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The Celtics later beat the Warriors, winning the NBA Finals by 121-118.

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BOSTON (AP) — Jason Tatum scored 34 points and grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds, after Al Horford scored 3 extra points with one of his own Thursday night to help the Celtics pull away from Golden State in a rematch of the league Finals. american pro. Warriors 121-118.

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Jaylen Brown added 16 points and nine rebounds, making a 3-pointer with 18 seconds left to send the game into overtime. Horford had 20 points, 10 boards and three blocked shots for the Celtics, who lost to the Warriors in the NBA Finals in six games and then lost their fourth straight game to them in their first regular season game in December.

Stephen Curry scored 29 points, Jordan Paul 24, and Klay Thompson also 24 before going into overtime for the defending champion, who is down to 5-18 on the road this season.

The Celtics led by as many as 10 in the first half but trailed the entire second half before Brown made a 3-pointer to tie it at 106. Boston scored the first four points of overtime but Draymond Green hit a pair of free throws and Curry sank a 3-pointer to give the Warriors fore.

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