Golden State Warriors vs. Boston Celtics: 3 big questions and a prediction

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Jayson Tatum and Stephen Curry (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

Heading into the NBA Finals, we explore three big questions and a prediction as the Golden State Warriors and Boston Celtics prepare to clash.

The 2022 NBA Finals are finally here as the Golden State Warriors and Boston Celtics prepare to clash on the grandest stages of all. Game 1 is later this week and there are plenty of storylines that will dictate the conversation before the official start of the series.

Fresh off a beatdown of the Dallas Mavericks in five games, the Golden State Warriors will be fresh and well-rested in hopes of winning their fourth championship in eight years. The Boston Celtics will limp into the NBA Finals after back-to-back hard-fought seven-game series against the Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat, respectively.

This is one of the most anticipated NBA Finals matchups in recent years as both teams carry a high level of star power and both teams carry significant narratives. For the Warriors, the question is if they can complete the climb up the mountain one more time.

For Boston, their questions revolve around whether this is finally the coronation moment for Jayson Tatum. The Celtics will be looking for their first NBA Championship in 10-plus years.

Who will prevail? Before a prediction, we start with three big questions that could dictate this series.

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