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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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