Miami Heat 97, Boston Celtics 87
The Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics 97-87 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Heat advance to the Eastern Conference Finals to face the Chicago Bulls or the Atlanta Hawks.Dwyane Wade and LeBron James were fantastic in a series deciding Game 5 win against the Boston Celtics. Wade scored 34 points while LeBron posted 33. LeBron and Wade combined to score 77 of Miami’s 97 points, and grabbed 17 of the team’s 38 rebounds.
The age of the Celtics showed again. Boston took an 87-81 lead when Nenad Krstic hit a jumper with 4:28 remaining. Those were the final points the Celtics scored in the entire game, as Miami went on a 16-0 run to end the contest.