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Andrew Wiggins, Klay Thompson carry Warriors to Game 5 win over Celtics

Here’s the latest from Game 5 in San Francisco.

2022 NBA Finals - Boston Celtics v Golden State Warriors
Damion Lee and Andrew Wiggins hi-five Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors during Game Five of the 2022 NBA Finals on June 13, 2022 at Chase Center in San Francisco, California.
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It’s Game 5 of the 2022 NBA Finals with both the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors looking to grab a 3-2 lead in this series. Tipoff for Monday’s contest is set for 9 p.m. ET from the Chase Center in San Francisco.

We’ll have the latest updates from the game, along with relevant odds, bets, player props, stats and futures based on what happens.

Celtics vs. Warriors Game 5 updates

The Celtics finally lose back-to-back games in this postseason and do so despite Curry not hitting a single triple. He had made at least five in each of the four previous games. Wiggins was the star with 26 points, while Thompson added 21. Green was phenomenal after getting benched late in Game 4 and Golden State now has a chance to win this Finals Thursday in Boston.

Warriors -3.5 and Warriors moneyline hits. The under, which has hit in every Golden State win this series, hits again. We’ve gotten a great Finals through five games, and we still might have two more games to go.

Draymond Green fouls out late in Game 5 after delivering eight points, eight rebounds and seven assists to nearly get the triple-double. Curry is about to see his consecutive games with a made three streak snapped at 233 but it won’t matter if the Warriors hold on for a win in Game 5. Wiggins has taken over this game with 26 points and 13 rebounds.

Curry hits a floater and Golden State opens up a 12-point lead with just under five minutes to go in Game 5. The Warriors are getting big games from Wiggins and Thompson, while the Celtics have let their emotions get the best of them at times in this fourth quarter. We’ll see if the Warriors can close this thing out late.

The Warriors have woken up with Curry on the bench to start the fourth, with Thompson hitting an open triple to give Golden State a 82-74 lead. The shooting guard is getting going with 18 points and has made four triples. The Warriors have matched Boston’s physicality early and look set to close this thing out at home. There’s still a long way to go, but Thompson is locked in and looks like he can take over this game.

Curry has missed all of his three-point shots, and the Warriors had missed 14 straight from deep before Thompson canned a couple late in the third quarter. The Celtics became the “third quarter Warriors” and outscored Golden State 35-24 in the period, but Jordan Poole hits a three just as the buzzer sounds to give the Warriors a one-point lead heading into the final frame.

Boston has made eight straight three-point shots after missing their opening 12 from deep and now it’s a 58-55 Celtics lead. Tatum has been phenomenal with 22 points, nine rebounds and two assists. The Warriors have been a shell of themselves offensively in the third quarter and look completely lost, especially since Curry has struggled in this game.

The Celtics have jumped out to a 10-0 run to begin the second half, capped by Tatum’s back-to-back triples to give him 19 points in Game 5. The Warriors are the superior team in the third quarter for this series but they’ve let their lead slip. It’s now a two-point game in the Bay.

We’re at halftime in Game 5 and the Warriors lead the Celtics 51-39 largely due to Golden State’s tremendous defensive effort in the first 24 minutes. Wiggins and Green have been the focal points for the Warriors, although Curry did get up to 10 points by the end of the half.

Warriors -3.5 looks like a solid bet right now, and the under is looking amazing right now. Warriors moneyline is the ticket to hold at halftime of Game 5.

Wiggins has come out aggressive and it’s been good for Golden State with Curry struggling. The forward has 14 points. Draymond Green has also been active with eight points, three assists and four rebounds. You have to figure Curry will eventually get going, but the Warriors are doing enough with Wiggins and Green offensively to stay up. Golden State leads 43-35.

Stephen Curry has gone cold, shooting 2-7 and failing to connect on either of his three-point attempts. The Warriors got complacent but have started to find their offensive flow again. It also helps that the Celtics have gone 0-12 from behind the arc before Tatum connects on a triple.

The Celtics have cut the 11-point deficit to eight, and the Warriors don’t seem to learn from their previous moments of complacency in the series. Jayson Tatum is hot to start things off with eight points on 4-5 shooting, although he’s not getting much help. The Celtics have not hit a triple yet and have committed five turnovers.

Golden State has been all over the Celtics to start this game, and things have started to unravel at the end of the first quarter. Andrew Wiggins got fouled with 0.5 seconds left, leading to Celtics head coach Ime Udoka arguing and picking up a technical foul. Even though the Warriors only made one of the three free throws, they’ve played with more intensity and focus in Game 5. Golden State leads 27-16 after one.

The Warriors have locked in defensively, but now have to contend with Kevon Looney picking up three early fouls. Golden State’s small-ball lineup played well early on and the defensive effort might be enough to avoid getting hammered on the glass but that could be something to watch going forward. Golden State leads 17-8 early.

The Porter Jr. experiment has started much better in Game 5. He got the first basket of the game and has made his presence felt defensively as well. The Warriors hold an early 10-4 lead.

We’re just about set to tip in Game 5 and the lines are the same as they were about 30 minutes ago. The Warriors are 3.5-point favorites at DraftKings Sportsbook, the total has closed at 211 and the moneyline is set at Warriors -165/Celtics +145.

The Celtics are rolling with the same starting lineup, with Smart, Tatum, Brown, Horford and Robert Williams getting the game going. The Warriors are going with the same lineup that started Game 4 with Otto Porter Jr. coming in for Kevon Looney. Given how that went in Game 4, I’m not sure its advisable for Steve Kerr to start that lineup again. We’ll see how long Porter Jr. goes in this one.

The Warriors began the day as 3.5-point favorites per DraftKings Sportsbook and they remain there with about 30 minutes left before tipoff. The total has moved down a bit and now sits at 211. Golden State is -165 on the moneyline, while Boston is +145.

Here’s a look at how the public is betting tonight’s game and the most popular player props among betters on DraftKings Sportsbook. For those involved in DFS Showdown contests, here’s a potential lineup strategy you can use as you make those last-minute adjustments.