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Tatum on Game 4 loss: ‘It’s on me, I have to be better’

The Golden State Warriors bounced back to the NBA Finals at 2-2 with a 107-97 victory in Game 4 on Friday night. After the game, Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum said he was responsible for his team’s loss.

“I give the [Warriors] credit,” Tatum told reporters, via ESPN. “They’re a great team. They play well. They have a game plan, things like that.

“But it’s on me, I have to be better. I know I impact the game in other ways, but I have to be more efficient, shoot the ball better, finish on the rim better. takes responsibility.”

Tatum finished Game 4 with 23 points on 23 field goal attempts along with 11 rebounds and six assists. In Boston’s first three playoff games against the Brooklyn Nets, Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat, Tatum shot on 44.6 percent and averaged 27.0 points per game. Against the Warriors, Tatum is averaging 22.3 points and shooting 34.1 percent from the field.

Celtics coach Ime Udoka told reporters that Tatum is “foul-hunting” too often against Golden State.

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