Boston Celtics

Jan 7, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) drives the ball against Brooklyn Nets forward Rodions Kurucs (00) in the second quarter at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

BOSTON – The Celtics used a team effort to beat the Nets 116-95 Monday night at TD Garden.

The Green had eight players in double figures and led for nearly the entire night. It marked the 10th straight victory for Boston over Brooklyn.

Kyrie Irving had 17 points and six assists in his return to the lineup after missing time with an eye injury. Jayson Tatum had 16 points.

Al Horford, Marcus Morris, and Marcus Smart all added 12 points.

Daniel Theis had 11 points and seven rebounds off the bench while Terry Rozier put up 10 points.

Boston had a season-high 37 assists in the win.

The Celtics host the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday.