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16-2, 1st in Atlantic
Is Kyrie the NBA's most clutch player? (1:45)
Will LeBron regret treatment of Kyrie? (1:58)
Kyrie leading MVP race for Stephen A. (1:51)
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9hMicah Adams

NBA player rankings Week 5: Kyrie makes the cut

As long as the Celtics keep winning, they're getting representation on our top 10 -- even if nobody on the roster actually finishes with one of the best average games. Kyrie Irving wasn't far off the pace last week.

Kyrie shows clutch gene in 47-point gem (1:00)

ESPN Stats and Information  

The Celtics have overcome a double-digit deficit in 3 straight games. In those games, Kyrie Irving has outscored Celtics opponents 36-34 in the final 5 minutes in the 4th quarter and overtime.

ESPN Stats & Info

Celts have good chance to extend win streak

The Celtics' winning streak appears likely to continue. ESPN's Basketball Power Index gives Boston the edge in each of its next five games.

Irving says Celtics continue to stick together (1:31)
Celtics extend win streak to 16 games (3:00)
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18hTim MacMahon

Kyrie's 47 points rally C's to 16th straight win

Kyrie Irving became the first Celtics player since Larry Bird to score at least 45 points on 70 percent shooting, leading Boston to its third straight come-from-behind victory and 16th straight win.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge with a playful Tweet after Kyrie Irving scored 47 points on 16-of-22 shooting in Boston's overtime win over Dallas. The Celtics have won 16 straight games.


Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

The Celtics survive yet another 2nd half, double digit deficit to extend their win streak to 16 games. 4th time in 6 games they need a big rally late in the game. Kyrie Irving with an incredible 47 point performance.

Kyrie's and-1 seals Celtics' OT win (0:24)

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

Celtics up 104-102 in OT. Kyrie with 43 points. Singlehandedly carrying Boston here.

Tatum botches oop, still scores (0:30)
Tatum punches it down off lob from Smart (0:21)

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

Another double digit deficit for the Celtics in the 4th quarter. It's the 4th time in the last 6 games. They've been able to win the last 5. (15 straight overall) Can they squeak another win out here in Dallas to extend the streak?

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

The Mavericks are trying to ruin the Celtics streak here in Dallas. After 3rd quarter Mavericks are up 77-69. Biggest difference here is Boston's 13 turnovers which have translated into Mavs having 14 more shot attempts than Boston. Despite Kyrie Irving's 30 points on 10-13 shooting, Celtics still shooting 42% as a team. C's need yet another 4th quarter rally to keep their win streak alive.

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

The Mavericks close the gap on the Celtics at the half, but still have no answer for Kyrie Irving. He's got 25 points on 9-10 shooting, including 4-4 from 3. Irving missed his only shot at the halftime buzzer. Boston up 53-49, as they look for their 16th straight win.

Kyrie hits open 3-pointer off crazy handle (0:18)
Tatum skies for the tomahawk jam (0:16)

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

End of 1 in Dallas. Celtics up 33-22. Kyrie Irving (and his mask) getting whatever they want on offense with 17 points on 6-6 shooting in 1st quarter. Jaylen Brown with 12 points.


Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

Kyrie Irving going through warmups here in Dallas. Celtics going for 16 in a row tonight.

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.920th
Rebounds Per Game47.82nd
Assists Per Game21.720th
Points Allowed94.81st

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