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Celtics to the NBA finals with four straight victories over the Pacers


Boston Celtics Jaylen Brown (7) scored 29 points as the Indiana Pacers were beaten 105-102 in the fourth semifinal of the NBA playoffs. The Celtics are ready for the Finals. Photo: Michael Conroy / AP / NTB

Of NTB | 28.05.2024 06:53:04

Sport: Derrick White’s three-pointer with 43 seconds left in the game proved decisive.

– We have a lot of good guys in our locker room, tough guys, Celtics Jaylen Brown told the AFP news agency.

At the same time, he praises the team’s coaches. Brown accounted for 29 points and six rebounds in the away meeting, while Jayson Taturn was not far behind with his 26.

It is the third time in the four semifinal games that the Pacers have lost after being ahead or a point in the final minute of a game.

– Expectations will be higher next year, which is good, Pacers coach Rick Carlisle consoled himself with.

In the final, either the Dallas Mavericks or the Minnesota Timberwolves are expected. The Mavericks lead 3-0 overall and can take a place in the final as early as Tuesday evening local time.

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