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NBA Finals 2022 — Best sights and sounds from Warriors-Celtics Game 6


The NBA Finals could end Thursday if the Golden State Warriors can get one other win on the TD Garden in Boston against the Celtics.

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Golden State has struggled to shut out series on the road this postseason. In keeping with ESPN Stats & Information, the Warriors are 0-3 this season once they have a probability to finish a series away from the Chase Center. The Celtics have the alternative experience, with a 3-0 record in elimination games this postseason.

History favors teams leading 3-2 heading into Game 6, nonetheless. Those squads have won the series 81% of the time (39 of 48 times). The last team to blow a 3-2 lead was the Warriors against the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016. If the Warriors win, it could be their fourth championship in an eight-season span, the primary time that has happened because the Chicago Bulls (1991 to ’98).

The fans at TD Garden brought the energy for Games 3 and 4, so expect things to be much more raucous for a win-or-go-home Game 6.

Listed below are a few of the very best scenes from Game 6 of the NBA Finals.

Know your audience

About 75 minutes before Game 6, fans gave an enormous ovation when Al Horford made his way onto the court for Celtics warmup. A few minute later, fans booed loudly as Steph Curry made his way onto the court for his warmup.

One Boston fan in a white Paul Pierce jersey has also been shouting at Andre Iguodala during his warmup. — Youngmisuk

Poole Party

Jordan Poole was feeling it from deep during pregame warmups, sinking 17 straight 3-pointers.

Jordan Poole casually draining 17 THREES in a row 😳 pic.twitter.com/C6sppYHi2K

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 16, 2022

Dancing to the music

The Warriors continued their road tradition of playing music during their shootaround or pregame from artists that originate from the town they’re playing in. So for the second time in these playoffs, Golden State’s shootaround playlist included Boston’s own Latest Edition and group members who famously went solo.

So when the media was allowed into shootaround on Thursday morning, Steph Curry was shooting to the sleek vocals of Johnny Gill and his classic slow jam “My, My, My.” They didn’t, nonetheless, go together with Gill’s 18-minute live version of “My, My, My” which is incredible (look it up!)

STEPH MY, MY, MY Finals edition pic.twitter.com/2iyjWWO3x6

— Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) June 16, 2022

Warning to the Celtics: through the previous Warriors shootaround here in Boston for Game 4, Curry shot to Latest Edition’s “Can You Stand the Rain.” And in fact, he went on to blow up for 43 points and 10 rebounds later that night.

After Steph shot to “My, My, My,” the speakers blared Latest Edition’s most famous member, Bobby Brown, and his hit “My Prerogative.” Fittingly, Draymond Green — Public Enemy No. 1 here in Boston — began grooving to it, especially when the lyrics, “They are saying I’m crazy… I actually don’t care” got here on. — Ohm Youngmisuk

Draymond grooving to Bobby Brown’s “My Prerogative” pic.twitter.com/bWZmv2Uhix

— Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) June 16, 2022

Game 6 Klay?

Klay Thompson has made a reputation for himself in playoff Game 6s throughout his profession. Teammate Jordan Poole showed support for one more outstanding performance (hopefully) by rocking a 2011 NBA Draft shirt featuring Thompson.

Gotta rep the fam.

Jordan Poole 🤝 Klay Thompson pic.twitter.com/ZkGdNWOQVA

— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) June 16, 2022

Eyes on a prize

Stephen Curry knows a great championship prize when he sees one, as he inspected the U.S. Open trophy during Wednesday’s practice ahead of Game 6.

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