Kenneth Faried

Irving scores 27 points as Celtics edge Nuggets 111-110

At last, the Boston Celtics found a way to get a win in the closing moments.

Wasn't easy.

Kyrie Irving scored 10 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter, Jaylen Brown hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 34 seconds remaining and the struggling Celtics edged the Denver Nuggets 111-110 on Monday night despite blowing a big lead.

It was only Boston's second victory in seven games.

"I thought we were gassed at the end of the game," Celtics coach Brad Stevens said. "We missed some defensive assignments, and I thought we missed some good opportunities on offense, but they found a way."

The Celtics had struggled in tight games...