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With a 107-88 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 2, Golden State Warriors have tied the series one apiece.
The Boston Celtics shocked fans after they managed to reverse the momentum of GSW in Game 1. However, the loss pushed the Warriors to perform well in the next game.
Stephen Curry continued his incredible season performance by ending with 29 points against Boston. The point guard made five three-pointers out of 12. Meanwhile, Jayson Tatum scored 28 and made six rebounds.
Warriors head coach Steve Kerr enjoyed Curry’s performance during the game, particularly in the 3rd quarter, where the team made 35 points while Boston only had 14.
In an interview, Kerr told reporters, “Steph was breathtaking in that third quarter. Not just the shot-making but the defensive effort. He just doesn’t get enough credit for his level of conditioning, physicality and defense.
“People go at him to try to wear him down because they know how important he is to us offensively. And it is pretty dramatic, the difference in Steph’s strength and physicality between now and when I first got here eight years ago.
“The guy is amazing; he just keeps working.”
The Chase Center was on full battle mode as Golden State fans went to support the team following an upset loss in Game 1.
With just over half of the game finished, it was still too close to call a win by the Warriors since they only led by a small margin, 52-50.
As the third quarter went in favor of the Warriors as everyone’s eyes were on Golden State, making shots after shots. Noise from fans rose up as Steph made threes, ending the quarter with a 23-point lead.
The trio of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green are unstoppable forces on the court. Their recent triumph in Game 2 marked their 18-finals win, a career-high for all of them.
The Celtics were left frustrated by their performance in the game. Whether on offense or defense, they found themselves not able to turn the tides in their favor, even losing ball possessions 19 times.
Celtics head coach Ime Udoka said, “For us, that was a little disappointing.”
“That’s kind of been a constant theme in the playoffs. When that happens, we’re in trouble.”
Boston will be going back to their home court for Game 3 this Wednesday.
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