NBA Miami beat Boston, ranked 1st in the Eastern Conference, with 1 win and 1 loss

Five Miami players scored in double figures

Layup by Caleb Martin (left)

The Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA) took on the Boston Celtics, the first seed in the Eastern Conference, and balanced the game.

Miami defeated Boston 111-101 in the second game of the 2023-2024 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference quarterfinals (4 wins out of 7) held at TD Garden in Massachusetts, USA on the 25th (Korean time), bringing the series record to 1 win and 1 loss.

In Miami, not only did Tyler Herro score 24 points, but five players, including Bam Adebayo (21 points) and Caleb Martin (21 points), performed well with double-digit scores.

For Boston, Jaylen Brown scored 33 points and Jayson Tatum scored 28 points, but they were unable to overcome Miami, which showed a variety of scoring routes.

Game 3 will be held at Miami’s home stadium, the Kaseya Center, on the 28th.

Miami, which entered the final quarter with an 85-79 lead through the third quarter, trailed by 94-84 with six minutes remaining thanks to Boston’s Derrick White’s three-point shot and three-point play.

However, Miami took a breather by running away with 100-91 thanks to Haywood Highsmith’s 3-pointer followed by Jaime Hakes Jr.’s 3-pointer.

Boston trailed 101-109 with Tatum’s layup 35 seconds before the end, but there was not enough time to regain the lead.
[NBA playoff record on the 25th]

▲ Eastern Conference 1st round

Miami (1 win, 1 loss) 111-101 Boston (1 win, 1 loss) 스포츠토토

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