Zach Randolph

Jayson Tatum scores 24 points, Celtics edge Knicks 103-101

The Celtics could laugh afterward, because none of Jayson Tatum's mistakes cost them.

Not the missed dunk with 36 seconds left — thanks to Tatum rebounding it himself and making a tough jumper — and not his foolish foul with 1.9 seconds remaining.

Tatum did far more good than bad, finishing with 24 points and 14 rebounds as Boston held on to beat the New York Knicks 103-101 on Saturday night.

"I mean, that guy's just super talented," Kyrie Irving said. "To be so young, to be so poised is an awesome trait for him."

The second-year forward showed it with his calm response to his botched dunk with the Celtics clinging to a one-point...