The pulse still beats for Boston’s Big Three, with more vigor than anyone realized, as Paul Pierce scored a decisive 3-pointer to give the Celtics a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals.
The Spurs’ last chance to tie Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals — a fall-away 3-point attempt by Manu Ginobili — contrasted sharply with the Thunder’s elevation and athleticism throughout.
Kevin Durant’s defense has come a long way of late, in part because of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s patient approach with their developing stars.
When the Boston Celtics last left Miami, they were on the ropes. Down 2-0 in the Eastern Conference finals. Unable to solve LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. On the cusp of being ousted by the Heat for a second straight season.
Chris Bosh returned from a nine-game injury lay-off but he could not help the Miami Heat from falling to a surprise 94-90 home loss to the Boston Celtics that leaves their season on the line.
The Boston Celtics drew on their famous grit and determination to move within one victory of the NBA Finals on Tuesday with an upset 94-90 road win over the Miami Heat to take a 3-2 series lead.
The Boston Celtics moved to one win away from the NBA Finals by stunning the Miami Heat with a 94-90 road win in Game Five on Tuesday to take a 3-2 lead in the series.
Paul Pierce hit a 3-pointer over LeBron James with just under a minute left as the Boston Celtics moved one win away from an Eastern Conference title on Tuesday night.
Chris Bosh was moved by the raucous ovation he got when checking into the game.