Boston Celtics Rout Golden State Warriors in 52-Point Victory

The Boston Celtics secured their 11th consecutive win with a commanding 52-point victory over the Golden State Warriors. Led by Jaylen Brown's impressive performance, the Celtics dominated the game from the beginning.


Celtics Dominate from the Start

In a rematch of the 2022 NBA Finals, the Boston Celtics left no room for doubt as they ran away with the game early on. All-Star Jaylen Brown scored a remarkable 19 points in the first quarter alone, propelling the Celtics to a 44-22 lead after the opening period.

By halftime, the Celtics had built a staggering 44-point advantage, marking the team's largest halftime lead in franchise history. The Warriors' head coach, Steve Kerr, expressed disappointment in his team's performance and made the decision to rest key players.

Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green, commonly known as the 'Big Three' of the Warriors, were benched for the entire second half as the Celtics continued their dominance.

Curry Struggles as Celtics Extend Lead

The game turned into a nightmare for Steph Curry, the two-time MVP, who managed to score just four points. Curry struggled with his shooting, hitting only 2-of-13 attempts from the field and missing all nine of his three-point shots.

With each passing quarter, the Celtics extended their lead, surpassing the 50-point mark in the third quarter. Head coach Joe Mazzulla also opted to rest his starters for the remainder of the game.

The final margin of victory, a resounding 52 points, secured the Celtics' place in history. The team became the first in NBA history to win three games by at least 50 points in a single season, following their previous demolitions of the Indiana Pacers and Brooklyn Nets.

Celtics' Humility and Dominance

Post-game, Jaylen Brown reflected on the team's performance and emphasized the importance of humility. Despite their overwhelming victory, the Celtics approach each game with respect and gratitude for the opportunity to play.

Jayson Tatum, an MVP candidate, contributed 27 points on his 26th birthday, while Payton Pritchard provided an additional 19 points off the bench. The Celtics' winning streak now stands at 11 games, during which they have outscored their opponents by an average of 22.1 points per game.

On the other side, the Warriors suffered their worst loss of the season and third-largest in franchise history, scoring a season-low 88 points. Despite the defeat, Steve Kerr encouraged his team to move on and stay focused for their upcoming games.