Highlights and Standouts of the 2024 NBA Finals

The 2024 NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and the Dallas Mavericks showcased exceptional talent, strategy, and determination, making 2024 a season to remember for the Celtics and their fans as they brought home their 18th championship. Let’s relive some of the highlights and key plays of the NBA Finals, with a front-row seat to all the memorable action.

A Season to Remember for the Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics had an unforgettable season, marked by incredible performances that culminated in winning the NBA Finals in just 5 games. The team’s cohesion and talent lead them to dominate their way to the Finals one team after another. 

The season saw the Celtics demonstrate their offensive prowess and defensive tenacity against some of the toughest teams in the league—consistently showing their ability to perform under pressure.

The Celtics headed into the playoffs with the best regular-season record and the winners of the Maurice Podoloff Trophy. Their playoff appearance for the 10th consecutive season marked the longest streak in the NBA.

Key Players of the NBA Finals

Jaylen Brown

Jaylen Brown’s athleticism and two-way play made him a key contributor for the Celtics. His ability to guard multiple positions and his offensive explosiveness made him a matchup nightmare for opponents. He hit several clutch shots in Game 5 and his ability to create his shot and knock down perimeter jumpers under pressure was on full display. Brown’s growth as a player and his ability to deliver in big moments lead the Celtics to secure the Finals victory and earned him the Finals MVP.

Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum was the heart and soul of the Boston Celtics and delivered an all-around brilliant season-long performance, leading the Celtics to ultimate victory. His scoring ability, defensive skills, and leadership were instrumental in the team’s success and his poise under pressure was instrumental in the Celtics’ championship win.

Luka Dončić

The Mavericks’ Luka Dončić recorded a triple-double in Game 2 despite injuries and demonstrated why he is considered one of the league’s brightest stars. He was nothing short of sensational this season given his ability to control the game with his scoring, passing, and rebounding making him a triple-double threat every night and earning him numerous accolades throughout the season. 

Kristaps Porziņģis

Kristaps Porziņģis returned to the court after more than a month and scored 20 points to help the Celtics win Game 1. His versatility and combination of size, skill, and shooting ability made him a game-changer with his presence on both ends of the floor felt as he stretched the defense and protected the rim. Porziņģis’ Game 1 performance was a statement game, showing that he could be a dominant force in the Finals.

Nothing But Net

The 2024 NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and the Dallas Mavericks displayed incredible talent, determination, and resilience, making it a memorable series for basketball players and NBA fans. The Celtics’ championship victory was a testament to their teamwork and perseverance, and provided highlight-reel plays every game.

As we look forward to next season, we invite you to join our community of passionate basketball fans at your neighborhood location to savor every matchup, celebrate the sport we love, and catch all the unforgettable moments on the court!