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NBA Finals 2022 - The Golden State Warriors remind the NBA they can win high-stakes hoops by any means necessary

NBA Finals 2022 – The Golden State Warriors remind the NBA they can win high-stakes hoops by any means necessary

SAN FRANCISCO — The NBA Finals allow for the slimmest margins of error. Opponents are too elite and opportunities too precious to squander in a seven-game series. For the Boston Celtics, sins of commission in Game 5 were too numerous to overcome a Golden State Warriors team with a championship pedigree on its home floor. …

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Boston Celtics, knowing 'a lot of great basketball is still in front of us,' confident after Game 4 loss

Boston Celtics, knowing ‘a lot of great basketball is still in front of us,’ confident after Game 4 loss

7:48 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — The Boston Celtics know that, once again, they failed to take advantage of securing home court by dropping Game 4 of the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors on Friday night. But as the series shifts back here to Chase Center for Game 5 on Monday …

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Warriors' Andrew Wiggins key to Golden State's title chase vs.  Celtics

Warriors’ Andrew Wiggins key to Golden State’s title chase vs. Celtics

BOSTON — It’s easy to forget: Before this postseason, Andrew Wiggins had experienced only one playoff series in his entire career. Basketball is basketball for someone who’s about to wrap up his eighth year in the NBA—and just played in his first All-Star Game—but the possession-to-possession intensity, quarter-to-quarter emotional swings and game-to-game stakes are new …

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Andrew Wiggins, Jordan Poole, Kevon Looney: Best supporting cast in Warriors' Game 4 win

Andrew Wiggins, Jordan Poole, Kevon Looney: Best supporting cast in Warriors’ Game 4 win

BOSTON — For this to enter the top level of Steph Curry’s pantheon performances, a 43-point masterpiece to rip home-court advantage away from the Celtics, the Warriors needed to win. To win, Curry needed some level of help. Klay Thompson and Draymond Green, his two most famous co-stars, didn’t provide enough of it. So, with …

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