The Boston Celtics ran into a buzz saw named James Harden last night. The Houston Rockets star torched the C's for 45 points in a 127-113 victory.

Harden hit on nine three-pointers. That's the most any player has scored against the Celtics in franchise history.

But it wasn't just Harden.

The Celtics got out rebounded 54-38. The Rockets had 16 offensive rebounds. Clint Capela had 18 rebounds alone.

Kyrie Irving had 23 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Celtics.

The C's drop to 20-14 and play in Memphis and San Antonio on this road trip.