Following the early conclusion of Career Night, Joe Mazzulla Updates on Sam Hauser

Sam Hauser was unable to tie the Celtics and potentially the NBA record for the most made threes in a game due to a sprained left ankle. He nevertheless scored a career-high thirty points.


On Saint Patrick’s Day, the Boston Celtics defeated the Washington Wizards 130-104 in the nation’s capital.


Their support base was well-represented at Capital One Arena even though they were the guests, which created an atmosphere that made the game feel more like it was played at TD Garden than somewhere else.


Sam Hauser’s effort was the star of Boston’s lopsided victory, which raised its league-leading record to 53-14.


With 10 of 13 three-pointers made, the third-year forward scored a career-high 30 points, setting a new personal best in that area.

The six-foot-eight shooter had his eyes set on matching NBA-best 14 triples in a single game set by Klay Thompson, and he was well on his way to surpassing Marcus Smart’s team record of 11 makes from beyond the arc.


Sadly, Hauser trod on someone’s foot on the Wizards bench after making one of his attempts early in the third quarter, spraining his left ankle. His evening ended quickly after 23 minutes due to the injury.

The head coach of the Boston Celtics, Joe Mazzulla, stated following the victory that the Wisconsin native underwent an x-ray and was awaiting the findings, as caught by CLNS Media.



On Monday, Boston will host the Detroit Pistons. Even though it is likely that Hauser won’t play in the second half of this back-to-back, let’s hope he recovers fully and quickly.


Along with discussing Hauser’s performance, the C’s bench boss mentioned that he joined Keegan Murray, Stephen Curry, Trey Murphy, Karl Anthony-Towns, and Bogdan Bogdanovic as the sixth player this season to make ten threes in a game.



“Loved his confidence; loved his aggressiveness; loved how guys looked for him, and I love how he got his shots within the flow of our execution, and that’s the weapon that he is,” Mazzulla said.


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