On September 26, Beijing time, the Celtics came from behind, defeating the Heat 121-108 and tied the total score to 2-3.
The Celtics refused to go out too early. The starting five scored in double figures, Jason Tatum had 31 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists, Jaylen Brown had 28 points and 8 rebounds, Kemba Walker had 15 points and 7 assists, Daniel Tatum had 15 points and 7 assists. Scored 13 rebounds, Marcus Smart had 12 points, 8 assists and 8 rebounds.
The heat fell short. Goran Dragic scored 6 fouls and scored 23 points. Duncan Robinson scored 20 points, 17 of which were scored in the first half. Jimmy Butler had 17 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists, Bam Adebayor had 13 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists, and Jay Crowder had 14 points.
热量不足。戈兰·德拉季奇（Goran Dragic）犯规6次犯规，得到23分。邓肯·罗宾逊（Duncan Robinson）得分20分，其中上半场得分17分。吉米·巴特勒（Jimmy Butler）得到17分，8个篮板和8次助攻，班姆·阿德巴约（Bam Adebayor）得到13分，8个篮板和8次助攻，而杰伊·克劳德（Jay Crowder）得到14分。
In 2014, the Heat defeated the Celtics 4-1 in the Eastern Conference Finals and advanced to the Finals. They want to replicate the scene six years ago and return to the finals.
The road ahead will not be smooth. The Heat had a very difficult victory in the last game. Rookie Hiro scored 37 points before they narrowly won 112-109.
In the history of the Heat, they have never been overturned when they lead 3-1. It is rare for the Celtics to come back from 1-3 behind. The last time it was in 1981.
The Green Army has no way out. "We must unite," Brown said, "fight to the end, for the team, for ourselves, for the family, this is what we must do."
The Celtics got into trouble in the first half, but fought back wildly in the second half to win opportunities for themselves.
After the opening, the Celtics were in a normal state, and the Heat was opened by the teenager Robinson, who scored 5 points in a row. After 7 minutes of play in the first quarter, the Celtics scored only once in a sports game, trailing 5-17. Walker and Brown also scored three points one after another, and the Celtics stopped the decline. The Celtics shot 5 of 20 in the first quarter of the first quarter, trailing 18-26.
The Heat extended their advantage to double digits in the second quarter. Halfway through this section, Adebayor hit a hook and they led 40-28. The Heat use a small lineup, and Kanter, who is inside the Celtics, missed consecutive opportunities and did not take advantage. However, on offense, the Celtics improved significantly. Smart made two free throws before the end of the quarter, and they only fell behind 51-58.
The Celtics have picked up a bit, shooting 40.4% in the first half and shooting 6 of 16 three-pointers. Brown and Tatum each scored 10 points.
The Heat maintained a 46.5% shooting percentage and made only 4 of 18 three-pointers. Robinson scored 17 points and Butler had 14 points. Hiero was prevented from death and only scored 2 points.
In the third quarter, the situation changed suddenly. The Celtics have had their last stand. Their offense has become very active, fully grasping the conversion, and constantly attacking the basket, causing damage to the Heat.
The Celtics' changes have achieved excellent results. They started the third quarter with a wave of 26-9 and achieved a double-digit advantage with 77-67 in one fell swoop. In the last 3 minutes of this section, Butler came off the court for 4 fouls, and the situation gradually became unfavorable for them. The Celtics scored 41 points in a single quarter and ended the first three quarters with a 92-83 lead. Tatum scored 17 points in this section.
From trailing by double digits to leading by double digits, the Celtics gradually took control of the rhythm, and the more they played, the smoother they played. Playing less than half of the fourth quarter, Brown hit three consecutive points, Hayward succeeded twice, the Celtics played 15-8, opened the gap with 107-91.
Hero, the hero of the Heat in the last game, performed mediocre today, while another teenager Robinson went wild in the first half and lost touch in the second half. With 4 minutes and 27 seconds left in the game, Dragic made a layup, but was called an offensive foul. He reached 6 personal fouls and was sent off, making the Heat worse.
The Celtics took advantage of the victory to pursue, Brown and Tatum succeeded one after another, they opened the gap 117-98. The Heat were too weak to return to the sky, unable to narrow the gap to single digits, had to accept the defeat and pin their hopes of promotion on the next game.