NBA Twitter Rips Celtics Guard After His Confident Remark For Game 6 Against Stephen Curry’s Warriors

Published 06/16/2022, 3:30 PM EDT
Jun 13, 2022; San Francisco, California, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) looks to pass the ball as he falls out of bounds while defended by Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22) during the second half in game five of the 2022 NBA Finals at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA finals are all set for a win-or-go-home game for the Boston Celtics. With the Warriors holding the upper hand, the TD Garden could see them as champions once again. However, Jaylen Brown made it clear that Boston wasn’t backing down. They are showing no fear against the former champions. But the fans ripped him for his comments after the Celtics’ poor show in Game 5.

The 2022 NBA finals have been one of the most balanced matchups on the stage. Both teams were able to crush their rivals on the road.


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Moreover, the stars are all showing up with the lights shining brightly. But when it came to a pivotal Game 5, the first-time finals-bound stars of the Celtics crumbled. Falling to the brilliance of Andrew Wiggins and Klay Thompson. And now, one mistake could be fatal for Boston.

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Despite the odds stacked against them, the Celtics’ Jaylen Brown spoke with confidence. He said the Celtics have no fear as they are one night away from Game 6. However, NBA Twitter felt differently.

NBA Twitter declares the Warriors as the winners

The Celtics have played terrific basketball up until Game 5. In the most pivotal game of the series, they couldn’t keep their heads in the game. The experience of the Stephen Curry and the Warriors wore them out as they were dominated on the road. But Brown is looking ahead already. He has his eyes set on Game 6 where Boston is set to play fearless basketball.

Brown said, “…We’ve been able to respond well all year. So, looking forward to the challenge. We got to embrace it. Ain’t no other way around it. Last game on our home floor to kind of embody our whole season. We are looking to give it everything we got. We are not scared, we do not fear the Golden State Warriors.” Brown further said, “We want to come out and just play the best version of basketball that we can.”.


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But fans didn’t see eye to eye with the Celtics guard.

As a new face, the Celtics have massive pressure on them. In the normal eyes, it looks like a near-impossible task. However, the Celtics are not new to breaking the barriers of possibilities. They pulled off a miracle in the regular season to become one of the best teams in the NBA.

In addition, they beat the defending champions and a finals team in 7 games prior to the finals. The duo of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen have a knack for coming up big in the pressure moments. In addition, with a defensive spearhead like Smart, things aren’t going to be easy for Stephen Curry and Dubs.


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Despite the Warriors being the favorites, do you think Brown and Tatum can pull it off for Boston? Let us know your views in the comments below.



Anuj Talwalkar

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Anuj Talwalkar is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He is a student studying at NM College in Mumbai, aspiring to pursue sports management to follow his love for sports. Anuj started following the NBA last year, and he loves to combine his passion for writing with his understanding of basketball.