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  •   Home > News > Sports > Basketball

    The Celtics have one hand firmly on an 18th championship in basketball's NBA

    The Celtics have one hand firmly on an 18th championship in basketball's NBA


    They've held off the Mavericks 106 to 99 in game three of the Finals in Dallas - taking a 3-nil lead in the best-of-seven series.

    Boston had to overcome a fiery Mavs comeback - after leading by 21 points early in the fourth quarter.

    Celtics guard Derrick White admits it was a tight call for his team and coach Joe Mazzulla - on ESPN.



    Teams are 156 and 0 all-time when leading 3-nil in a best-of-seven series.

    BASKETBALL WITH BK'S RODEO MEGA STACKERS. ATTACK YOUR STACK.

    © 2024 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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     25 Jul: Defending champions Canterbury will host Auckland in the NBL basketball final on Sunday afternoon
     24 Jul: Finding the balance between staying sharp and staying fresh has been the biggest focus for the Auckland Tuatara ahead of tonight's second semifinal in the National Basketball League
     23 Jul: The Auckland Tuatara are undergoing intensive training sessions to stay match-fit after court availability issues extended their New Zealand basketball league semifinal wait to two weeks
     23 Jul: Paris Olympics 2024: The Matildas, the Boomers and many more Australian teams bid for Olympic gold
     21 Jul: To a double overtime thriller in the National Basketball League playoffs..
     21 Jul: A clutch three-pointer from Taranaki Airs guard Flynn Cameron has sent the first semifinal in the New Zealand National Basketball League to overtime in Christchurch
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