Atlanta won one victory in a counterattack after two consecutive losses.
The Atlanta Hawks won 130-122 against the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of the 1st round of the 2022-2023 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference held at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on the 22nd (Korean time).
Ace Trae Young (32 points, 6 rebounds, 9 assists) and Dizonte Murray (25 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists) played a big role, and Shadik Bay (15 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists) and Clint Capela (10 points, 11 rebounds) also showed off their presence. . Atlanta, who won one game after losing two games in a row, succeeded in reversing the mood.
After trailing 33-37 in the first quarter, Atlanta launched a counterattack in the second quarter. Bogdan Bogdanovic scored consecutively, and Jaylen Johnson and Bay made three-pointers. Boston counterattacked with Marcus Smart and Derrick White’s perimeter shots, but Murray’s scoring foul and John Collins’ three-point shot broke out. With goals from Young and Capella, Atlanta ended the first half with a 74-67 comeback.
In the second half, the atmosphere in Atlanta continued. Murray fired a 3-pointer following a layup, and Collins and Youngdo fired support shots. White and Robert Williams III conceded points, but DeAndre Hunter and Onjeka Okongu managed to attack. Young shook the opponent’s defense and laid up a layup. At the end of the third quarter, the score was 100-93, still Atlanta’s lead.
However, a crisis came in the fourth quarter. Scores were given to Williams III, Malcolm Brogdon, and Jaylen Brown in succession. Atlanta took a breather with the points of Bay and Young, but gave up points to Horford and Jayson Tatum and narrowed the score to 3 points (113-116).
Still, Atlanta’s will to win was strong. 먹튀검증 Young and Murray hit a 3-pointer and quickly regained the mood. I gave points to Smart, but he didn’t shake. Young added a mid-range shot to seize the win, and Atlanta defended the victory by blocking Boston’s final wave of offensive attacks.
Meanwhile, Boston struggled with Tatum (29 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists) and Smart (24 points, 3 rebounds, 8 assists), but fell short of Atlanta’s momentum. It was their first loss after two wins.