The Golden State Warriors knew that whatever it came down to, they didn’t want to lose the first two NBA Finals games on their home floor. Golden State responded with a valiant effort defeating the Boston Celtics 107-88. The series is now tied at 1-1 and heading out to Boston for game 3.
The Warriors went on a 43-14 run from the end of the first quarter until early in the fourth quarter to really break the game wide open. The Warriors also outscored the Celtics 35-14 in the third quarter. Just as the Celtics went on their run in game 1 to break that game open. The Warriors went and did something similar in game 2. With the firepower these two teams have, we could see more runs like this as this series progresses.
Stephen Curry scored 29 points on 9-for-21 shooting from the field. Curry knocked down 5-for-12 from three. He also grabbed six rebounds and dished out four assists on the night. When Curry is on his game the Warriors are hard to beat. He is the catalyst to the Warriors’ well-oiled machine.
More Warriors Contributions
- Jordan Poole scored 17 points, grabbed two rebounds, and dished out three assists off the bench.
- Kevon Looney scored 12 points, grabbed seven rebounds, and dished out two assists.
- Andrew Wiggins scored 11 points, grabbed six rebounds, and dished out two assists.
- Klay Thompsn scored 11 points, grabbed three rebounds, and dished out an assist.
Game 3 will be in Boston at the TD Garden on Thursday, 6/9. Tip-off will take place at 9 pm Eastern/ 6 pm Pacific. The game will air nationally on ABC.