C’s set franchise record with huge first quarter vs. Nets originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
They shot 62.1% (18-for-29) from the floor, including 8-for-11 from 3-point range, to outscore the Nets 46-16 in the opening frame. According to Celtics.com’s Taylor Snow, it marked the first time in franchise history that the C’s have outscored their opponent by 30 points in the first quarter.
Previously, their largest first-quarter point differential was 26 against the Charlotte Hornets earlier this season.
Boston’s 46 first-quarter points marked its seventh-highest point total it has ever scored in a single quarter, per Celtics.com’s Marc D’Amico.