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Updated June 7th, 2024 at 08:51 IST

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Highlights: Boston cruises to win over sluggish Dallas

Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks go head to head in NBA Finals for the Larry O'Brien trophy. Catch the live updates from Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks instantly. Stay tuned at republicworld.com for the live score and updates from the match.

NBA Finals, Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks, Game 1, Live Score and Updates | Image: AP
8: 34 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Thank you for tuning in to the live coverage of Game 1 of NBA Finals between Dallas Mavericks and Boston Celtics.  Stay tuned at republicworld.com for more coverage on NBA Finals. 

8: 32 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Aside from the third quarter, the Dallas Mavericks had a really rough night in game 1. Luka Doncic raked up 30 points but his team struggled with no one else performing at their standards. 

Luka Doncic had 30 points, 10 rebounds and 1 assist. 

PJ Washington had 14 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist

Kyrie Irving had 12 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assits. 

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8: 29 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: The Boston Celtics game 1 win was led by Kristaps Porzingis amazing defense and burst in offense. 

Kristaps Porzingis had 20 points, 6 rebounds and 3 blocks.  

Jayson Tatum had 16 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists.

Jaylen Brown had 22 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists. 

8: 25 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: And that's that, the buzzer sounds and Boston Celtics have taken the first game of the NBA Finals. It's an 18 point win in the end. The Boston Celtics are now 3 games away from winning the NBA title while Dallas Mavericks have to fight back from a hole. 

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8: 12 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Jason Kidd has thrown in the towel here with five minutes to go in the fourth quarter as he has taken off both Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving. The Boston Celtics have eased to a 15 point lead and are easing to a victory here to take a 1-0 lead in the NBA Finals.  

8: 02 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: The Boston Celtics lead is 21 points now and they are closing in on victory in Game 1 of the NBA Finals at TD Garden. There is still nine minutes to go in the game but Dallas Mavericks are not able to convert any of their shots as the game inches closer to ending. 

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7: 54 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: The Dallas Mavericks had the lead cut down to 8 but then Jaylen Brown on the defensive end of the floor and on the offensive end started dominating again. Some bad whistles went against Dallas and Kyrie Irving is clearly having one of his worse nights and the lead is back up by 20 entering into 4th quarter. 

7: 50 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: After the Dallas Mavericks run, Boston Celtics are back in control of the game and are up by 20 points. Kyrie Irving on his return to Boston is having a rough game and as expected the Celtics fans are chanting Kyrie Sucks at the top of their voices. 

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7: 45 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Dereck Lively has five fouls and Boston Celtics post the timeout have edged their lead back to 16 points. 2 minutes to go in third quarter. Timeout called by Jason Kidd. 

7: 37 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Luka Doncic has just hit a step back three pointer on his left foot the shot he loves the most as Dallas Mavericks have slowly chipped away in the game and suddenly the lead is down to only 8 points. It's an incredible comeback from Mavericks. Joe Mazulla calls for another timeout.  

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7: 28 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: The Dallas Mavericks have slowly cut the lead down to 16 points and seem to be chipping away. The lead could have been lower if Kyrie Irving did not blank three straight possessions but the Mavericks are still in the game and Joe Mazulla has called a timeout.  7:43 to go in third quarter. 

7: 25 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: The Dallas Mavericks have stopped four consecutive Boston Celtics attempts but are failing to capitalize and convert on the other end of the floor as Kyrie Irving keeps missing. 18 point lead with 8:22 to go in third quarter. 

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7: 21 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: The second half resumed with a quick Luka Doncic bucket and another Boston three pointer. 

7: 08 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: The first half ends and Dallas Mavericks might get some respite as they ended the half in a little bit of flurry. But Celtics completely dominated the first half and Kristaps Porzingis was the star of the show with 18 points as Boston has a 21 point lead in first half.  

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6: 58 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Joe Mazzulla has called for a timeout as Boston Celtics continue their dominance in the first half. It has been a one way street and a great offensive team in Dallas Mavericks is struggling with just 33 points scored till now. 

6: 54 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: This has been a ROMP until now. Boston Celtics are getting everything right now as they are dominating in defense, getting open threes and dismantling Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving along with the Dallas Mavericks.  3:37 to go in second quarter. 

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6: 49 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: The Boston Celtics have inched ahead to a 21 point lead in the second quarter. They are all over the floor making blocks, steals and threes. The Dallas Mavericks have no answer. Coach Kidd forced into another timeout as Game 1 is slipping away from the Mavericks. 

6: 43 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: There is no respite for the Western Conference Champions in the NBA Finals as Boston Celtics are having a field day in Game 1 here. It's a 16 point lead for the home team at TD Garden. 10:14 to go in 2nd quarter. 

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6: 36 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: The first quarter has come to a close and it is the Unicorn show as Boston Celtics have an avalanche 17 point lead. The Celtics are dominating left right and center and the Dallas Mavericks have no answer to Kristaps Porzingis' rim protection and scoring burst. 

6: 29 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Kristaps Porzingis eight points in just five minutes have his former team Dallas Mavericks in all sorts of trouble. Boston have edged to a 10 point lead in the first quarter. Coach Jason kidd calls a timeout for Mavericks.  2:20 to go in first quarter. 

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6: 26 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: The Boston Celtics are dominating the defensive battle right now as they have come out on top and are leading by six point. Kristaps Porzingis at the rim is causing huge problems to Dallas. Over 3 minutes to go in first quarter. 

6: 18 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: The game has started at an extremely high tempo with tough defense being played by both the teams. Celtics had the early burst but the Mavs have responded well with Kyrie Irving leading the line. First timeout of the finals called by Joe Mazullo for Boston with 6:58 remaining in the first quarter. 

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6: 14 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: The Boston Celtics got three straight rebounds and a re dominating the offensive rebounding game early on and getting great looks but Dallas Mavericks are also keeping in touch. 

6: 10 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: The Boston Celtics won the tipoff and Boston Celtics have set the tone through a dunk by Al Horford. 

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6: 07 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: The stage is set, the Golden Carpet is out, the lineups are being announced as the tip off to the most anticipated finals since the Cavs-Warriors years edges ever closer. 

5: 56 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: It's the NBA Finals and we are just minutes away from tipoff as both teams are ready for the action. 

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5: 52 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Here is the Starting Five for Dallas Mavericks for the first battle at TD Garden. 

Luka Doncic, Kyrie Irving, Derrick Jones Jr, PJ Washington, Daniel Gafford

5: 50 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Here is the Starting Five for Boston Celtics at TD Garden. 

Jrue Holiday, Derrick White, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Al Horford 

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5: 39 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Here are the odds for Game 1 between Dallas Mavericks and Boston Celtics

Moneyline: Mavericks: +200, Celtics: -250

Spread: Celtics: -6.5

Over-under

Over 214.5: -110

Under 214.5: -110

5: 25 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Celtics' Jayson Tatum has a message ahead of Game 1 

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5: 16 IST, June 7th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Luka Doncic is ready for the big game 

6: 06 IST, June 6th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: In a great news for Boston Celtics no player is on the injury report and Kristaps Porzingis is back and fit.  

Read More on Kristaps Porzingis Injury Here

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6: 04 IST, June 6th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Here is the injury report for Dallas Mavericks ahead of the clash against Boston Celtics. 

Luka Doncic  - Questionable (right knee sprain, left ankle soreness)

Omax Prosper - Questionable (left ankle soreness)

Read More on Luka Doncic's availability here

5: 59 IST, June 6th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Not only this marks the return of Kyrie Irving in Boston, but Kristaps Porzingis is also ready to face against his former team in Dallas Mavericks. Before Irving, Porzingis was the player Dallas Mavericks brought in to pair up alongside Luka Doncic. But it never quite worked out for the two European stars and Porzingis was traded away during trade deadline on 2022. KP will definitely want to prove the Mavs Front Office wrong. 

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6: 04 IST, June 6th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: The biggest talking point is the return of Kyrie Irving to face his former team in Boston Celtics. Read here to know Why Kyrie Irving is the most hated man in Boston Celtics? 

5: 50 IST, June 6th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Heading into the NBA Finals there are a lot of big talking and the biggest is the matchup between two young superstars in Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics and Luka Doncic of Dallas Mavericks. Both looking to seal their legacy by bringing their franchise the coveted Larry O'Brien trophy. 

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5: 46 IST, June 6th 2024

NBA Finals, Celtics vs Mavericks game 1 Live Score & Updates: Hello and Welcome to the live coverage of game 1 of NBA Finals between Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks at the TD Garden. 

Published June 7th, 2024 at 01:59 IST