The Celtics claimed their ninth straight win over the Magic, this time beating Orlando, 91-89, Friday night.

Leading the way against the Magic — who had won three in a row — was another strong performance from Brandon Bass, who finished with 16 points and seven rebounds.

The Celtics, who improve to 2-4, also go double-digit outputs from Avery Bradley (14 points), Jordan Crawford (13), Courtney Lee (13), Jared Sullinger (11) and Jeff Green (10).

The Magic closed the gap to two points with 1:38 left in the game after a four-point play from Aaron Afflalo. Celtics rookie Kelly Olynyk came back to knock down a jumper with 1:13 left to make it a two-possession game heading into the final minute.