Jayson Tatum (24) led the Boston Celtics (hereafter referred to as Boston) to victory in the midst of going back and forth between hell and heaven.
Boston won the 2022-23 season regular league home game held at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on the morning of the 20th (Korean time) against the Golden State Warriors after a bloody battle that went to overtime, 121-118, by 3 points. With this, Boston broke a 4-game losing streak against the Goals with 34-12. (Goals 22-23)
Tatum had an amazing performance with 34 points, 19 rebounds, 6 assists and 3 steals, but he was uneasy as he committed 7 turnovers. Al Horford scored 20 points, 10 rebounds and 3 blocks, and Marcus Smart played a big role with 18 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals.
For Goles, Stephen Curry scored 29 points, 4 rebounds, 7 assists and 4 steals, including 6 3-pointers, Klay Thompson scored 24 points including 4 3-pointers, and Jordan Poole struggled with 24 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists.
After a fierce battle between the two teams in the first quarter, the Goals finished the first quarter with a 26-25, one-point lead. And after a scoring battle between the two teams, Curry threw a half-court three-point shot with a buzzer beater, leading 55-54 and Goals leading the first half by one point.
Gols took a 9-point lead with 7:30 left at the end of the quarter as an attack continued using Poole’s outside ability and Wiggins’ ball-less movement at the beginning of the third quarter. Furthermore, Boston kept missing easy scoring opportunities and open 3-pointers, failing to create points to chase. At the end of the game, Tatum’s 3-point shot and Malcolm Brogdon’s Andrew play led Boston to 82-89, 7 points in the fourth quarter.
Goles entered the 4th quarter with an attack using the perimeter, and Boston maintained the score with the second point following an offensive rebound. However, with 8 minutes left in the end of the game, Goles had a bad news that Thompson got into foul trouble. Here, Boston opened the water with a 3-point shot 6 minutes before the end of Brokdon. And Brown connected the score with a quick break following the steal, and Tatum made all the free throws to narrow the score to one point.
In the clutch encounter, Horford and Brown stood out. Horford hit a block after putting in a 3-pointer, but Tatum continued to commit turnovers and Curry scored a breakthrough. However, Brown tied the game with a 3-pointer, and the game went into overtime.
Boston took the lead with consecutive runs in the early stages of overtime. Goles turned it around with Wiggins blocking the Boston attack with his defense, and Curry also hit a 3-pointer. However, from the 4th quarter, Brown, who came back to life perfectly, scored again. In addition, Horford and Tatum put in consecutive 3-point shots to take a 7-point lead.
Most of all, Goles stepped off the court with Thompson fouling out. In a desperate situation, Gols created a one-possession game in 7 seconds. Boston won by 121-118, 3 points, with the pool’s last 3-pointer not going in. 메이저놀이터