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Golden State Warriors guard Andrew Wiggins made his case for the NBA Finals player of the week in Monday night’s win over the Boston Celtics.
Wiggins played 43 minutes and scored 26 points in 12 of 23 shots, to lead the team. He needed to raise Stephen Curry’s performance, who scored 43 points in Match 4, went cold from behind the arc. Wiggins added 13 rebounds for his second straight double.
“It’s definitely something I dreamed of being in the league and this is the final stage,” he told reporters after the match. Across the Bay Area Sports NBC. “It was no bigger than this. I was there to be aggressive. It was a good match.”
NBA fans who watched the game debated whether it could be Time for Wiggins to get the best player in the NBA Finals.
It’s still a bit off in terms of numbers.
Wiggins averaged 18.4 points and 9.4 rebounds in the finals. He is second on the team in scoring behind Curry (30.6) and leading the team in rebounding.
Curry has never won the MVP in the NBA Finals and is in more shape than ever to win his first title.
Wiggins has confirmed that he only wants to win and has found a way to do so in three of the five matches so far Warriors and Celtics. A NBA Finals win would cap the goalkeeper’s amazing season, averaging 17.2 points and 4.5 rebounds and making his first All-Star Team.
“Man, there are a lot of great people here,” he added. “Great people here who challenge you. They hold you accountable. The support system, everyone on this team, this organization, they support you and they want to see you do a good job, and they put you in a position to do good.”
A potential Game Series 6 game is set to kick off Thursday night at 9 ET in Boston.
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