The Celtics, Eastern finalists in the NBA after winning 4-0 against the Pacers


The 2023-2024 NBA final already has its first tenant, the Boston Celtics, who completed their ‘sweep’ over the Indiana Pacers in the fight for the Eastern Conference title by also winning this Monday in the fourth game by 102 -105.

After struggling to score the first point of the series, the Massachusetts franchise has been practically unstoppable for its rival, also weighed down by the absence in its two games at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis of one of its stars, point guard Tyrese Haliburton, injured in the second crash.

In any case, the Celtics had to battle against the Pacers who worked hard to extend the conference final, but were handcuffed by the visitors’ defense in the last quarter where they only scored 19 points and their last basket came with 3 to go. :33 until the end of the match.

Andrew Nembhard had a triple to tie with just over half a minute left, but he failed and in the next attack, Jayson Tatum’s triple did not go in either, but Jrue Holiday grabbed the offensive rebound and ended the local options and certified the twenty-third title of Boston in the Eastern Conference.

Tatum had 26 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists to be the best of the Celtics, well supported by Jaylen Brown, who contributed 29 points, while for the Pacers Nembhard’s ‘double-doubles’ (26 points and 10 assists) stood out. and Pascal Siakma (19 and 10 rebounds).