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...