No eyes, no problem

Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving making a no-look pass to evade the defence of Los Angeles Clippers centre DeAndre Jordan during the first half of their National Basketball Association game at the Staples Centre. Irving scored 20 points as fiv
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Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving making a no-look pass to evade the defence of Los Angeles Clippers centre DeAndre Jordan during the first half of their National Basketball Association game at the Staples Centre.

Irving scored 20 points as five Celtics players posted double-digit scores to snap their four-game losing streak with a 113-102 win on Wednesday.

Boston improved to 35-14 at the top of the Eastern Conference and head into tomorrow's marquee match-up against champions Golden State Warriors on a winning note.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 26, 2018, with the headline 'No eyes, no problem'. Print Edition | Subscribe