Jayson Tatum, the ‘ace’ of the NBA’s Boston Celtics, has been in the hearts of fans. In the second round of the Eastern Conference of the NBA playoffs, Boston, which was driven to the edge of the cliff with 2 wins and 3 losses, Tatum won a valuable victory by dominating the ‘clutch’ time in the 4th quarter. Tatum scored only 3 points until the 3rd quarter, then scored 16 points in the 4th quarter alone. This series of 3 wins and 3 losses goes to the end.
Boston won 95-86 against the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 6 of the second round of the 2023 playoffs held at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on the 12th (Korean time). Game 7, which will determine the final winner of both teams, will be held on the 14th at Boston’s home, TD Garden.
Tatum suffered from severe sluggishness on the day and came back to life in the final match. Boston pursued Philadelphia without going to ‘garbage time’ amid the team’s ace sluggishness. Marcus Smart, who recorded 22 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists, was also outstanding. Philadelphia struggled with league best player (MVP) Joel Embiid with 26 points and 10 rebounds and Tyrese Maxie with 26 points and 5 rebounds, but fell to his knees.
Boston continued its good flow despite Tatum’s sluggishness at the beginning of the game. After leading 29-22 in the first quarter, Boston continued its offensive in the second quarter. Outer cannons such as Smart War Brokdon exploded, and at one point they ran away by 16 points. Philadelphia immediately launched a counterattack. As Embiid came back to life from the end of the first half, Tatum’s silence continued and the half ended 43-50 against Boston, who couldn’t escape.
Philadelphia overturned Boston in the second half. Philadelphia, which focused on Embiid and Harden, succeeded in turning around with George Niang’s two 3-point shots. Boston had several fatal turnovers. Losing the lead, Boston finished the third quarter with a score of 71-73.
메이저놀이터 The 4th quarter will be the winner. Boston’s ace Tatum exploded. Tatum, who succeeded in the first 3-point shot of the day in the last 4 minutes, brought the atmosphere of the game. Tatum took full responsibility for Boston’s offense for the rest of the time. He hit three 3-point shots in a row. While Philadelphia only scored 1 point in 5 minutes, Boston ran away with Tatum at the fore. Embiid was silent at an important moment, and Tatum, who had been quiet throughout the game, became a hero at the moment of crisis that could be the team’s last game of the season.