.
The Knicks defeated the Celtics 138-134 in 2OT.