It all comes down to this.
For Golden State, a championship would extend the team’s reign, adding a new chapter to an already supreme tournament with its fourth title in eight years. On the other hand, Boston will brand itself as basketball’s biggest brand once again, breaking ties with Lakers for most titles in NBA history, and laid the foundation for his own hopeful empire.
So who won game 6 in Boston?
Shannon Sharpe riding with the home team.
“I know what [the Celtics] capable of doing it when they play smart basketball, move the ball and don’t get bogged down,” he said Skip Bayless Thursday on “Undisputed.” “Sometimes I think they use isolation because they don’t have a point guard that can give them easy shots.
“I’m expecting them to play their best game. But it can’t be a situation where suddenly, the crowd is worried. Don’t think too much about this, Jayson TatumYou are thinking too much about it. I don’t care what Kobe Bryant would do in this situation, I just need to know what he would do? Remember the matches you’ve faced Kevin Durant, Giannis [Antentokounmpo] and Jimmy Butler. Go out and play your game, you’re talented. You guys belong here. “
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Bayless went in the other direction.
“The truth is that Golden State is better than Boston,” he retorted. “They are more talented because they have two of the greatest shooters in history.
“They’re just smarter, because Boston is seriously flawed without points in defense. They have Defensive Player of the Year. [Marcus Smart] masquerading as a point guard, and it just makes your heart cry for the duration of every game. You can see it: The wings can’t find their way when it’s time to do so, because they don’t have anyone to mediate and coordinate, and get them to the right place at the right time. … In the end, the deciding factor for me is the breadth of experience that Golden State has. “
Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown’s fatal flaw: They lost two home playoffs first Milwaukee and Miami, they almost blew up Game 7 against Miami, “Bayless opined.” They lost one game at home to the Warriors, and I think they’ll lose another. I think they have a hard time meeting the high expectations of the home audience. And Steph Curry loved this building, and the negativity was directed at him. “
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The Celtics need a win to push the series to Game 7 this weekend at Golden State. Ignore the Bayless sound to see if they can pull it out.
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