- May 26, 2023 08:12Final: 97-110
Boston Celtics forces a sixth game. Just the 12th team to do so after trailing 0-3. We have a mouth-watering game lined up for us in Miami on Saturday. “Don’t let us get one” was the message by the Celtics. The Heat have allowed two. They did not take a lead for a single second in this game. It had been Celtics through and through. The first time in NBA history that a team had 12+ rebounds and 12+ threes. Complete and utter domination.
That’s it from us for this game. We’ll be back in a couple of days for the next one.
- May 26, 2023 08:1197-110
With a 13-point lead in, Celtics take a shot clock violation. 17.4 seconds left on the clock.
- May 26, 2023 08:1097-110
Sam Hauser with a long-range three. Connects.
- May 26, 2023 08:1097-107
Robinson with a lay up finish to get the deficit to 10-points.
- May 26, 2023 08:0995-107
Lowry with a three pointer for Celtics.
- May 26, 2023 08:0892-107
Robinson with two points from the free throw line.
- May 26, 2023 08:0790-107
Jurtseven with a dunk for Miami.
- May 26, 2023 08:0588-107
Robert Williams with a shot over Love from the left post.
- May 26, 2023 08:0488-105
Love with a another two points for Heat.
- May 26, 2023 08:0486-105
White with a catch, fake and a shot from downtown. Connects.
- May 26, 2023 08:0386-102
Love with a tip in after Lowry’s missed shot.
- May 26, 2023 08:0284-102
Brown with a shot off the glass.
- May 26, 2023 08:0284-100
Another three point shot by Highsmith.
- May 26, 2023 08:0281-100
Adebayo and Butler are taken off the floor by Spoelstra. That is curtains on the game.
- May 26, 2023 08:0181-100
Smart hits both the free throws.
- May 26, 2023 08:0081-98
Smart misses a three but Horford’s offensive rebound allows him take another attempt with a drive. He is fouled on the shot and will take free throws.
- May 26, 2023 08:0081-98
Highsmith with a jump shot threeo over Brown from the corner.
- May 26, 2023 07:5978-98
Tatum with a lay up for his 20th point of the game.
- May 26, 2023 07:5878-96
Boston wins the challenge. Lowry did not have his feet in position.
- May 26, 2023 07:5578-96
Brown concedes an offensive foul on Lowry.
The Celtics decide to challenge the decision.
- May 26, 2023 07:5178-96
Robinson with a shot off the glass.
A timeout taken by Celtics.
- May 26, 2023 07:5076-96
Love with a pull up shot over Grant Williams from the left wing.
- May 26, 2023 07:4974-96
Highsmith with a dribble, turn and a scoop to hit the bucket.
- May 26, 2023 07:4972-96
Boston wins a turnover but Tatum’s attempt to play a behind-the-back pass only leads to a missed chance.
- May 26, 2023 07:4872-96
Tatum draws a foul from Lowry on a shot. Makes the two free throws.
- May 26, 2023 07:4772-94
Grant makes the shots from the line.
- May 26, 2023 07:4672-92
Robinson with a foul on Grant Williams.
- May 26, 2023 07:4672-92
Robinson is looking for a kick out to Butler. He misfires the pass and concedes a turnover. The 16th for Heat tonight.
- May 26, 2023 07:4572-92
Derrick White makes two out of the three shots. 20-point game for Celtics.
- May 26, 2023 07:4472-90
White takes a three point shot. He misses but he is fouled by Butler. Three FTs for Celtics.
- May 26, 2023 07:4472-90
Love and Martin miss threes for Heat to begin the final period.
- May 26, 2023 07:40End of Q3
Celtics maintain their lead in the third quarter. Miami has managed to just about stay with them. They’ve not cut down the lead, mind you. But its been much more consistent from the 2020 runners-up in the third.
- May 26, 2023 07:4072-90
Martin hits the last points of the quarter with a long range jumper.
- May 26, 2023 07:3970-90
Robert Williams with a reverse dunk. Tatum with the assist with a bullet pass.
- May 26, 2023 07:3770-88
Adebayo with a dunk to take his tally to 16 points. The pass from Duncan Robinson was spot on.
Celtics take a timeout now.
- May 26, 2023 07:3768-88
Martin with a three to cancel out Smart’s shot.
- May 26, 2023 07:3665-88
Elite! Smart with a steal from Adebayo in defense and then converts a three pointer in offense.
- May 26, 2023 07:3565-85
Smart makes one free throw.
- May 26, 2023 07:3265-84
Smart again going for a lay up before he is fouled by Martin.
Heat take a timeout after which Smart will take two FTs.
- May 26, 2023 07:3165-84
Smart makes his way into the paint from the perimeter and ends with a lay up.
- May 26, 2023 07:3165-82
Robinson with a glass shot to get two points for Heat on a transition.
- May 26, 2023 07:3063-82
White with a teardrop shot from close range.
- May 26, 2023 07:3063-80
Highsmith with a dribble from the right side into the paint and a hammer finish.
- May 26, 2023 07:2961-80
Grant Williams from downtown.
- May 26, 2023 07:2961-77
Adebayo with a jump shot from the paint. He’s beginning to find his groove is Bam Adebayo.
- May 26, 2023 07:2959-77
Tatum is fouled and he will head to the line.
Converts only one shot.
- May 26, 2023 07:2859-76
Adebayo! He gets a dribble past Horford and ends the play with a one-handed scoop on the reverse.
- May 26, 2023 07:2757-76
Adebayo gets back to back buckets.
- May 26, 2023 07:2755-76
Brown with a long dribble past Highsmith and a finish off the board.
- May 26, 2023 07:2655-74
Adebayo with a put in after a pass from Strus.
- May 26, 2023 07:2653-74
Tatum’s lay up is blocked by Adebayo but the refs give it goal tend.
- May 26, 2023 07:2553-72
Butler gets a jump shot to go after a spin in the paint.
- May 26, 2023 07:2551-72
Tatum with a pull up shot over Strus from the corner.
- May 26, 2023 07:2451-70
Brown and Horford double team Adebayo and get the steal from him.
- May 26, 2023 07:2451-70
White with his fifth three pointer. A catch and shoot after a kick out by Horford.
- May 26, 2023 07:2051-67
Highsmith with the first three of the half. Butler gets a dribble in the post before playing it to the perimeter to his teammate.
The Celtics take a timeout.
- May 26, 2023 07:1948-67
Smart gets a floater in after a pass by Tatum.
- May 26, 2023 07:1948-65
Butler with a shot off the glass in transition.
- May 26, 2023 07:1846-65
Brown with a dribble hugging the baseline and a dunk to finish the play.
- May 26, 2023 07:1846-63
Lowry with the first points for Heat in the second half.
- May 26, 2023 07:1744-63
Horford turns past Lowry in the post and dunks the ball in.
- May 26, 2023 07:1544-61
Celtics resume play for the second half. White misses a three.
- May 26, 2023 07:00End of Q2
That’s a statement performance by the Celtics in the opening half. A 17-point lead courtesy of 11 three pointers. Four of the five starters for the side have crossed 10 points in the half. Combining for 54 points among them.
Heat have found the going tough amid the barrage of scoring shots. They’ve conceded nine turnovers which have led to 14 points. Butler has been isolated and that has hampered the attack for the side.
Eric Spoelstra needs to buckle his side up for the second iteration.
- May 26, 2023 06:5844-61
Adebayo takes his sweet time to take the shot from the paint. Ends up finding the net off the board.
- May 26, 2023 06:5742-61
Butler misses one of the two free throws.
- May 26, 2023 06:5641-61
White with a foul on Butler as he tries to turn and take a jump shot.
- May 26, 2023 06:5641-61
Smart with a three to make it a 20-point game.
- May 26, 2023 06:5541-58
Another turnover by Miami. Tatum gets a steal from Adebayo. That’s nine for the half by the Heat.
- May 26, 2023 06:5441-58
Brown with a steal and a lay up to get two points.
- May 26, 2023 06:5441-56
White knocks down a catch and shoot three.
- May 26, 2023 06:5341-53
Butler hits the free throw after the timeout.
- May 26, 2023 06:5040-53
Butler leads a turnover play and charges for a lay up. He gets the dunk in and is fouled on the shot. He will head to the free throw line.
Miami takes a timeout.
- May 26, 2023 06:4938-53
Robert Williams is again active for an offensive rebound. He affects the play and ends the point with a dunk.
- May 26, 2023 06:4838-51
Smart knocks down both the shots from the line.
- May 26, 2023 06:4738-49
Robinson is called for a foul on Smart who was taking a shot. That is three personal fouls for the Heat player now.
- May 26, 2023 06:4738-49
Martin is good to resume and gets ready for the shots.
Makes both the attempts from the line.
- May 26, 2023 06:4636-49
Martin is down on the floor holding his knee. He wa fouled on a lay up.
- May 26, 2023 06:4536-49
Brown is there under the rim to get under an offensive glass. Puts the shot in off the board to follow.
- May 26, 2023 06:4436-47
Another lay up by Robinson. The Heat are now on a 9-2 run.
- May 26, 2023 06:4434-47
Robsinson with a drive from all the way around the perimeter and a scoop lay up finish.
- May 26, 2023 06:4332-47
Both teams miss a three point shot after resumption. White for the Celtics and Martin for the Heat.
- May 26, 2023 06:3932-47
Highsmith wins the turnover for Miami and drives all the way to the other end to get a lay up in.
Celtics take a timeout.
- May 26, 2023 06:3830-47
Horford with a long range jump shot from the right flank.
- May 26, 2023 06:3830-45
Robinson with another three. He hangs in a rainbow shot into the net.
- May 26, 2023 06:3727-45
Horford with an attack on a second ball. Gets the dunk in to score.
- May 26, 2023 06:3627-43
BROWN! Another three from the left. Boston rewarded for getting an offensive board.
- May 26, 2023 06:3627-40
Lowry with a jump shot for two points.
- May 26, 2023 06:3625-40
Brown with a dribble to the rim, hang in the air and a board shot.
- May 26, 2023 06:3525-38
Martin with a lay up off the glass over Grant Williams.
- May 26, 2023 06:3523-38
Robinson makes his first three of the game.
- May 26, 2023 06:3420-38
Celtics start where they left off. Brown hits a step-back three from the left wing.
- May 26, 2023 06:31End of Q1
Miami Heat does not know what has struck the team so far. The side looks winded and disoriented by the Celtics’ rollicking start. It’s been threes after threes by the home team. Seven of them in the opening quarter. Just the start Boston needed today.
- May 26, 2023 06:3020-35
DERRICK WHITE! A three with a buzzer beater. Poor defense by Duncan Robinson as he allowed him too much room to take the shot.
- May 26, 2023 06:2920-32
Robert Williams with a block on Jimmy Butler. The Miami player was trying to take a three point shot as he was denied.
- May 26, 2023 06:2720-32
Miami complete a tranisition play and Zeller ends the possession with a floater.s
- May 26, 2023 06:2718-32
White with another three for the Celtics.
- May 26, 2023 06:2718-29
Zeller with a simple put in finish after Butler finds him under the rim.
- May 26, 2023 06:2616-29
Grant gets just one of the two free throws to go.
- May 26, 2023 06:2616-28
Grant Williams is fouled on a dribble by Duncan Robinson. Two free throws coming for Celtics.
- May 26, 2023 06:2416-28
Martin knocks down a corner three after the restart.
- May 26, 2023 06:2113-28
TATUM! WHAT IS GOING ON HERE! The Celtics star puts in a hammer into the net.
He uses a high screen by Robert Williams and dribbles away into the paint. No Heat player gets in between him and the rim as he dunks.
The Heat take another timeout.
- May 26, 2023 06:2013-26
Martin with a floater over White with one hand.
- May 26, 2023 06:1911-26
Tatum with a euro step past Martin after a high pick and roll. Gets a foul and count play.
Knocks down the free throw too.
- May 26, 2023 06:1911-23
Butler is able to make only one free throw.
- May 26, 2023 06:1810-23
Butler and Tatum are up against each other as the former tries to take a shot from the paint. Tatum can prevent the shot but the refs call a foul.
- May 26, 2023 06:1710-23
Strus gets the first three pointer for Miami.
- May 26, 2023 06:177-23
White! Celtics can’t stop hitting threes.
- May 26, 2023 06:165-20
White with a pull up shot over Kevin Love.
- May 26, 2023 06:165-18
Another three for Celtics. Tatum gets it. The Celtics are dominating the Heat at the moment.
- May 26, 2023 06:125-15
Another corner three by Smart. Tatum with a beautiful set up. He drove to the rim, jumped, turned mid air and gave a kick back to Smart at the left side.
The TD Garden has come alive. A 10-point for the Celtics as Heat call a timeout.
- May 26, 2023 06:115-12
Lowry tries to fake a shot and pass it to the wing instead. He loses the ball.
At the other end, the Celtics again find a wide open three from the left. Smart nails it in.
- May 26, 2023 06:095-9
Brown knocks down a corner three.
- May 26, 2023 06:095-6
Three turnovers for the Heat in the early minutes.
This time Adebayo is forced into a travel foul by Tatum under the rim.
- May 26, 2023 06:085-6
Miami gets the free throw for the technical by Tatum.
- May 26, 2023 06:084-6
Tatum with a dunk after a dribble past Lowry.
He gets a technical foul after the point for having too strong a word with a referee.
- May 26, 2023 06:074-4
A series of missed shots from both teams.
- May 26, 2023 06:064-4
Buter with a fake shot on Brown from the post. Gets the dribble in and hits a floater.
- May 26, 2023 06:052-4
Smart takes the dribble all the way to the board and gets the shot in.
- May 26, 2023 06:042-2
Adebayo with a lay up off the glass.
- May 26, 2023 06:040-2
Tatum scores a lay up after a turnover by Adebayo.
- May 26, 2023 06:040-0
Heat get the first possession of the game.
- May 26, 2023 06:00Miami Heat in closeout games
The Heat have a 2-3 record in closeout games so far. They’ve squandered a game each in the three rounds - against Milwaukee Bucks, New York Knicks and Boston Celtics.
In the first rounds, however, they took the second chance to win the series. Will it be the same in the finals?
- May 26, 2023 05:52Boston Celtics home record in Playoffs 2023
The Celtics have won four and lost five games at the TD Garden in this year’s post season.
- May 26, 2023 05:48Kyle Lowry, the key for Miami Heat
Lowry has been brought into the side in place of the injured Gabe Vincent. While Lowry started the series with 15 points, he’s managed a combined total of 12 in the next three. He will need to get that number up tonight.
- May 26, 2023 05:38Miami Heat Starting Lineup
- May 26, 2023 05:38Boston Celtics Starting Lineup
- May 26, 2023 05:27Gabe Vincent ruled out
Miami Heat will not be in action in the fifth game against the Celtics. Vincent in averaging 17.5 points in the finals so far and has shot at 58% from the field. A big miss for the Heat.
- May 26, 2023 05:09Tatum rising to the occasion in Game 4
It was Celtics’ main player Jayson Tatum who shouldered the responsibility of providing the vital in the must-win game.
The runners-up from last year would count on Tatum again to force the series to a sixth game.
- May 26, 2023 05:01Has an 8th seed ever reached the NBA Finals?
Miami Heat stands on the brink of history in the Eastern Conference Finals. It could achieve the rare feat of becoming an eighth seed to reach the NBA Finals.
- May 26, 2023 04:50WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
Where will the Celtics vs Heat NBA Playoffs series be telecast on TV in India?
The Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat NBA Playoffs series will be telecast on Sports18, Sports18 HD and MTV in India.
Game 5 will be telecast on Friday, May 26, starting 06:00 AM IST.
Where to live stream the Celtics vs Heat NBA Playoff games?
The Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat NBA Playoffs series will be live streamed on JioCinema app.
The entire series can also be watched on NBA.com with an NBA League Pass.
Where will the Celtics vs Heat NBA Playoffs series be telecast on TV in the United States?
The Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat NBA Playoffs series will be telecast on TNT in the United States.
Where will the Celtics vs Heat NBA Playoffs series be telecast on TV in the Philippines?
The Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat NBA Playoffs series will be telecast on TV5, One Sports and NBA TV Philippines.
- May 26, 2023 04:39PREVIEW
Members of Boston Celtics were talking about a return trip to South Florida mere moments after the team averted a sweep at the hands of the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals.
While talk is cheap, the conversation will become real if the Celtics fend off elimination for the second consecutive contest on Thursday when they host the Heat in Game 5 in Boston.
“We want to come back to Miami,” Jaylen Brown said after the second-seeded Celtics avoided the brooms with a 116-99 victory in Game 4 on Tuesday. They still trail 3-1 in the best-of-seven series to the eighth-seeded Heat.
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