The Celtics defeated the Nets tonight in Boston, 116-95. In his return from injury, Kyrie Irving led the Celtics with 17 points (8-16 FG), 2 rebounds and 6 assists, while Jayson Tatum contributed 16 points (5-12 FG), 4 rebounds and 4 assists. Rodions Kurucs led all scorers with 24 points (8-15 FG) for the Nets, while Kenneth Faried tallied 13 points (5-10 FG) and 12 rebounds in the losing effort. Eight different Celtics finished with double-figures in scoring. With the win, the Celtics improve to 24-15, while the Nets fall to 20-22 on the season.