The Celtics beat Miami and are excited about an unprecedented comeback in the NBA East Finals

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Boston Celtics won this Thursday Miami Heat from 110-97 and is excited to reach a unprecedented comeback In the NBA Eastern Conference Finals, where he is still down by 2-3. If they advance in the fight for the ring, they will become the first franchise to overcome a 0-3 loss in a playoff series.

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It became apparent that the Celtics bring out their best version when they are against the wall. Next Saturday they will do another litmus test at the Kaseya Center in Miami, where the sixth game will be played. In case of prevailing as visitors, they will force a seventh meeting that we will define at homethanks to them finishing in a better position during the regular season.

This Thursday at the TD Garden, Boston showed a monologue: they took the lead from the start and kept it until the end, despite narrowing the score difference in the last few minutes, without their great figures on the field.

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As in the previous victory, the key was in the triples. During these playoffs, the Celtics always won when shooting above 40% from the perimeter. Specifically, tonight they converted 16 of their 39 attempts, which is an efficiency of 41%.

The table of scorers was led by Derrick White, who scored 24 points and had an incredible six of eight on 3-pointers. They followed him Mark Smartwith 23 points; Jason Tatumwith 21 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds, and Jaylen Brownwith 21 points.

The only thing that can stop us is us.. We were the toughest playing team tonight. We set the pace from start to finish” Brown said after the win.

For his part, Miami has suffered from the low level of its star star, Jimmy Butler, who scored just 14 points in 34 minutes on the field. Meanwhile the team Erik Spölstra I still can’t count tyler herrodue to a broken hand, and with gabe vincenzodue to an ankle sprain.

The Heat’s best appearances have come from the substitute bench: Duncan Robinson converted 18 points, Haywood Highsmith done 15 e Caleb Martin14. However, they never managed to even the score and put themselves out there.

The sixth game will be played from 21:30 (Argentina time) this Saturday at the home of Miami, who will look to get strong at home to advance to the finals in search of the fourth ring in its historyafter those achieved in 2006, 2012 and 2013.

For its part, Boston will try to tie up the series to define game seven at TD Garden, where will be looking for an unprecedented comeback in NBA history. Likewise, he is thrilled to win his 18th championship and become the winningest franchise, surpassing the 17-time Los Angeles Lakers.

The winner of this series will be measured in NBA Finals in front of Nikola Jokic’s Denver Nuggetswho beat 4-0 at LeBron James’ Lakers to earn the right to contest yours first final of the story. In addition to the Serbian pivot, he also stands out Jamal Murraydecisive in the series against Los Angeles.

Source: Clarin

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