Boston hit its first seven 3-pointers of the fourth quarter to turn a 12-point deficit heading into the final period into a 120-108 win in Game 1, stealing an NBA Finals game
Al Horford, playing in his first Finals, paced the Celtics with 26 points and Jaylen Brown had 24 points and Derrick White added 21 points off the bench.
Curry scored 21 points in the first quarter, the most he has ever scored in a single quarter in Finals history, and made 6 of 8 3-pointers, a Finals record for made triples in one quarter. He finished with a game-high 34 points.
Klay Thompson moved into second place on the all-time playoff 3-pointers list, passing LeBron James. Curry is first on that list. Thompson had 15 points and three 3-pointers Thursday.
With the 120-108 win, Boston became the first team in NBA Finals history to win a game by double digits after trailing by double digits entering the final frame.