Jaylen Brown scored 25 points, Jayson Tatum added 22 and the Boston Celtics. They ran away after halftime to beat the Miami Heat 93-80 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference title series.
On the other hand, Bam Adebayo scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Gabe Vincent added 15, Jimmy Butler had 13 and Duncan Robinson scored 11 for the Heat. Game 6 is in Boston on Friday night.
After a solid win over the Miami Heat in Game 5, the Boston Celtics veteran Al Horford talked about his fellow teammate Derrick White (14 points, 5 assists, 2 steals): “[Derrick White] for us was unbelievable tonight talked … people won’t talk about it enough but for me he was huge.”