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Fantastic Finals

Celtics and Warriors in an Exciting Series

By Ruben Rodriguez
Los Fresnos News

The NBA Finals have been nothing short of an exciting series. The Warriors, who are in their fifth finals in seven years are also looking for their fourth NBA Title in five final appearances. Golden State is Led by Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins, Draymond Green and Jordan Poole. The Celtics, who have been red hot in 2022, look to capture their 18th NBA Title, their first since 2008. Boston is led by the trio of Marcus Smart, Jayson Tatum and Veteran Al Horford.

Game One was a fast-paced attack by both teams. It being a home game for Golden State, The Warriors lit up the charts and dominated the majority of the game. The fourth quarter saw Boston play solid two way basketball to come from behind and capture game one 120-108. Horford led the Celtics’ offense with 26 points, and Jaylen Brown followed with 24 points. Despite the loss, Curry and Wiggins combined for 54 points.
Game Two saw Golden State again take the early lead as Boston constantly closed in on the Warriors and nearly took the lead on multiple occasions. The Warriors managed to hold on to tie the series with a 107-88 win over Boston. Jayson Tatum led Boston’s offense with 28 points, while the victorious Warriors were propelled by Curry’s 29-point performance.

Now heading into Game Three in Boston at the legendary TD Garden. The Celtics and Warriors were in a fist fight from the start with Boston on top. The Celtics withstood the attack led by Stephen Curry, who again led the scoring with 31 points alongside Klay Thompson’s 25 points. The Celtics, who used the home court to their advantage, held on to win 116-100. Marcus Smart finished with 24 points, Jaylen Brown with 27, and Jayson Tatum with 26.

With Boston now leading the series 2-1 heading into Game Four, The Celtics looked to win two consecutive games. The First quarter was an exhilarating one with Boston leading 28-27 heading into the second. The Celtics again maintained the lead, outscoring the Warriors 26-22 to lead 54-49 at the half. The second half saw the Warrior’s offense erupt as Curry put up a dominant show on offense, scoring 43 points to lead the Warriors series tying win 107-97. Klay Thompson and Andrew Wiggins combined for 35 points…

Game Five, back in San Francisco saw the Warriors again dominate on offense, led by Andrew Wiggins’ 26-point performance. Klay Thompson followed suit with 21 points. Despite Jayson Tatum’s solid 27-point performance, Golden State managed to capture Game Five to lead the series 3-2 with a 104-94 win.