Eastern Conference Finals: Boston Celtics Win Game 1 In Overtime

Eastern Conference Finals: Boston Celtics win Game 1 in Overtime

After a crunch fight in an overtime thriller, the Boston Celtics won Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals 133-128 against the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday.

The Celtics trailed the Pacers till the final moments but turned it over before taking a decisive lead in the last seconds to clinch a thrilling victory.


According to ESPN Stats Infor, the Pacers had a chance to steal Game 1 in Boston but committed 22 turnovers, tied for their second most in a game in this season (regular season or playoffs).


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Jayson Tatum scored 36 points and also secured 12 rebounds in the game, he was the leading scorer for his team. Jrue Holiday scored 28 points to demoralise the Pacers, and Jaylen Brown scored 26 points in the win.

For the Indiana Pacers, Haliburton had 25 points while Siakam scored 24 and Turner had 23 points.

The two sides will lock horns in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday.

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