Here are the highlights of the Game 5 Eastern Conference Finals match between the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat which was scheduled on September 26, 2020 (Local Time).
The Celtics turns the tables in the second half and defeats the Miami Heat in Game 5.
In the first half, Jayson Tatum did not really played well, but in the second half, he became aggressive as he just went to the rim with force. He ended the game with a double-double performance, he marked 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.
His duo, Jaylen Brown, who also played terrible in the first half, ended the game with 28 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. In addition to his game, he hit 4 three-pointers for the Celtics.
Meanwhile, the Miami Heat could have won this game if it weren’t for the run of the Boston Celtics. Their highest scorer, Goran Dragic, scored 23 points. But, despite of his good performance, he went awful beyond the three-point arc as he only hit 1 of hit 7 attempts from there.
Duncan Robinson, the undrafted rookie of the 2018 NBA Draft, started the game hot as he ended the first half with 17 big point, shooting 3-5 outside the three-point line. But after that, he only scored 3 points throughout the remainder of the game. At the end of regulation, he scored 20 points in 37 minutes of action.
The series between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics will resume on Monday at 7:30 AM for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
Miami Heat Vs Boston Celtics Game 5 Box Score
Celtics (121) – Tatum 31, Brown 28, Theis 15, Walker 15, Smart 12.
Heat (108) – Dragic 23, Robinson 20, Butler 17, Herro 14, Crowder 14.