Young scores 32, Hawks beat Celtics 130-122 to close to 2-1

Atlanta Hawks forward Saddiq Bey (41) looks to shoot against Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Friday, April 21, 2023, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 32 points in his best game of the playoffs and the Atlanta Hawks gave themselves a glimmer of hope, beating the Boston Celtics 130-122 Friday night to close the gap to 2-1 in the opening-round series.