Boston Celtics take 2-nil lead in NBA finals

The Celtics have taken a 2-nil lead in the best of seven NBA finals, with a 105-98 over the Dallas Mavericks in game two in Boston.

Jrue Holiday racked up a team-high 26 points and Jayson Tatum flirted with a triple-double for Boston.

Holiday went 11-for-14 from the field, while Tatum finished with 18 points, nine rebounds and 12 assists for the Celtics, who also got 21 points from Jaylen Brown and 18 from Derrick White.

Luka Doncic supplied 32 points, 11 boards and 11 assists for Dallas, which still managed to outshoot Boston 47.5 percent to 45.2 percent overall.

The series now moves to Dallas for game three on Thursday.

– Reuters

According to the news on Radio New Zealand

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