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NBA Finals 2022 – The rules, plays and processes referees are watching the closest

NBA Finals 2022 - The rules, plays and processes referees are watching the closest

The NBA playoffs are full of moments that can swing a series: a buzzer-beating 3-pointer, a late and-1 bucket or an alley-oop dunk in front of the home crowd. Or in some cases, it might be the blow of the referee’s whistle, as a late-game block/charge call or an overturned bucket could help make the …

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Celtics’ Game 4 loss was a squandered chance to take control

Celtics' Game 4 loss was a squandered chance to take control

BOSTON — Sooooo … Are we having fun yet? After a 43-point masterpiece by Steph Curry that evened the NBA Finals at two games apiece, we’re getting exactly the barnburner of a finals we hoped for. Through four games, we’re not only even on games but have a composite score that separates these sides by …

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Celtics doomed by ‘stagnant’ offense, a familiar feeling in this playoffs

Celtics doomed by 'stagnant' offense, a familiar feeling in this playoffs

BOSTON — The Celtics were still in charge at the beginning of the drought. They stayed resilient throughout a huge first half from Stephen Curry. They at least avoided a third-quarter disaster. They led by five points, at home, with a chance to extend the advantage. A bucket would have turned the TD Garden crowd …

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Draymond Green’s mom can’t believe how bad he’s playing

Draymond Green's mom can't believe how bad he's playing

Draymond Green and his play has become unrecognizable – even to his mom – during this year’s NBA Finals. The Warriors star has struggled mightily against the Celtics and may have hit rock bottom in Golden State’s Game 4 win in Boston on Friday night to even the series at 1-1. Green, 32, was benched …

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Stephen Curry ‘wills’ Golden State Warriors to victory with 43 points in Game 4

Stephen Curry 'wills' Golden State Warriors to victory with 43 points in Game 4

3:16 AM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN BOSTON — Stephen Curry isn’t one to show tons of emotion throughout the course of a game. But in the Golden State Warriors’ 107-97 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Curry wore his heart on his sleeve all night. Late in the first quarter, …

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NBA Finals 2022 – Why the Warriors and Celtics need their big men in a big way

NBA Finals 2022 - Why the Warriors and Celtics need their big men in a big way

BOSTON — Steve Kerr has made a lot of high-pressure, large-stakes decisions during his NBA career. Like that afternoon in 1995 when he got fed up with Michael Jordan in a Chicago Bulls practice and made the choice to throw a forearm and ended up with a black eye. The Golden State Warriors’ coach had …

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Curry scores 43 to beat Boston, Warriors tie NBA Finals 2-2

Curry scores 43 to beat Boston, Warriors tie NBA Finals 2-2

BOSTON (AP) — He stomped his feet, waved his arms, flexed his muscles and talked back to the crowd. And Stephen Curry also made sneakers. Plenty of those, too. In a demonstrative and dominating performance that was one of the best of his postseason career, Curry scored 43 points to lead the Golden State Warriors …

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As Celtics finally see NBA Finals crunchtime, Steph Curry shows how a championship is won

As Celtics finally see NBA Finals crunchtime, Steph Curry shows how a championship is won

BOSTON — The Celtics had navigated their way through so many things in the NBA Finals, but there was still one thing they hadn’t seen: crunchtime. More precisely, a dynasty in crunchtime. The Celtics were rolling Friday when Jaylen Brown picked off a reckless Steph Curry pass with 7:39 left in the game and hit …

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Warriors’ Draymond Green frustrated after being pulled in 4th quarter, but understands need to ‘roll’ with hot lineup

Warriors' Draymond Green frustrated after being pulled in 4th quarter, but understands need to 'roll' with hot lineup

BOSTON — Draymond Green said he wasn’t “thrilled” when Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr pulled him out Friday night with under eight minutes remaining in the fourth quarter of Game 4 in Boston. While Green did come up with two big plays on a crucial possession with just over a minute to go …

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Stephen Curry’s will was the difference for Warriors

Stephen Curry's will was the difference for Warriors

Whatever it took. If one word summed up the Warriors’ 107-97 win over the Celtics in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, it was ruthless. Stephen Curry willed himself through a sprained foot to carve up the Celtics’ league-leading defense. Coach Steve Kerr made the tough calls, such as pulling likely Hall of Famer Draymond …

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