Netease Sports reported on October 1:
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After the game, Popper talked about Green and said: "We know what Green can do, so we have been encouraging him to shoot. We know that Green will appear in the playoffs, just like he did tonight."
Thick Eyebrow is the Lakers' best player in this game, scoring 34 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists on 11 of 21 shots. This is his first time in the Finals. Before the game, he said that he was a little nervous, but when he arrived on the court, he was not nervous at all. The finals debuted 34 points and tied the Lakers record set by Baylor. In the entire NBA history, there are only the finals of O'Neal and McCann. Score higher than him in the first show.
Despite the disastrous defeat, Butler did not lose confidence. After the game, he said: "We still have confidence in all teammates."