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Aug 11, 2020; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA; Jayson Tatum #0 of the Boston Celtics handles the ball during the third quarter after the game at The Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 11, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Mandatory Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

Jayson Tatum scored 29 points and shot 76.9 percent on the night as the Boston Celtics topped the Memphis Grizzlies by a 122-107 final on Tuesday. The Celtics have now won four in a row.

Tatum added 6 rebounds in a game where he shot his second-highest FG percentage of the season. He previously shot 12-for-15 (80 percent) on Jan. 4 against the Bulls. He also went 4-for-5 from the free-throw line on Tuesday night.

The 22-year-old took control of the game early on, scoring 17 in the first half. Boston led by as much as 22 in the first half and led 56-40 at halftime.

Memphis clawed back to within 11 late in the fourth quarter, but a Gordon Hayward three-pointer with 5:21 remaining extinguished hopes of a comeback.

Up next: The Celtics will play the Washington Wizards on Thursday in their final game of the regular season.

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