Gary Payton II, Jordan Poole flipped the NBA Finals

BOSTON — Take a quick guess at who the Warriors’ two best players, by net rating, were over the final two games of the NBA Finals.

Steph Curry and Draymond Green?

They were great, but guess again.

Kevon Looney and Klay Thompson?

I like where your head’s at, but you’re off on this one.

No, the Warriors found big performances from two players off the bench — Gary Payton II and Jordan Poole.

The duo helped turn the Warriors’ biggest liability in this series — the minutes without Curry on the floor — into an unquestionable asset.

Through the first four games of the Finals, the Warriors and Celtics bench had each scored 109 points in those minutes.

Derrick White and Payton Pritchard (of all people) were killing the Dubs.

In Games 5 and 6, the Warriors bench outscored the Celtics’ 52-15.

Poole and Payton II flipped the script of the bench minutes and flipped the series in the Warriors’ favor.

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