Stephen Curry scored 16 points and dished out eight assists, but his NBA-record run of 132 straight postseason games with at least one three-pointer and his NBA-best run of 233 consecutive games with a three-pointer during the regular season and playoffs combined all came to an end.
Early in the fourth, Marcus Smart was called for a technical foul and an offensive foul, both in the space of one second. While Jayson Tatum scored 27 points and 10 rebounds, he overcame a poor start to score 20 points. After the Celtics rallied in the third quarter, Jordan Poole hit a 33-foot three-pointer from the left wing to give the Warriors a 75-74 advantage heading into the final 12 minutes. The Warriors are now more likely than ever to win the NBA championship thanks to this victory. The Warriors are widely predicted to win the NBA title this year.