Celtics explode in 4th quarter to take Game 1 over Warriors 120-108
Jaylen stepped up down the stretch and Derrick White (21 points off the bench), Marcus Smart, and Payton Pritchard all hit big 3's. The Warriors were held to just 16 points in that final quarter (and 3 of those points came with all the scrubs in the final seconds of the game).
Boston up by 3!— CelticsLife.com (@celticslife) June 3, 2022
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Al Horford finished with 26 points, 6 rebounds and a career high 6 3-pointers made. Jaylen Brown added 24 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists in the win.
Coach Udoka: "That’s kind of who we’ve been all year: tough, grinders, a resilient group."— Boston Celtics (@celtics) June 3, 2022
Ime Udoka singles out Marcus Smart for celebrating on the bench while Payton Pritchard and Derrick White were playing huge minutes in the fourth quarter to fuel Boston's comeback. Said the Celtics are a team and always rely on the team to win.— Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) June 3, 2022
Jaylen Brown: “I give credit to every guy in that locker room, top to bottom. We’ve got a resilient group.”— Boston Celtics (@celtics) June 3, 2022