Twitter Goes Beserk After Brooklyn Nets’ Blowout Victory Over Celtics on Christmas Day

Published 12/25/2020, 9:53 PM EST
Dec 25, 2020; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Brooklyn Nets small forward Kevin Durant (7) shoots a three point jump shot against Boston Celtics center Tristan Thompson (13) defending during the third quarter at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports


The Brooklyn Nets look scary right now in the NBA. They had yet another blowout victory against the Boston Celtics in the second game of the regular season.

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They started their season in a stellar fashion against the Warriors and continued the same against the Celtics as they defeated them 123-95.

Dec 25, 2020; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving (11) passes the ball with Boston Celtics point guard Marcus Smart (36) defending during the third quarter at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports

Both their superstars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant stepped up big time as they scored 39 and 29 points, respectively. Kyrie even set a franchise record of most points scored in a Christmas Day match.

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The game was pretty close at the end of the first half as the Celtics led the game 54-51. But in the third quarter, Durant just took his game to another gear, scoring 16 points, and the Nets finally had the lead.

The Nets now have two wins with a combined lead of 54 points. The way they are playing, they might end up being the best in the East.

Twitter reacts to Nets vs Celtics

Following the 123-95 victory, Twitter users across the world went berserk after seeing KD and Kyrie put up a show. Everyone was in awe to see the duo destroy the Celtics.

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The Brooklyn Nets on paper looked like a great team coming into the season. But there were doubts regarding how players would fit or whether KD will be back to his best.

Dec 25, 2020; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Brooklyn Nets small forward Kevin Durant (7) shoots a layup during the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports

With the two performances they have put, these questions have been put to bed. The Nets look like a cohesive unit led by their two stars in KD and Kyrie. Their role players are also impressive and have chimed in the offense from time to time.

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It might be too early to say that the Nets are the best in the East, but in the two games they have played they have dominated their opponents. If they continue the way they are playing, they will be an unstoppable force in the East.

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Aditya Mohapatra

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Aditya Mohapatra is a sports enthusiast who primarily covers the NBA for EssentiallySports. Having graduated in Mass Communication, he has prior experience in writing for ABP News, and has been writing for EssentiallySports since November 2020. This die-hard Los Angeles Lakers fan feels that LeBron James is the best thing to have ever happened to the NBA, and will hold a healthy debate with anyone suggesting otherwise.

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