The Boston Celtics shot 37%, committed 20 turnovers and still beat the Indiana Pacers 84-74 in game one their NBA playoff series.

After scoring just 38 points in the first half, the Celtics warmed up on offense and tightened the screws on defense.

They held the Pacers to just 29 points in the second half.

For Boston, Kyrie Irving led the way with 20 points and seven assists.

Marcus Morris added 20 points. Jason Tatum had 15. Al Horford had 10 points and 11 rebounds.

No one had more than 14 points for the Pacers.

Game two of the series is Wednesday night again at Boston Garden.

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