(Boston) Derrick White scored 24 points, including six 3-pointers, on Thursday as the Celtics extended the Eastern Final with a 110-97 win at Boston in Game 5 against the Boston Heat. Miami.
Marcus Smart had 23 points and five steals for the Celtics, who cut the Heat’s series lead to 3-2.
Jayson Tatum had 21 points including 12 in the first quarter where the Celtics led 15-5 en route to a 35-20 cushion at the end of the engagement.
After catching a long pass from Tatum, Smart fired a long shot from the left corner of the perimeter, for a 12-5 lead.
Smart hit the mark again 23 seconds later, and it already felt like Boston was close to having the deal in the bag.
Jaylen Brown also provided 21 points.
There is no precedent, in 150 occasions.
The Heat will have the chance to settle the series in six games Saturday night at home.
In the NHL, the Florida Panthers will make it to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 1996.
Duncan Robinson led the Heat with 18 points.
Bam Adebayo scored 16, while Jimmy Butler and Caleb Martin each had 14 points.