Golden State Warriors, after shedding recreation one, got here again with intent to hammer Boston Celtics 107-88 in recreation two to stage the collection on the Chase Heart in California on Sunday evening.
A dominant show proper from the tip of first quarter put Warriors in a commanding place all through the sport.
GAME 1 REPORT
The Celtics began Sunday’s tie proper the place they left off on the finish of Recreation One, utilizing their superior measurement to frustrate Warriors shooters and swishing threes from everywhere in the ground nevertheless it was all Warriors the remainder of the best way because the Celtics struggled in opposition to the extra tenacious Warriors protection.
Stephen Curry picked up 29 factors and Jordan Poole added 17 extra to assist Warriors seal a cushty win over Celtics.
“Steph was breathtaking in that third quarter,” Warriors head coach Steve Kerr mentioned.
“Not simply the shotmaking however the defensive effort. He simply does not get sufficient credit score for his stage of conditioning, physicality and protection,” Kerr added.
“The man is wonderful; he simply retains working.”
The collection now strikes to Boston with recreation three scheduled for Wednesday and recreation 4 on Friday.
Celtics are vying for a document 18th NBA title to maneuver clear Los Angeles Lakers as the only real chief of the championship. That is the primary time Boston has certified for the ultimate since 2010 with its final title coming within the 2008 season.
*Excluding the present NBA finals’ stats
(With inputs from Reuters)