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NBA News: The Heat defeat the Celtics in Game 7 after Jimmy Butler scores 47 points

After falling behind 3-2 to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference playoffs, Erik Spoelstra just wanted to force a Game 7. Read the article for this NBA News.

Prior to Game 6, Spoelstra remarked, “If you want to break through and punch a ticket to the Finals. You’re going to have to do some unbelievably tough stuff.

Getting to Boston and working it out as a group. Those are the feelings and breakthroughs that you remember for the rest of your life.” Thanks to Jimmy Butler, Spoelstra got his wish. Now it’s time for Game 7. With a courageous 111-103 away win in Game 6 on Friday, the Heat forced a series finale.

Butler was unstoppable, scoring a postseason career-high 47 points, his second game in a row with at least 40 points. With 43.9 seconds left in the fourth quarter, his desperation heave put Miami up 107-101, and his two free throws with 10.9 seconds left made it 109-103.

The Heat defeat the Celtics in Game 7 after Jimmy Butler scores 47 points
The Heat defeat the Celtics in Game 7 after Jimmy Butler scores 47 points

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The victor advances to the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 on Sunday in Miami (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN). In the first half, Butler had 21 points, nine rebounds, six assists, and two steals.

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Butler is definitely not at full strength, missing the second half of Game 3 due to right knee tendinitis, but it didn’t matter in Game 6.

He concluded with 47 points in a fantastic series-extending effort after scoring 13, six, and eight points in the previous three games. He added nine rebounds, eight assists, four steals, and a block to his stat line.

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Butler’s performance was unsurprising given his competitive nature and the fact that the Heat’s season was on the line.

In the first half, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum each scored 18 points, accounting for 36 of Boston’s 46 points in the first two quarters. They shot a combined 12-for-20 from the field in the first half, while the rest of the squad shot 3-for-18.

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With nine rebounds, four assists, two steals, and a block, Tatum led the squad with 30 points. Brown scored only four points in the second half, finishing with a total of 20. On a questionable charge that was originally deemed a block. He fouled out with 12.1 seconds left in the fourth quarter.

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With 18 points, 10 assists, and four rebounds, Kyle Lowry, another injured Heat player, had his finest game of the series. With 2:18 left in the fourth quarter, he fouled out.

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After falling behind 3-2 to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference playoffs, Erik Spoelstra just wanted to force a Game 7. Read the article for this NBA News.

Prior to Game 6, Spoelstra remarked, “If you want to break through and punch a ticket to the Finals. You’re going to have to do some unbelievably tough stuff.

Getting to Boston and working it out as a group. Those are the feelings and breakthroughs that you remember for the rest of your life.” Thanks to Jimmy Butler, Spoelstra got his wish. Now it’s time for Game 7. With a courageous 111-103 away win in Game 6 on Friday, the Heat forced a series finale.

Butler was unstoppable, scoring a postseason career-high 47 points, his second game in a row with at least 40 points. With 43.9 seconds left in the fourth quarter, his desperation heave put Miami up 107-101, and his two free throws with 10.9 seconds left made it 109-103.

The Heat defeat the Celtics in Game 7 after Jimmy Butler scores 47 points
The Heat defeat the Celtics in Game 7 after Jimmy Butler scores 47 points

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The victor advances to the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 on Sunday in Miami (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN). In the first half, Butler had 21 points, nine rebounds, six assists, and two steals.

NBA News: Celtics stars carry the offensive load

Butler is definitely not at full strength, missing the second half of Game 3 due to right knee tendinitis, but it didn’t matter in Game 6.

He concluded with 47 points in a fantastic series-extending effort after scoring 13, six, and eight points in the previous three games. He added nine rebounds, eight assists, four steals, and a block to his stat line.

Butler’s performance was unsurprising given his competitive nature and the fact that the Heat’s season was on the line.

In the first half, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum each scored 18 points, accounting for 36 of Boston’s 46 points in the first two quarters. They shot a combined 12-for-20 from the field in the first half, while the rest of the squad shot 3-for-18.

With nine rebounds, four assists, two steals, and a block, Tatum led the squad with 30 points. Brown scored only four points in the second half, finishing with a total of 20. On a questionable charge that was originally deemed a block. He fouled out with 12.1 seconds left in the fourth quarter.

With 18 points, 10 assists, and four rebounds, Kyle Lowry, another injured Heat player, had his finest game of the series. With 2:18 left in the fourth quarter, he fouled out.

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After falling behind 3-2 to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference playoffs, Erik Spoelstra just wanted to force a Game 7. Read the article for this NBA News.

Prior to Game 6, Spoelstra remarked, “If you want to break through and punch a ticket to the Finals. You’re going to have to do some unbelievably tough stuff.

Getting to Boston and working it out as a group. Those are the feelings and breakthroughs that you remember for the rest of your life.” Thanks to Jimmy Butler, Spoelstra got his wish. Now it’s time for Game 7. With a courageous 111-103 away win in Game 6 on Friday, the Heat forced a series finale.

Butler was unstoppable, scoring a postseason career-high 47 points, his second game in a row with at least 40 points. With 43.9 seconds left in the fourth quarter, his desperation heave put Miami up 107-101, and his two free throws with 10.9 seconds left made it 109-103.

The Heat defeat the Celtics in Game 7 after Jimmy Butler scores 47 points
The Heat defeat the Celtics in Game 7 after Jimmy Butler scores 47 points

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The victor advances to the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 on Sunday in Miami (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN). In the first half, Butler had 21 points, nine rebounds, six assists, and two steals.

NBA News: Celtics stars carry the offensive load

Butler is definitely not at full strength, missing the second half of Game 3 due to right knee tendinitis, but it didn’t matter in Game 6.

He concluded with 47 points in a fantastic series-extending effort after scoring 13, six, and eight points in the previous three games. He added nine rebounds, eight assists, four steals, and a block to his stat line.

Butler’s performance was unsurprising given his competitive nature and the fact that the Heat’s season was on the line.

In the first half, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum each scored 18 points, accounting for 36 of Boston’s 46 points in the first two quarters. They shot a combined 12-for-20 from the field in the first half, while the rest of the squad shot 3-for-18.

With nine rebounds, four assists, two steals, and a block, Tatum led the squad with 30 points. Brown scored only four points in the second half, finishing with a total of 20. On a questionable charge that was originally deemed a block. He fouled out with 12.1 seconds left in the fourth quarter.

With 18 points, 10 assists, and four rebounds, Kyle Lowry, another injured Heat player, had his finest game of the series. With 2:18 left in the fourth quarter, he fouled out.

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