Here are the scores, updates, and results of the NBA 2020-2021 regular season match between the Boston Celtics (BOS) vs Golden State Warriors (GSW) on April 18, 2021 (All times are in Philippine Standard Time) at the TD Garden.
The Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics had a very remarkable matchup.
Jayson Tatum led the Celtics with another high-scoring game. He tallied 44 points, 10 rebounds, and 2 steals. The forward also hit 5 three-pointers.
“He’s incredible,” Walker shared. “He can score with the best of them. He’s making the right plays out there. He was unbelievable. We needed every bucket he had tonight.”
Walker added 26 points and 8 rebounds while Smart had 16 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists. Walker also hit a three-point shot late in the game to extend the Celtics’ lead and to secure the win.
“It took everything,” Walker mentioned. “It was a hard-fought game. We knew it was going to be tough. These guys are playing so well. Obviously, they’ve got one of the best players in the world. He’s incredible.”
Knowing that Jaylen Brown is not around, Pritchard and Parker stepped up and added 22 combined points for the squad to help them secure the win against the Warriors. Pritchard had 11 and 3 three-pointers while Parker also had 11.
Curry chipped in 47 points and dropped a three-point shot to cut the Warriors’ deficit to 2 points with 19 seconds left. At the end of the game, he had 7 rebounds and 11 made three-point field goals in his 19 looks.
Andrew Wiggins also was a big player in the fourth. He scored 22 points and made 2 three-pointers.
“This was a real NBA game,” Steve Kerr sharing his thoughts about the game. “I told them how proud I was, the level of competition and the battle, it was phenomenal to watch,” he added.
Warriors vs Celtics
33-24; 33-26; 23-29; 25-30
Celtics (119) – Tatum 44, Walker 26, Smart 16, Parker 11, Pritchard 11
Warriors (114) – Curry 47, Wiggins 22, Bazemore 16, Poole 12, Green 5