June 6, 2022 at 7:11 am
On Monday night, the Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics 107-88 in Game 2 of the NBA playoffs to seal the series 1-1.
Domasic was led by Stephen Curry, who had 29 points, Jordan Poole with 17 and Kevin Rooney with 12.
Jayson Tatum’s 28 points were not enough for the hosts. The Warriors’ defense was good, and aside from Tatum’s low double-digit scoring, there were only Jaylen Brown (17) and Derrick White (12).
The series moves to Boston for balance, with Game 3 decided at 3:00 CEST on Thursday night.
NBA Playoffs Finals – Game 2:
Golden State Warriors – Boston Celtics 107:88 (31:30, 21:20, 35:14, 20:24)
Leave the corpse: Curry 29, Rooney 12, Wiggins 11, Thompson 11, Green 9 (Pool 17, Payton 7, Belika 6, Porter 3, Moody 2, Cuminga, Lee, Toscano Anderson ) – Tatum 28, Brown 17, G. Williams 6, Horford 2, Smart 2 (White 12, Nesmith 4, Fitz 3, Hauser 3. Stauskas 3, Cornett 2, R. Williams 2, Theis),
TH: 20/14 – 17/13, trojky: 15:15, 18,064 spectators.
/Series rate: 1:1/
“We said to ourselves we have to play better and more responsible than the first game, but I’m glad we’ve got this. Now we have to repeat the same thing on the opponent’s deck.” He was happy to meet Curry. “We were much better defensively today. The third quarter was great for us, we were able to create enough distance, but thanks to that, the end of the matchup was easier for us.” Added according to The Associated Press.
Golden State’s players didn’t allow opponents to make a comeback similar to the one they gave their guests in Game 1, but they had no problem holding the lead in the fourth quarter. “We knew we had to be more focused to not repeat the mistakes of Game 1. We added strength and fitness, but we did make it hard for them to get into our basket. Today, everyone with us was more engaged Yes, but it’s decided.” Praise his team coach Domacic Steve Kerr.
Boston’s coach Ime Udoka regretted using too many strategic balls in Game 2, which hurt him, according to him: “The third quarter was a disappointment for me, but in the first half we had missed opportunities. We started well, we had a 9-point lead (13:22 – late), but then it started. We threw away unnecessary The ball and let the opponent collect the duel until the end. Sadly, it might have been better for us before the home game.”