Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics took it to Miami for the second straight game although it wasn’t a wire-to-wire blowout. But still, Boston was by far the better team.
The game was 59-58 near the end of the third and from there, the Celtics just ran all over Miami. The C’s outscored the Heat 34-22 the rest of the way.
We haven’t seen this mentioned anywhere, but after scoring 41 and 29 points in the first two games, a total of 70, Jimmy Butler has scored 8, 6 and 13 in the last three.
That's a total of 27. He’s scored less in the last three than he did in Game 2.
For his part, Tatum barely missed a triple double, finishing with 22 points, 12 boards and nine assists.
With the win, Boston goes up 3-2 and has a chance to finish the series at home on Friday.
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