Jaylen Brown scored 27 points and Jayson Tatum added 26 to give the Boston Celtics a 116-100 win over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday and a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals.
Marcus Smart added 24 points for the Celtics, who led 18 in the first half at TD Garden.
They made another third-quarter rise from the Warriors, who took a brief one-point lead for the Celtics to pull off late for a believable win.
Boston, seeking a record 18th NBA title, hosted the top four games in seven series on Friday.
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