Celtics put pressure on Stephen Curry and Warriors
Beaten in the NBA Finals by the Golden State Warriors led by a Stephen Curry at the top of his game, the Boston Celtics came within a hair of an 18th title in their history. To rediscover the taste of victory, targeted recruitment was carried out. Wyc Grousbeck, the franchise owner, believes in his group and thinks Boston can do better than last season.
June 8, 2022. 13 years later, the Boston Celtics find the TD Garden for the finals NBA. A third match at the top against the Golden State Warriors, the most successful team over the last decade, but so far in a disadvantageous position. Carried by its exceptional public which took Draymond Green flu, Boston resists tape Stephen Curry and wins game 3. When we roll our eyes and see all those banners, all those jerseys taken away, it’s something that gives us the motivation to become the successors “, entrusts Marcus Smart after the meeting. Unfortunately for the Celticsthe result was not the one imagined.
Stephen Curry was too strong
After this reunion-like Game 3, Stephen Curry activated the mode MVP. Sparkling in match 4, the leader of the Golden State Warriors finished the job at Boston to afford a fourth championship title NBA in eight seasons. For the Celtics, it’s the cold shower. Even if the playersIme Udoka lacked experience (none of them had played a single NBA Finals game), the pill is hard to swallow. Given the talent of the workforce and the performances offered before these Finals, there is not everything to throw away.
Targeted recruitment for the Celtics
Especially since this summer, the Boston Celtics have strengthened. Against the Warriorsthe bench of It’s suffered from the comparison with that of Golden State. From the opening of the free agency, Boston has targeted its shortcomings and strengthened itself. Malcolm Brogdon and Danilo Gallinari landed, reinforcements of choice for Ime Udoka, the coach of the Boston franchise. Enough to go all the way this time? Internally, we strongly believe in it.
Boston Celtics roster, as of August 10, 2022. pic.twitter.com/eMQpjha9OI
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“We can win this trophy”
Before confiding his optimism, Wyc Grousbeckthe owner of the franchise returned to the recent Finals NBA. ” I have the feeling that we were close to Mount Everest, and then we fell. I felt like we were almost there. We were beaten, maybe we were tired “, assures the leader in remarks relayed by Basketball USA. ” The current team is believed to be very competitive. Ime (Udoka) likes the band, Brad (Stevens) likes the band, I like the band. So the group is very cohesive. We can win this trophy, it is possible. We have a chance to be competitive. That’s what they say. They’re burning for it to happen “, spear Wyc Grousbeck. To confirm their title chances, the Celtics will have to make a better start to the season than last year. Anyway, behind the truth of the playoffs is always different.