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Tatum’s 50 points carry Celtics over Nets 125-119

BOSTON (AP) — Bottled up in Brooklyn, Jayson Tatum came home and showed off an array of drives, step-back jumpers and 3-pointers.

When Tatum was done, he had one of the best playoff games in Celtics history — and the Nets had themselves a series.

Tatum scored a playoff career-high 50 points to carry Boston to a 125-119 victory on Friday night that cut Brooklyn’s lead to 2-1.

“It’s just one of those nights.” Tatum said. “A tough shooting night the first game and I didn’t get to play much the . . .

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