Brad Stevens Reveals What Boston Celtics Did to Contain Goran Dragic in Game 3 - Heat Nation

Brad Stevens Reveals What Boston Celtics Did to Contain Goran Dragic in Game 3

Goran Dragic and Marcus Smart Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

In Game 1 and Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Goran Dragic was a major reason why the Miami Heat took a 2-0 series lead over the Boston Celtics.

On Saturday, however, Boston was able to harass Dragic into a 2-of-10 shooting performance as it won Game 3 117-106.

Celtics head coach Brad Stevens highlighted how his team was able to stymie the Slovenian native.

Dragic’s ability to score and handle the ball has helped the Heat surprise many observers all season long.

He scored a personal postseason-high 29 points in Miami’s 117-114 Game 1 win, then followed it up with 25 points in Game 2.

Coming into Game 3, Dragic was leading the Heat in scoring during the playoffs at 22.2 per game.

He will be a free agent at the conclusion of the postseason, and although he’s likely to earn himself a nice payday as a result of his recent play, the Heat will reportedly make a strong effort to keep him in the fold.

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