At 10:38 p.m., Frank Solensky posted a photo of hundreds of people watching the Celtics play on a wicked big screen in Copley Square.
Within 20 minutes, though, police found themselves breaking up fights along St. James Avenue. Two people were hit in the head with bottles. More people were injured. Police asked EMS to set up a triage area.
It remained peaceful inside the Copley Plaza: