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Warriors Pull Out Thrilling Comeback Over Celtics

Curry Leads the Dubs with 37 Points in Wire-to-Wire Victory in Boston
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The Warriors came out with a victory in Boston as they earned a 106-101 win over the Celtics in their fifth of six road games on this trip. Stephen Curry's 37-point effort gave the team the spark they needed to successfully recover from a 26-point deficit and pull out a thrilling win in the final minutes.

What ended up being a close and exciting game in the final frame began with a slow start throughout the first three quarters for the Dubs. The team couldn't get enough of their shots to fall as they found themselves trailing early 13-22 after an 11-2 Celtics run through the first six minutes. The Warriors were down by 13 at the start of the second quarter, before Boston's lead quickly grew to 18 with 10 unanswered points two and a half minutes in. The Dubs, held to 32% shooting, watched their deficit grow to a season-high of 26 points with a Jonas Jerebko three-pointer made with 6:47 left in the first half. With efforts lead by Barnes and Thompson, the Warriors went on an 11-2 run of their own, cutting Boston's lead to 17. The team also stepped up their defensive game, dropping the Celtic's shooting to 44.6% by halftime, as the Warriors continued to trail 65-49.


Warriors Rally for 106-101 Win in Boston

The Warriors battle back from 26 down in Boston to beat the Celtics 106-101 on Sunday night.

Warriors at Celtics - 3/1/15

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Warriors Rally for 106-101 Win in Boston

The Warriors battle back from 26 down in Boston to beat the Celtics 106-101 on Sunday night.
Mar 1, 2015  |  01:51

Warriors vs. Celtics

Stephen Curry scores 37 points, Draymond Green adds a double-double as the Warriors come back to beat the Celtics.
Mar 1, 2015  |  02:03

Curry's 37 Points

Stephen Curry records 37 points and five assists to lead the Warriors' to a comeback win over the Celtics.
Mar 1, 2015  |  01:04

Curry led the Warriors to score a quick 11 points within the first three minutes of the second half, dropping Boston's lead to nine. As quickly as the Warriors' deficit dropped, however, it rose again as Boston kept pounding with the same playing intensity they had during the first half, pushing their lead back up to 15.

The real story happened as the Warriors improved offensively when it counted most, as Draymond Green's made three-pointer in the opening seconds of the final frame ignited a spark for the team to, yet again, cut their deficit to 87-81. The Dubs continued to push relentlessly both defensively, holding Boston to 23% shooting, and offensively, outscoring the Celtics 15-8, making it a four-point game with 6:19 left. After Andre Iguodala tied the game 94-94 with 4:43 left, Draymond Green had a tip-in of his own to take the lead 96-94 over the Celtics. Both teams saw the lead change a total of four times in the final frame before the Warriors captured their biggest lead of the night with their 106-101 win.

Stephen Curry led the team with the biggest contribution of the night with 37 points, four rebounds and five assists. Fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson finished with 20 points, five rebounds and two assists. Harrison Barnes, with 17 points and eight rebounds, and Draymond Green, with 14 points and 11 rebounds, also played a huge role in igniting the Warrior's strong defense and offensive comeback in the fourth quarter.

With this thrilling win, the Warriors improve to a league-leading record of 46-11 and own the league's record for largest road comeback of the season. Up next, the Dubs will travel to Brooklyn on Monday to close out the tail-end of a back-to-back in their final game of the road trip.


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