NBA Note - Boston Celtics Irving, Kyrie

Nov 7, 2017 - 9:52 AM G Kyrie Irving took charge against the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.

Irving scored 12 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter, and the Celtics won their ninth in a row after two opening losses, defeating the Hawks 110-107.

Irving, acquired by Boston from the Cleveland Cavaliers before the season, made four 3-pointers, shot 14 of 22 overall and dished out seven assists in his best game with the Celtics. He was coming off an 11-point outing in a Sunday victory at Orlando.

Irving, who also had seven assists against the Hawks, is averaging 22.3 points, 5.7 assists and an NBA-best 2.2 steals per game.