Celtics hit 20 3s, beat Pelicans 117-109 in 9th straight win


              Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42) slam dunks over New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram (14) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. The Celtics won 117-109. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) goes to the basket against New Orleans Pelicans forward Larry Nance Jr. in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. The Celtics won 117-109. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) drives to the basket against New Orleans Pelicans forward Naji Marshall in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. The Celtics won 117-109. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans guard Trey Murphy III (25) and forward Herbert Jones in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. The Celtics won 117-109. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            New Orleans Pelicans guard Dyson Daniels, left, battles under the basket with Boston Celtics center Al Horford in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. The Pelicans won 117-109. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Boston Celtics guard Derrick White shoots against New Orleans Pelicans guard Dyson Daniels (11) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. The Celtics won 117-109. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (3) and forward Larry Nance Jr. (22) walk down the court after a foul late in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. The Celtics won 117-109. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) slam dunks in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) New Orleans Pelicans head coach Willie Green calls out from the bench in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram (14) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) shoots against New Orleans Pelicans forward Naji Marshall (8) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42) pulls down a rebound against New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (3) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics guard Derrick White (9) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) goes to the basket against New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram (14) and guard Trey Murphy III (25) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)