NBA play-offs: Boston Celtics beat Miami Heat to reach NBA finals for first time since 2010

Celtics reach NBA finals for first time since 2010

May 30, 2022 by BBC News - Home

Key Facts

  • Boston forward Jayson Tatum was awarded series MVP The Boston Celtics reached the NBA finals for the first time in 12 years as they held off a determined Miami Heat for a 100-96 game-seven win.
  • Boston failed in their last five play-off runs and almost did so again as Jimmy Butler missed a late three-point attempt which would have given Miami the lead.
  • After Butler's missed three-pointer, Boston's Marcus Smart - who had 24 points and nine rebounds in total - made two free throws to seal the long-awaited finals place.
  • Boston face the Warriors, who beat the Dallas Mavericks to earn their place in the finals, for game one in San Francisco on Thursday.

Click To Read Full Article

PERSON
EVENT
SPORT/BASKETBALL/NBA
GEOGRAPHY
WORK OF ART
MISCELLANEOUS

This story was produced by the Kwhen Automated News Generator. For more articles like this, please visit us at finance.kwhen.com. Write to editors@kwhen.com. © 2021 Kwhen Inc.

Was this content valuable for you?