Chicago Sun-Times

Heat rally past Celtics for 2-0 lead

- Sports · College Sports · Basketball · NBA Basketball · Miami Heat · Boston Celtics · Bam Adebayo · National Hockey League · Jimmy Butler · Las Vegas · Las Vegas Aces · Goran Dragić · Jaylen Brown

Go­ran Dragic scored 25 points, Bam Ade­bayo led a big third-quar­ter rally to fin­ish with 21 and the Heat pulled off an­other come­back to beat the Celtics 106-101 and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Con­fer­ence fi­nals. The Heat, who trailed by 13 at half­time, outscored the Celtics 37-17 in the third quar­ter with Ade­bayo scor­ing 15 points on 7-for-8 shoot­ing for a 84-77 lead.

The Celtics’ Jaylen Brown missed a cor­ner three-pointer that would have tied it with 15 sec­onds left. Jimmy But­ler sealed the game with two free throws with 7.4 sec­onds left for the Heat.

Las Ve­gas Aces star A’ja Wil­son was named the WNBA’s MVP.

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