Lakers vs Celtics Game 2 Results

2010 NBA Finals Game 2 | Ray Allen Sets NBA Finals Record for 3-Point Shots Made

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2010 NBA Finals Game 2 Results

Further cementing his status as one of the best long-range shooters in NBA history, Ray Allen sets an NBA Finals record by making eight 3-pointers (seven straight in  the first half) in Game 2 of the 2010 NBA Finals to lead the Celtics to a 103-9 victory tying the series at 1-all.

After Allen cooled down in the second half, Rajon Rondo took over as he scored 19 points,  12 rebounds and 10 assists; his fifth triple-double in the postseason.

That performance saved the Celtics down the stretch as the Lakers threatened to steal the game even leading 90-87 with 5:21 left in the game. Boston then went on a 16-4 run to steal home court advantage from Los Angeles.

Pau Gasol led the Lakers with 25 points, 8 rebounds and 6 blocks as Kobe Bryant only scored 21 points on 8-for-20 shooting. Center Andrew Bynum had his best game of the playoffs with 21 points, 6 rebounds and 7 blocks.

Check out the Game 2 recap video below:

NOTE: The previous record for 3-point shots made in the Finals is seven; previously held by Scottie Pippen, Kenny Smith and Ray Allen (in the 2008 NBA Finals).

The 2010 LA Lakers suffers their first defeat at home this 2010 NBA Playoffs.

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