This was one of the ugliest games I've seen in a while. In the first half alone, the Celtics turned the ball over 12 times and the Hawks hit just one out of 11 shots from 3 point land. The Hawks kept running the pick and roll and the Celtics simply couldn't defend it for whatever reason. The Celtics held the lead for most of the game but the Hawks simply out-executed them down the stretch.
The loss wastes a career night by Jae Crowder who fouled out with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Isaiah Thomas added 29 points and 6 assists. Sullinger got 10 points and 8 rebounds but nobody else topped double figures in points.
The Celtics ended up with 21 turnovers (a season high) and the Hawks scored about double the points in the paint as Boston did. That's just not going to get the job done against a solid Atlanta Hawks team.
I have nothing more to say about this game.