The Miami heat had fought back all the way from a 17 points first-half deficit to edge pass most of the fourth quarter. The heats trashed the Boston Celtics by five points with five minutes left before going into game two of the eastern conference finals.
During the game one, it seemed like Boston Celtic got the game in control. They took the lead to a 17 points margin in the second quarter, getting everything they wanted offensively. But the turn around was shocking and amazing. Miami Heat went from a 20-4 run in the third quarter. And got a 7 point lead into the final frame.
It was Bam Adebayo who started the turn around for Miami heats and carried them into the third quarter. Goran Dragic and Jimmy butler also made their shine for heats. The two guards which one is a current all-star and one is a former both contributed to heats 16 points. The win gives the heat a 2-0 series lead in the NBA Conference final. The Miami heat is now two wins away from going to the NBA Final for the first time since the big 3 eras.
Adebayo scored 15 points on 7 of 8 shooting in the third quarter to boost Miami heat come back with a 37-17 period. And turned to a 60-47 halftime deficit into an 84-77 lead.
Butler and Dragic took over after Boston rallied back in the fourth quarter to take a 94-89 lead with less than five minutes.
Adebayo said we all trust each other. I was having a hard time in the first half. And I was in my head, I am thinking about other things. And you know my teammates continued talking to me, so you have just got to have trust.
Butler in his first season in the heats, finished with 14 points, four rebounds, three steals, and four rebounds. Dragic who was a former all-star relegated to a bench role as he recovered from an ankle injury dished out five assists. He also scored 25 game-high. Adebayo, an all-star for the first time this season added 21 points, five assists. He also got 10 rebounds, two steals, and a block.