NBA Finals: Anticipation mounts among Warriors and Celtics fans in Boston for Game 3


BOSTON (KGO) — “It’s good that you’re from Frisco but you support the team that I don’t like!”

Boston Celtics fan Bobby Driscoll with a clear warning for the Golden State Warriors who were in business mode when we saw them on Tuesday.

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“But now you’re in our place. Naughty exciting as we would say here,” Driscoll said.

But if you think all Boston fans wear green and go for the Celtics, think again. A crowd of a few dozen waited in anticipation of the Warriors arriving at their Boston hotel, but the only one who admitted to being a die-hard Dubs fan was 8-year-old James Bernardi.

“My favorite team is the Warriors and I live in Boston,” said Bernardi, whose favorite player is Stephen Curry because “it’s just the three he hits.”

As Warriors/Celtics NBA Finals Game 3 is the talk of Beantown this week, so is Paul McCartney whose fans lined up outside Fenway Park on Tuesday to prepare for his concert.

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“It’s Boston, it’s the place to be, it’s better than any city in America right now, believe me,” said a Celtics fan whose name was not than Tommy.

Speaking of Boston’s most Bostonian spots, the 196-year-old Union Oyster Bar serves up lobster rolls, oysters and chowder and has served the likes of Tony Bennett, Bill Murray and that well-known quarterback. known from San Mateo.

“How about this guy, Tom Brady? What you get today is what you get about 50 years ago,” owner Joseph Milano said.

Now, however, one of his servers is a San Jose native, vocal for his love of Dubs.

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“I had my Steph Curry jersey down. I was wearing it and all my co-workers were giving me stuff about it,” Robert Zamora said.

Everyone is waiting for Game 3, but so far Celtics fans are being courteous and cautious.

“We can go back and forth all day but I love California, I love San Francisco,” Tommy said.

“Carefully optimistic, that’s what we have to do. If you’re happy to lose, you have to get through it. The championship team we’re playing against,” Driscoll said.

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