Thomas Helps Celtics Beat Blazers for 12th Straight Home Win
BOSTON (AP) — Isaiah Thomas had 30 points to lead the Boston Celtics to their fourth straight win, 116-93 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
Avery Bradley added 17 points as the Celtics won their 12th straight at home. The streak ties Boston's longest since it won 13 straight at the Garden during the 2008-09 season.
Six Boston players reached double figures and the Celtics also outscored Portland 60-34 in the paint, while committing just five turnovers.
The Celtics trailed by 12 points in the first quarter, but blew the game open in the third quarter, outscoring the Blazers 30-12.
Damian Lillard led Portland with 20 points. C.J. McCollum added 17.