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Kyrie Irving leads the Celtics to their 15th consecutive win against the Atlanta Hawks

Kyrie Irving leads the Celtics to their 15th consecutive win against the Atlanta Hawks

Kyrie Irving scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added a career-high 27 and the Boston Celtics won their 15th consecutive game with a 110-99 victory over the Hawks on Saturday night in Atlanta.

At 15-2, Boston leads the NBA and matched the best start in franchise history through 17 games. The winning streak is the club's fifth longest, four behind the 2008-09 team that set the franchise mark.

Dennis Schroder had 23 points and Kent Bazemore added 19 for Atlanta. The Hawks are an Eastern Conference-worst 3-13, but they still had plenty of adrenaline following a 46-point victory over Sacramento — the biggest in franchise history — two nights ago

The Celtics erased a 16-point...

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