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Celtics must help Kemba Walker out more on defense

After Goran Dragic dominated the Celtics in Games 1 and 2 with his penetration and pick-and-roll prowess, Brad Stevens stuck his defensive stopper, Marcus Smart, on him in Game 3, leaving Kemba Walker to guard Jae Crowder or, when he was out there, Tyler Herro. Per’s matchup data, in Game 3, Walker spent approximately 30% of his time on both of those two, and the strategy paid off. Dragic was held to just 11 points on 2-10 shooting and the Celtics got the win.