Celtics forward Jayson Tatum and guard Jaylen Brown keyed Boston’s win and a 3–0 lead in the NBA Finals.

NBA Finals: Celtics Stave Off Mavericks’ Fourth-Quarter Comeback to Take 3–0 Lead

Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown each scored at least 30 points, just the second time in Finals history for a Boston duo.

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Celtics forward Jayson Tatum and guard Jaylen Brown keyed Boston’s win and a 3–0 lead in the NBA Finals.

NBA Finals: Celtics Stave Off Mavericks’ Fourth-Quarter Comeback to Take 3–0 Lead

Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown each scored at least 30 points, just the second time in Finals history for a Boston duo.

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Luka Doncic explains his defensive stance.

Luka Dončić Was Not Impressed With Refs in Game 3 vs. Celtics

Luka Doncic's reaction to fouling out of Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

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Jun 12, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) shoots against Dallas Mavericks center Dereck Lively II (2) during the first quarter in game three of the 2024 NBA Finals at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Jayson Tatum Gave Celtics Teammates Hilarious Advice on What Not to Do

Jayson Tatum reminded the Celtics not to settle for one of his favorite shots.

Stephen Douglas
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Jun 12, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) shoots the ball against Dallas Mavericks center Dereck Lively II (2) during the second quarter during game three of the 2024 NBA Finals at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Celtics Survive Wild Second Half to Take Commanding 3–0 Lead in NBA Finals

Boston emerged victorious after nearly blowing a 21-point lead, and is now one win away from hanging its 18th NBA championship banner.

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Jun 6, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Dallas Mavericks head coach Jason Kidd looks on in the third quarter against the Boston Celtics

Mavericks' Jason Kidd Addresses Controversy That Followed Jaylen Brown Comments

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Former Kentucky guard Reed Sheppard could be selected within the first five picks of the 2024 NBA draft after a historic shooting season for the Wildcats.

2024 NBA Draft: Top Eight College Basketball Shooters Available

Kevin Sweeney
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Kentucky Wildcats guard Reed Sheppard.

Betting Odds Reveal Top Contenders to Go No. 3 in 2024 NBA Draft

Peter Dewey
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Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown.

Latest NBA Finals MVP Odds Jaylen Brown Surges into Tie With Jayson Tatum

Peter Dewey
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Jerry West, aka The Logo, died Wednesday at the age of 86 in Los Angeles.

Jerry West, Symbol of the NBA, Dies at 86, Leaving Legacy of Magnetism Across Generations of Basketball

Jack McCallum
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A overall shot of the 2024 NBA Draft Lottery.

Odds Released for the No. 2 Overall Pick in 2024 NBA Draft (Zaccharie Risacher Favored)

Peter Dewey
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Michael Jordan takes the time to pose for a few photos and greet spectators and friends outside of The Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic led by Novant Health. A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new clinic opening off of Greenfield Street Tuesday May 7, 2024 in Wilmington, N.C. KEN BLEVINS/STARNEWS

Michael Jordan Paid Sweet Tribute to Jerry West After NBA Legend’s Death

Madison Williams
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February 20, 2022; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; NBA great Jerry West is honored for being selected to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team

NBA Legend Jerry West Dies at 86

Liam McKeone
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Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) dribbles the ball against Boston Celtics guard Jrue Holiday.

Best NBA Betting Odds and Trends for Celtics vs. Mavericks NBA Finals Game 3

Peter Dewey
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Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42) and guard Derrick White (9) and forward Jayson Tatum (0) celebrate.

A $1.5 Million Bet Just Dropped for Celtics vs. Mavericks NBA Finals Game 3

Peter Dewey
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Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum.

Peter’s Points: NBA Best Bets Today (Expert Predictions, Prop Bets for Jayson Tatum, Celtics-Mavericks Game 3)

Peter Dewey
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Boston Celtics guard Jrue Holiday.

Celtics vs. Mavericks Best NBA Prop Bets Today for NBA Finals Game 3 (Keep Betting on Jrue Holiday)

Peter Dewey
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Jul 13, 2018; St. Louis, MO, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) and St. Louis native celebrates after throwing out a first pitch prior to a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds at Busch Stadium.

Cardinals Relief Pitchers Don Jayson Tatum Jerseys to Back St. Louis Native in Finals

Patrick Andres
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Jun 9, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis (8) shoots the ball against Dallas Mavericks center Dereck Lively II (2) during the third quarter in game two of the 2024 NBA Finals at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

'No Indication' That Kristaps Porzingis Will Be Ruled Out for Game 3, per Report

Mike McDaniel
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Boston Celtics guard Jrue Holiday.

Celtics vs. Mavericks NBA Expert Prediction and Odds for NBA Finals Game 3

Peter Dewey
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Monica McNutt and Jon Stewart on The Daily Show.

Monica McNutt on 'The Daily Show': 'Caitlin Clark Got Me Here'

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Steve Levy, Mark Messier, P.K. Subban and Charles Barkley on ESPN's NHL Stanley Cup Final broadcast.

Charles Barkley on ESPN’s Stanley Cup Broadcast Led to a Quick Joke About His Job

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Darvin Ham is headed back to Milwaukee.

Darvin Ham Returning to Bucks As Assistant Coach

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James discussed Irving's impact on the court for the NBA Finals on his podcast last week.

Kendrick Perkins Unfairly Throws LeBron James Under the Bus

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Celtics’ Jayson Tatum Offered Thoughtful Quote on His Scoring Woes During NBA Finals

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“He’s just a hell of a player, hell of a person, great teammate,” Brown said of Holiday. “I credit the victory to him tonight. He played well.”

SI:AM | The Celtics’ Defense Is Winning Them a Championship

Dan Gartland
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In Slight Defense of the NBA Finals Halftime Shows

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Apr 16, 2024; Sacramento, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) sits on the bench during action against the Sacramento Kings in the fourth quarter during a play-in game of the 2024 NBA playoffs at the Golden 1 Center.

Steph Curry Hit His Classic Celebration While Lighting Up a Random Pickup Game

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Jun 6, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) reacts in the third quarter against the Boston Celtics during game one of the 2024 NBA Finals at TD Garden.

Luka Dončić Had Perfect Line About Why He Has So Much Fun Playing Basketball

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Jayson Tatum, left, made the All-NBA First Team this season while Jaylen Brown narrowly missed making the third team.

Celtics Present United Front Against Jason Kidd’s Mind Games

Chris Mannix
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JJ Redick shows appreciation for Doris Burke on a historic night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals

JJ Redick Congratulates Doris Burke After Historic NBA Finals Broadcast

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Tatum leads a talented Celtics team looking for the franchise's 18th NBA title.

Defining Questions That Will Decide Celtics-Mavericks NBA Finals

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Connecticut coach Dan Hurley shouts during the Men's NCAA national championship game against the Purdue Boilermakers at State Farm Stadium in Glendale on April 8, 2024.

Magic Johnson Throws Support Behind Lakers Potentially Hiring Dan Hurley

Tom Dierberger
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May 6, 2024; Denver, Colorado, USA; Former MLB player and Minnesota Timberwolves minority owner Alex Rodriguez

Michael Bloomberg Joining Alex Rodriguez, Marc Lore Group to Purchase Timberwolves, per Report

Liam McKeone
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The battle of Woj vs. Shams came to the forefront when Wojnarowski reported that the Lakers are targeting UConn's Hurley, contradicting Charania's scoop that Redick is the frontrunner.

Woj vs. Shams Becomes Fascinating Subplot of Lakers' Coaching Search

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