The Warriors champions, Tatum makes a revelation on the Finals
NBA champions against the Boston Celtics at the end of an exceptional season, the Golden State Warriors have regained their former glory. A success that took shape thanks to the exceptional performance of Stephen Curry who was able to eclipse Jayson Tatum. Two months later, the C’s franchise player admitted to having played with a broken wrist.
At the start of the last season of NBAit was hard to imagine the Golden State Warriors triumph. Given the last two exercises that the Californians had just experienced, this season was more like that of reconstruction. Finally, the Warriors will not have taken the time to wait, they have decided to recover their title this summer. Their fourth title of champion NBA in eight seasons, a considerable feat. But to arrive at this grail, the teammates of Stephen Curry have gone through big steps.
Stephen Curry injured, not a problem
After a more than adequate regular season, Golden State landed in the playoffs with Stephen Curry hurt. Used as 6th man by Steve Kerrthe leader of Warriors fulfilled its role perfectly. As a result, the Californian franchise took place against the Denver Nuggets. If it was a little more difficult against the Grizzlies, the purpose remains the same. Same scenario against Mavericks in conference finals. At the end of a journey mastered from start to finish, the Warriors ended up in the Finals NBA It front of Boston Celtics.
“I played with somewhat of a fracture for like two months… But in my mind, if I’m going out there to play, it’s like nothing matters.”Jayson Tatum on playing through his wrist injury in the playoffs last season. pic.twitter.com/kjgQHNUeNB
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Jayson Tatum played with a broken wrist
Led 2-1 by It’sthem Warriors managed to reverse the trend with a Stephen Curry XXL. Logically elected MVP of the Finals, the Chief wrote a new page in its very long history in NBA. In front, Jayson Tatumexpected as the franchise player of Celtics, was not at the expected level. Clumsy, Tatum was even a notch below Jaylen Brown, his teammate. Two months after this defeat in the Finals, “JT” as he is nicknamed returned to the scenario. ” I played with a fracture (wrist) for about two months. But in my mind I had to play, the rest didn’t matter “, has explained Tatum in comments relayed by Let’s talk basketball. What partly justify his performance below what he had shown in the previous round…
The Celtics want to win next season
For the Boston Celtics, the disappointment is great given the number of seasons spent without a title. However, the Bostonian franchise hopes to reverse the trend next year. ” 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 », justified Wyc Grousbeck, the owner of the franchise. ” 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 », adds Grousbeck, very confident. Answer next June!