The duel between Tatum and Harden reaches electric intensity: ‘La Barba’ scores 45 goals
The Boston Celtics Connected On 73% Of Their Field Goals In The First Half, But Lost At The Garden
james harden matches his career-best performance in the ‘playoffs’ this Monday Lead Philadelphia 76ers to 115-119 win with 45 points without Joel EmbiidIn the first game of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, against the Celtics at TD Garden in Boston.
In episode 22 of a true NBA playoff classic, 76ers took aim at the table against the Celtics, beat them in their own territory Despite the loss of Embiid, the favorite for MVP and was absent for the second game in a row due to a right knee injury in the series against the Brooklyn Nets.
‘La Barba’ had to take a step forward and not tremble. Matched the 45 points he scored against the Golden State Warriors in 2015 And he did it with a spectacular 3-pointer with 8.4 seconds remaining that paved the way for a 76ers victory.
He shot 17 of 30 from the field, seven threes and six assists. 26 points support from Tyrese MaxiWhich also got four steals, the last of which came from Malcolm Brogdon’s clever pass in the last minute. Harden’s great night embarrassed Jayson Tatum, who scored 39 points26 of them in the first half, along with eleven rebounds. Jaylen Brown had 23 points and Brogdon, the Sixth Man of the Year, had 20 coming off the bench.