Celtics move within two wins of title after holding off Warriors in Game 3

Celtics take 2-1 lead in best-of-seven-games NBA finals

Jaylen Brown leads Boston with team-high 27 points

Jaylen Brown scored 27 points, Jayson Tatum added 26 and the Boston Celtics beat back another third-quarter

Golden State Warriors in a 116-100 victory Wednesday night that gave them a 2-1 lead in the NBA finals.

Stephen Curry led Golden State with 31 points and six three-pointers.

He had 15 points in a 33-25 third quarter by the Warriors but was hurt late in the fourth after Al Horford rolled into his leg on a loose ball.