#NBA Finals

Jayson Tatum sounds off after embarrassing Suns on their home floor

The Boston Celtics took the Phoenix Suns to the woodshed Wednesday night for a 125-98 statement win over a fellow NBA title contender. The Celtics absolutely dominated Phoenix on both ends of the floor, and that they did that in enemy territory only made the victory even sweeter for Boston fans. However, Celtics forward Jayson Tatum isn’t going to let a victory in a regular season game blind him from the true prize he and his team are eyeing.
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Kerr: Dubs' crucial turnovers led to disastrous final sequence

The Warriors appeared to have their 14th win of the 2022-23 NBA season. However, the Utah Jazz snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in the 124-123 win over Golden State on Wednesday at Vivint Arena. All the Warriors had to do was inbound the pass successfully and that didn't...
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Celtics Wrap: Boston Destroys Suns In Impressive Blowout Win

The Boston Celtics left absolutely no doubt who was the better team on the floor Wednesday night as they dismantled the Phoenix Suns, 125-98, at Footprint Center. With the blowout win, the Celtics improved their NBA-best record to 21-5 while the Suns, who came into the contest tied atop the Western Conference, dropped to 16-9.
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Celtics-Suns takeaways: C's send loud statement in blowout win

Wednesday night's game in Phoenix was a big test for the red-hot Boston Celtics. They passed with flying colors. The C's outclassed the Western Conference-leading Suns in a potential NBA Finals preview, 125-98. They were superior on both ends of the court and shot 48.5 percent from the floor to Phoenix's 39.8 percent. The Suns were held to 25 percent (8-for-32) from 3-point range. The Celtics' dominating performance came without their starting bigs, Al Horford and Robert Williams.
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Collision course: Celtics' loss in the Finals created a monster, and the Bucks are just getting started

Seven weeks into the season, the NBA standings look like the boa constrictor digesting an elephant in "Le Petit Prince." In the Eastern Conference, the fourth-place Brooklyn Nets have a 14-12 record, 2.5 games better than the 11th-place Washington Wizards. In the West, the fourth-place Denver Nuggets are two games behind the conference-leading New Orleans Pelicans and two games ahead of the 11th-place Minnesota Timberwolves.

Save yourself, Suns fans: don’t look at the Suns-Celtics score

With 5:09 to go in the first quarter, the West-leading Phoenix Suns (16-9) took a 16-13 lead over the East-leading Boston Celtics (21-5) on a patented Chris Paul mid-range shot, and this looked like it would be a barn-burner between two of the best teams in the NBA. Maybe even an NBA Finals preview.

Suns Lose in Another Blowout, This Time to Boston

There were a number of NBA games on Wednesday, yet the Phoenix Suns against the Boston Celtics was a headliner. Two teams atop their respective conferences made for a compelling showdown. The Suns have been predicted as NBA Finals favorites with the Boston Celtics in recent years, but Wednesday didn’t...

NBA Fans React To Boston Celtics Domination Of Phoenix Suns: "Celtics Opened Up A Can Of Whoop A*s"

The Boston Celtics have emerged as the best team in the NBA in a season where teams are closer than ever to each other. Currently, over half the teams in the NBA are within 3 games of .500, a statistic that hasn't been replicated in years. So, when the best team in the East met the best team in the West, it was expected to be a possible NBA Finals preview.

Boston Celtics demolish Phoenix Suns 125-96 to improve to an NBA best record of 21-5

Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown each scored 25 points as the Boston Celtics cruised to another win on their road trip. The Celtics were matched up tonight with the Phoenix Suns, owners of the best record in the Western Conference, Chris Paul was back in action, and Al Horford was out again due to Covid Health and Safety Protocols. Didn't matter. The Celtics had a 42 point lead before the clock even hit 6 minutes left in the 3rd quarter.

Charles Barkley Says It May Be Time To Break Up The Miami Heat Roster

TNT analyst Charles Barkley had some harsh words for the Miami Heat. With the Heat on a two-game losing streak, Barkley said the Heat should overhaul the roster. "It might be time to break the team up and start over," Barkley said. "They got some contracts, they're no good. They need to start over. That's my personal opinion. Trade some of these guys to contenders or teams and get us some young guys and start over."

Monty Williams benches Suns starters vs. Celtics in third quarter amid Boston blowout win

The Celtics have had their fair share of easy wins this year but they took things to new level during Wednesday’s victory against the Phoenix Suns. Despite playing without starter Al Horford (health and safety protocols), the Celtics dominated the middle two quarters against the top squad in the West entering Wednesday night, building their biggest lead of the year at 45 points midway through the frame.