The Celtics defeated the Golden State Warriors 116-100 in Game 3

For Boston Celtics, Jaylen Brown scored 22 of his 27 points in the first half

Curry has been on fire in this series, scoring 31 points in the defeat.

Steph Curry scored 94 points in three games, but an ankle injury suffered late in the fourth quarter

He led the team in scoring with 31 points, and Golden State will be hoping he recovers in time for Game 4.

Brown stated, "Our Team is certainly in position to win some games and accomplish something great."

Another encouraging indicator for the Celtics is that in series where the first two games are tied, the winner of Game 3 has won 82.1 percent of the time.

jayson Tatum led the home team with 26 points, including eight in a stellar fourth quarter in which Boston outscored the Warriors 23-11

 Al Horford added 11 points, eight rebounds, and six assists to Marcus Smart's 24 points.