NBA Finals Game 1: Celtics win with fourth-quarter haymaker

Al Horford scored 26 points, Jaylen Brown added 24, and the Celtics won Game 1 of the NBA Finals 40-16.

Al Horford and Jaylen Brown picked up Tatum's scoring slack. Both scored 26 points. Boston overcame a 12-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat Golden State 120-108.

Al Horford and Jaylen Brown picked up Tatum's scoring slack. Both scored 26 points. Boston overcame a 12-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat Golden State 120-108.

It was one of many instances in which the Celtics picked each other up, found ways to win, and looked most comfortable under pressure.

Boston handed the Warriors their first playoff home loss this year.

Andrew Wiggins got an uncontested layup on an under-the-basket inbounds twice. Stephen Curry beat Marcus Smart by backdooring while Smart was preparing to curl for a three.

In the first frame, the Chef cooked curry from beyond the arc. 11 points by 5:55. It's one thing for him to make tough shots, but it's another for Boston to leave him open for a pull-up three or a side pick-and-roll.

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