NBA: Beat Heat first in the Eastern Conference Final | Video


miami heat beat 118-107 to boston celtics on the FTX-Arena of Florida and placed 1-0 in the Eastern Conference Finals; the local quintet took the first step to return to the NBA Finals for second time in three years as Bostonians search for their first appearance since 2010.

the escort Jimmy Butler added 41 points in the match, 17 of which were in third quarter, where those of Miami They imposed themselves 39-14with which the shooting guard scored more points in those 12 minutes that the entire Celtics squad.

While, Tyler Herothe 22-year-old starlet, chipped in 18 points, and Gabe Vincent added 17 more, so that the banking contribution will be decisive for the Heat, who came from behind to steal the first game from some Celtics who started with a clear advantage over the locals.

Boston’s all-star offensive duo, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, had 29 and 24 points, respectively, but the visitors they did not count on their starters Marcus Smartdefensive player of the year, and veteran Al Horford.

in the first half Boston came to have 13-point lead over Miami, the number one seed in the East, and went into halftime up 62-54. However, upon returning for the third period, those led by Ime Udoka gave one of their worst performances of the season by scoring only two of 15 shots, while the home team turned on to add 39 points.

Game 2 will be played this Thursday May 19 on the FTX-Arena of Miami, then travel to Boston for games 3 and 4.

The activity will continue with the duel between Golden State Warriors and Dallas Mavericks by Western Conference Finals, whose Game 1 is this Wednesday in it Chase Center in San Francisco.

(With information from ESPN)

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