Boston made the series 2 wins and 1 loss.
The Boston Celtics won 114-102 in a game against the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2nd round 3rd round of the 2022-2023 NBA Playoffs Western Conference held at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA on the 6th (Korean time).
Jayson Tatum (27 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists) and Jalen Brown (23 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists) led the way, while Marcus Smart (15 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists) and Al Horford (17 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists) also led the way. showed off his presence. Boston, who made 2 wins and 1 loss, was able to lead the series to their advantage.
After trailing 28-29토토사이트 in the first quarter, Boston gained strength in the second quarter. Tatum and Derrick White scored, and Smart hit a 3-pointer. Brown completed the three-point play by earning a foul with a mid-range shot. Philadelphia countered with PJ Tucker and Tyrese Maxie’s outer guns, but Brown managed to hit again. Boston added Horford’s 3-point shot and finished the first half with a score of 57-50.
In the second half, Boston’s momentum continued. Horford plugged in the outside gun, and Brown got an Andone play. Philadelphia caught up with Maxie, Joel Embiid, and Tucker’s three-point shot, but it didn’t shake. Horford’s 3-pointer cut the rim, and Brown continued the scoring streak. Malcolm fired support fire from the outskirts of Brogden. At the end of the third quarter, the score was 88-77, still Boston’s lead.
However, a crisis came in the fourth quarter. Giving points back to back to Georges Niang and DeAndre Melton. Boston took a breather with Brogdon’s 3-point shot, but this time James Harden and Embiid conceded and the score narrowed to 4 points (100-96).
The moment the team faltered, Boston had Tatum. Tatum brought the atmosphere back to Boston with a stepback 3-pointer following a mid-range shot. He also calmly made two free throws obtained from opponent fouls. Boston, who had the chance to win, kept the victory by blocking the last wave of Philadelphia’s offensive.
Meanwhile, in Philadelphia, Embiid (30 points, 13 rebounds, 3 assists) and Harden (16 points, 6 rebounds, 11 assists), who returned from injury, did their part, but they fell short of Boston’s momentum. The defeat on this day further increased the burden of the remaining games.