NBA Finals 2022: Best sights and sounds from Celtics-Warriors Game 2

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
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Game 2 of the NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriorsproved to be an entirely different story than Game 1.

TheWarriors beat the Celtics 107-88 on Sundayto even the NBA Finals at one game a piece. Stephen Curryled the way with 29 points on the night and Golden State outscored Boston 35-14 in the third quarter to turn a two-point halftime lead into a 23-point edge. The Warriors then scored the firstsix points of the fourth and the rest is history.

Despite the lopsided final score, Game 2 still had plenty to get the people going.

From the bevy of celebrities in attendance toJordan Poole's buzzer-beating 3, here are some of the best sights and sounds from Sunday's NBA Finals action:

Poole party

Not all 3s are created equally. Exhibit A:

Jordan Poole's buzzer-beating 3 to end the third quarter -- from all the way in the deep end -- got the sports world's attention:

Celeb sightings

The stars were out for Game 2. Bay Area natives G-Eazy and E-40 were in the house, as well as Gary Payton, Cordae and Adonis Creed -- er, Michael B. Jordan.

Let there be fits

There's pregame drip and then there's pulling up to Game 2 in blue and gold camouflage. Kevon Looney was the frontrunner for flashiest fit of Sunday.

Meanwhile, Jayson Tatum paid homage to the GOATs again. The Celtics star arrived in another nod to Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan.

And while we're on the topic of legends, we would be remiss not to mention Gary Payton posing with Detlef Schrempf while rocking a t-shirt with a picture of himself being guarded by his son, Gary Payton II, on it.

GP2's got a famous fan. Despite being available for Game 1, Sunday marked Payton II's first time back on the floor since fracturing his elbow against the Memphis Grizzlies during the Western Conference semifinals last month.

And face paint?

Nothing says "it's the NBA Finals" like free face paint. Right? Right.

Not your average warm-ups

Pre-game flexes never get old.

To state the obvious, Stephen Curry has ridiculous handles. What you might not have known is that he could evidently hold his own on the pitch too.

Then there was Marcus Smart's go-to move. Mad skills.

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