Basketball - NBA - Finals: Golden State recovers against Boston and equalizes - Sport 365

Published on June 6, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. – updated on June 6, 2022 at 10:33 a.m.

Guillaume MARION

On the night of Sunday to Monday, Golden State easily dominated Boston in Game 2 of the NBA Finals (107-88) and tied at 1-1 in the series. At Chase Center, Stephen Curry was huge in getting the Warriors back on track.

After the failure in Game 1 of these NBA Finals, the Warriors have returned to the front. In fact, tonight Golden State left Boston no chance and largely won in this second duel between the two franchises (107-88) to tie at 1-1 in this series. At the Chase Center, the two teams have long been equal. Thus, at the break, Steve Kerr’s players only led by two units when returning to the locker room (52-50), it was then that they stepped on the accelerator to definitively distance the Celtics. Because, during the third quarter time, the Californians managed 12 minutes of great intensity, both offensively and defensively, to fly away thanks to a scathing 35-14. With a 23-point lead before starting the last quarter, the Warriors were able to calmly manage, especially since the visitors failed to repeat the blow of the first game with a crazy comeback at the end. On his way, Stephen Curry assumed his role as leader and carried his people to victory on the night of Sunday to Monday.

Chef Curry at the rendezvous

In 32 minutes, the point guard already titled three times with Golden State achieved a huge performance, with 29 points on the clock (5 of 12 from three points), as well as 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals. At his side, if Klay Thompson was quite discreet (11 points, 4 out of 19 on shots…), the local star was well helped by Kevin Looney (12 points and 7 rebounds) and Andrew Wiggins (11 points and 6 rebounds ), as well as the defensive contribution of Draymond Green (9 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists). On the Boston side, apart from Jayson Tatum (28 points and 6 rebounds), the rest of the team was struggling, as evidenced by their shooting success (38%). However, after two games, the team managed by Ime Udoka have done the job by taking at least one away meeting and will now try to make the break at TD Garden in the coming days with the aim of returning to California with why not. a first chance to win the title this year.

NBA Finals BASKETBALL – NBA / FINALS
From June 3 to 19, 2022

BOSTON CELTICS (2) – GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS (3): 1-1
Match 1 – Golden State Warriors- Boston Celtics : 108-120
Match 2 – Golden State Warriors –Boston Celtics: 107-88
Game 3 on Wednesday, June 8 in Boston
Game 4 on Friday, June 10 in Boston
Game 5 Monday, June 13 in San Francisco
Game 6 (if necessary) on Thursday, June 16 in Boston
Game 7 (if necessary) on Sunday, June 19 in San Francisco

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