Kyrie Irving scored 25 points in 25 minutes as the Boston Celtics pounded the lifeless Memphis Grizzlies 109-98 at Boston Garden last night.98 [VIDEO]

The C's led by 26 at the half and by as many as 28 in the third quarter before putting things in cruise control.

Terry Rozier scored 15 for the Celtics. Jaylen Brown and Marcus Morris scored 13 each.

When the Celtcs hold a team under 100 points they are now 28-3.

Make it three straight wins since the all star break and the overall record is 43-19.

The C's stay a half game behind Toronto for first place in the Eastern Conference.

NOTE: Next up for the Celtics is a Wednesday night game vs the Charlotte Hornets. The game can be heard live on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket with coverage starting at 7pm.