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Explain: Wiggins and Klay and Warriors teamwork counter Celtics faceguarding Steph Curry in Game 5
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The Boston Celtics entered Game 5 of the NBA Finals with a new aggressive defense on Stephen Curry, trapping him on-ball and hounding off-ball and denying passes to him on 2022.06.13.BOS-GSW. We look closely at the first part of the game, when the Warriors continued to run their motion offense and found ways to punish the Celtics, and built up a lead that ended up being the final margin of victory. They also bottled up the Boston attack by overplaying the three point shots, forcing the Celtics to dribble into help and daring them to outpass the Warriors defensive teamwork and rotations. Co-starring Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins, Draymond Green, Otto Porter Jr. With Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Al Horford.
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