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Boston Celtics Claim 18th NBA Title with Dominant Victory over Dallas Mavericks
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Boston Celtics Claim 18th NBA Title with Dominant Victory over Dallas Mavericks

  By Score More June 17 will be remembered as a historic date for the Boston Celtics. Sixteen years to the day after winning their 17th championship, the Celtics secured their 18th NBA title by defeating the Dallas Mavericks 106-88 in front of a roaring crowd at TD Garden. This victory in Game 5 of the NBA Finals gave Boston a 4-1 series win and solidified their status as the most successful franchise in NBA history, surpassing the Los Angeles Lakers. A Historic Night for Boston The Celtics entered the game with a 3-1 series lead and a chance to clinch the championship at home. From the outset, they played with the confidence and intensity of a team determined to secure the title. The Mavericks, needing a win to extend the series, were outmatched by Boston’s cohesive...
Boston Celtics Aim to Clinch 18th NBA Title in Game 5 Showdown Against Kyrie Irving and Dallas Mavericks
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Boston Celtics Aim to Clinch 18th NBA Title in Game 5 Showdown Against Kyrie Irving and Dallas Mavericks

By Score More BOSTON – The Boston Celtics have another chance to clinch their 18th NBA title as they face the Dallas Mavericks in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on June 17 (June 18, Singapore time). Among the Mavericks is guard Kyrie Irving, who is well-acquainted with the Celtics’ desire to end the series, having played for Boston from 2017 to 2019. Irving’s departure from Boston to the Brooklyn Nets in 2019 turned him into a target for Celtics fans, who made their feelings known with chants of “Kyrie sucks” during Games 1 and 2 at TD Garden. These chants accompanied a pair of Mavericks’ losses before Boston extended their series lead to 3-1 with a win in Dallas. Irving addressed the situation candidly: “Let’s just call it what it is. When the fans are cheering ‘Kyrie sucks’ they feel li...
Celtics Fall to Mavericks in Game 4, Head Back to Boston for Potential Close-Out
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Celtics Fall to Mavericks in Game 4, Head Back to Boston for Potential Close-Out

By Score More Dallas, TX – The Boston Celtics experienced their first road loss of the playoffs on Friday night, as the Dallas Mavericks claimed a resounding 122-84 victory in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. This loss prevents a sweep and sets up a potential championship-clinching game for Boston back on their home court on Monday. In the aftermath of the defeat, Celtics star Jayson Tatum acknowledged that the team may have entered Game 4 with an overly eager mindset, potentially contributing to their uncharacteristic performance. "I think after Game 4, [head coach Joe Mazzulla] just reminded us to have fun," Tatum remarked. "We wanted to go for the kill, essentially, and we wanted to win so bad that maybe we got away from what makes us special and what makes us the Boston Celti...
NBA: LeBron James scores first triple-double of season to move close to all-time scoring record
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NBA: LeBron James scores first triple-double of season to move close to all-time scoring record

LeBron James moved closer to breaking the NBA's all-time scoring record as he produced his first triple-double of the season in the Los Angeles Lakers' 129-123 win over the New York Knicks. The 38-year-old is just 89 points shy of breaking the record of 38,387 points held by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. James made 28 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds in the Lakers' overtime win. He is now fourth on the NBA's assists list with 10,338, still way behind all-time leader John Stockton's 15,806. Victory ended the Lakers' two-game losing streak, while the Knicks - led by Jalen Brunson on a game-high 37 points - have lost six of their last eight games. While James got his first, Nikola Jokic made his NBA-leading 16th triple-double of the season as the Denver Nuggets beat the New Orleans Pe...