Celtics video: Kemba Walker sends Landry Shamet flying with crossover
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VIDEO: Kemba Walker sends Landry Shamet flying with the nasty crossover

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The Boston Celtics and LA Clippers duked it out on TNT on Thursday night, and the Celtics came away victorious in a thrilling double-overtime contest. While Landry Shamet of the Clippers drilled a clutch triple to send the game to its second overtime, Kemba Walker and the Celtics would have the last laugh as the Eastern Conference All-Star shook Shamet with a sweet dribble move, then drilled a saucy stepback three-pointer in that second overtime period:

The Celtics would continue to pour it on from there, with the hometown C’s taking the game by a final margin of 141 to 133 behind 39 points from Jayson Tatum. Walker chipped in 19 points of his own with 9 rebounds and 7 assists.

This titanic tussle gives the Clippers a record of 37-18 heading into the All-Star break (good for the 3 seed in the West), while the Celtics are hot on the heels of the 2-seed Raptors with a 38-16 second record in the East.

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