Tatum, who led Boston to the Conference Finals, said, “This is the happiest moment of the season”

Tatum’s performance advanced Boston to the Conference Finals.

The Boston Celtics won 112-88 against the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7 of the 2nd round of the 2022-2023 NBA playoffs held at TD Garden in Boston on the 15th (hereinafter Korean time).

Boston gave up Game 5 and faced a crisis with a series record of 2-3. However, they caught the 6th and 7th games and advanced to the conference finals for the second year in a row.

The first contributor to the victory was definitely Jayson Tatum (203cm, F). Tatum bombed 51 points alone. This is the most points ever scored in Game 7 of the NBA Playoffs. The previous record was 50 points set by Stephen Curry (188cm, G). 

Tatum actively attacked from the beginning of the match. He scored zero points on dunks and free throws, and scored 11 points alone with mid-range and breakthrough points. However, support from other teammates was lacking and Boston finished the first quarter 23-29.

As the team pushed back, Tatum gained more strength. He actively attacked in the second quarter, induced the opponent’s foul, and succeeded in the obtained free throw. In addition, he still boasts a hot shot feeling and scored 14 points in the second quarter. In particular, he made it 55-52 by making a three-point shot 32 seconds before the end of the second quarter.토토사이트

It was the 3rd quarter when the game was split between the two teams. Boston showed great defense and completely blocked the opponent’s points. Boston gave up only 10 points. On offense, Tatum scored 17 points, including four 3-pointers. As a result, Boston finished the third quarter with a 26-point lead. Boston, who was not vigilant until the end, kept the score difference and won the game.

Tatum, who advanced to the Conference Finals, said in an interview after the game, “A lot has happened this season. There were good things and bad things. But I think now is the happiest moment. As someone who likes to compete, it makes me very happy to be able to go up to the conference finals and play against strong teams,” he said of his victory.

Meanwhile, Boston will play the first leg of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Miami Heat on the 18th. Attention is focusing on whether Boston, with Tatum at the forefront, will be able to advance to the finals for the second year in a row by defeating the ‘stormy’ Miami.

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