Streaky Celtics hit cold spot at bad time in Game 5 loss
The Boston Celtics couldn't make a 3-pointer to start the game and found themselves in a deep hole. The Celtics went on an outside shooting rollercoaster ride never seen before in the NBA Finals, becoming the first team ever to miss its first 12 shots from long range and then the first team to make eight straight from 3, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The Celtics will look to turn things around and force a decisive seventh game on Sunday back in San Francisco but will need much more consistency from 3.news.yahoo.com
Ime's way: Celtics' Finals run a product of coach's vision
The Celtics’ transition from a team that has gone from just outside the top tier of the Eastern Conference to one that's four wins way from the franchise’s 18th NBA championship began the moment Ime Udoka took the microphone at his introductory news conference.
Celtics have my support, but any of final 4 NBA teams could be champs
Placeholder while article actions loadThe National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs are getting serious. (The Heat won Game 1, 118-107.) Doncic will have his hands full in the Western Conference championship with Golden State, which won Game 1 on Wednesday, 112-87. The Warriors have a core of players — Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green — who won NBA championships in 2015, 2017 and 2018. The conference championships and NBA Finals are the best players on the best teams playing in the best league in the world.washingtonpost.com
Tatum's huge effort helps Celtics win 108-95 to force Game 7
Jayson Tatum scored 46 points, outdueling Giannis Antetokounmpo and making sure there wouldn’t be another Milwaukee Bucks fourth-quarter comeback, and the Boston Celtics beat the defending champions 108-95 to force a seventh game in their Eastern Conference semifinal.
Holiday stops Celtics' last 2 plays, Bucks take 3-2 lead
Bobby Portis made a putback off Giannis Antetokounmpo’s missed free throw with 15 seconds left, Jrue Holiday snuffed Marcus Smart on Boston’s final two possessions and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Celtics 110-107 on Wednesday night to take a 3-2 series lead.
Bucks edge Celtics 103-101 after frantic final second
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 42 points and made the go-ahead basket with 44.3 seconds left and the Milwaukee Bucks withstood a frantic flurry of shots in the final seconds to beat the Boston Celtics 103-101 on Saturday in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal.
Warriors’ Stephen Curry Out Indefinitely With Sprained Ligament
By Brian FritzUPDATE: Warriors star Stephen Curry has been diagnosed with a sprained ligament in left foot that will sideline him indefinitely, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. Warriors star Stephen Curry has been diagnosed with a sprained ligament in left foot that will sideline him indefinitely, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 17, 2022Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry underwent an MRI on his injured left foot following the team’s 110-88 loss to the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was upset following the play and was seen yelling at Smart. Curry is averaging 25.5 points, 6.3 assists and 5.2 rebounds this season with the Warriors currently 47-23 and the No.thewestsidegazette.com