With NBA Finals tied at 2, Celtics try to stop Stephen Curry

  • Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry, 30, passes off against Boston Celtics’ Marcus Smart, 36, during the second quarter of Game 4 of basketball’s NBA Finals, in Boston, Mass., on Friday. (Carlos Avila Gonzalez/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)

  • Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, 30, reacts after hitting a three pointer during the fourth quarter of Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals, in Boston, Mass., on Friday, June 10, 2022. (Carlos Avila Gonzalez/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)

  • Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) goes up for a shot against Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42) and guard Derrick White (9) during Game 4 of basketball’s NBA Finals, Friday, June 10, 2022, in Boston. (Kyle Terada/Pool Photo via AP)

SAN FRANCISCO — As the Boston Celtics search for answers in an effort to stop Stephen Curry in these NBA Finals, they know even their best defense won’t always be good enough.