Jaylen Brown scored 27 points and Jayson Tatum added 26 to power the Boston Celtics to a 116-100 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday and a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals. Marcus Smart added 24 points for the Celtics, who led by as much as 18 points in the first half at TD Garden.
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They held off another third-quarter push from the Warriors, who briefly took a one-point lead only for the Celtics to pull away late for the convincing victory. Boston, seeking a record 18th NBA title, will host Game 4 of the best-of-seven series on Friday.
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