NBA: Celtics avoid elimination, force Game 6 vs Heat
Jalen Brown and Jayson Tatum combine for 59 points as Boston beat Miami 121-108
The Boston Celtics defeated the Miami Heat 121-108 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday to avoid elimination.
The Celtics' young star duo Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum combined for 59 points, 18 rebounds and 8 assists in the do or die game.
In the third quarter, the Celtics outscored the Heat 41-25, took over the lead and never looked back.
For the Heat, Duncan Robinson scored 20 points, Goran Dragic scored 23 but unable to win and advance to the NBA Finals.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.