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Jayson Tatum rallies Celtics from 32-point deficit, ties Larry Bird's record with 60 points

BOSTON -- At halftime of Friday night's game here at TD Garden between the Celtics and San Antonio Spurs, the only history anyone would've thought might happen on this night would be Boston setting one for margin of defeat.

Instead, a dismal first half only set the stage for a remarkable comeback, one that saw Boston overcome a 32-point deficit -- the largest in more than a decade, and the third-largest in the last 25 years -- thanks to Jayson Tatum tying Larry Bird's franchise-record 60 points in what eventually became a 143-140 Boston win.