an surface, the first round of the qualifying series between Boston Celtics And Brooklyn Networks It was expected to be the best in the NBA, and if Game 1 is any indication of what’s in store, we might be in for one of the best matches ever.
Jason Tatumwho was the Celtics’ player of the year during the regular season, scored by throwing the ball in the first half for a turn Keri Irving And throwing the ball with no time on the clock to leave TD Garden looks like an offshoot of a crazy house in Boston’s 115-114 win on Sunday afternoon.
Saved Play for Celtics
Title holder in NBA history (tied with Los Angeles Lakers) let a 15 point lead slip off in the middle of the third quarter and drop by 1 point with 13.7 seconds to play when Kevin Durant missed three indicators, Alhorford Hold the bounce.
Boston had a timeout which they decided not to use, Jaylen Brown attempted to break through the edge on the right side without success, had to fall back four seconds from the left and gave the pass outside the three-point arc to Marcus Smartwho faked the shot and gave the pass to Tatum who cut like lightning, removing Irving’s tag and making home fans raving.
Tatum scored 16 of his 31 points in the second half and was Boston’s top scorer who also had contributions from Brown (23 points), Horford (20 points) and Smart (20 points).
kyrie irving big game
19 points in the final quarter from Irving, who finished the game with 39 points, were of no use. Durant finished with just 23 points, recording nine of 24 shots from the field.
The second game in this series will be played next Wednesday, April 20th at 7:00 PM ET also in TD GardenRemember, this series and every NBA game series are the first to win four out of a maximum of seven games.