2022 NBA Finals: The Warriors notice that the edge in the Celtics’ TD Garden is two inches too high during the warm-ups of the 3rd game

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The 2022 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics moved to Boston for a pivotal game Wednesday night, a contest the Celtics won to take the series lead 2-1. .

In general, players make sure to limit distractions at such a crucial time in the postseason, allowing themselves to focus on finding a title. Before Game 3, however, there was one major distraction that the Warriors could not ignore. During the pre-game warm-up, some of the Warriors noticed that something was going a bit with their basket. Their objections were raised and TD Garden staff removed the measuring stick to confirm the height.

Indeed, the edge was two inches higher than the statutory height of 10 feet, according to ESPN’s Kendra Andrews. Some of you may be wondering, “2 inches, what’s the big deal?” There is a BIG difference between shooting with a 10-foot-tall basket and a 10-foot-2 basket. Obviously, it was a big enough change for the players to notice and luckily they fixed it before the start.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr was asked about the situation before the game and joked, “It’s a good thing the game starts at midnight,” referring to the start time of the game. is at 9 p.m.

“It happens from time to time,” Kerr said. “Players have a very keen eye for that. Players know that.”

Dub Nation has already begun to mourn conspiracy, suggesting the Celtics raised the edge on purpose to kick out Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and the rest of the Warriors shooters, but as Kerr said, these things happen from time to time.

The good news is that the facility staff resolved the situation before the match began. If the Warriors had noticed this in the middle of the first quarter and ended up losing the game, there would certainly have been a big shout out.

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