Here are the scores, updates, and results of the NBA 2020-2021 regular season match between the Boston Celtics (BOS) vs the Miami Heat (MIA) on May 10, 2021 (All times are in Philippine Standard Time) at the TD Garden.
The Miami Heat beats the Boston Celtics as Jimmy Butler leads them to victory.
Jimmy Butler recorded 26 points, 11 assists, and 8 rebounds, almost finishing the game with a triple-double performance. In addition to that, Butler also had 2 steals after playing for 40 minutes for the Heat.
“It always feels great win,” Butler shared. “But I don’t think that we closed the game like we’re supposed to or capable of either. So at the same time we’ve got to be better.”
Duncan Robinson finished the game with 22 points and had 6 three-point shots. Not only that, but he also shot 7-13 from the field. Bam Adebayo added 20 points and 6 rebounds while shooting 5-5 from the field and dropped 10 out of his 11 looks from the charity stripe.
Trevor Ariza is as versatile as ever, scoring 19 points and grabbed 4 boards. On the defensive side, he had 3 steals and blocked a shot. Also, the veteran forward shot 8-13 from the field.
Meanwhile, the Boston Celtics had a remarkable output in terms of their scoring even without the scoring prowess of Jaylen Brown, but it was not sufficient to beat down the flaming hands of the Miami Heat.
Jayson Tatum chipped in 29 points, 5 rebounds, and 6 assists while playing for 38 minutes for his squad.
“When we’re not completely engaged for whatever reason, we’re just not good,” Brad Stevens said. “When we’re completely engaged, we’re a good basketball team. When we’re not, we’re not even close to being able to compete with anybody, let alone a team like Miami.”
Evan Fournier had scorching hot hands from outside the three-point arc as he competed against the triggerman of the opposing team, Duncan Robinson. Overall, the veteran guard had 30 points and had 8 dimes. Kemba Walker added 18 points while Marcus Smart had 16.
The Miami Heat rise up to 37-31 while the Boston Celtics fall to 35-33.
Heat vs Celtics
36-23; 43-30; 26-31; 25-40
Heat (130) – Butler 26, Robinson 22, Adebayo 20, Ariza 19, Herro 12
Celtics (124) – Fournier 30, Tatum 29, Walker 18, Smart 16, Nesmith 16