Boston Celtics get Game 7 after beating Miami Heat

The Boston Celtics, ready to make NBA history after beating the Miami Heat


Derrick White of the Boston Celtics scored with 0.1 seconds remaining to seal a dramatic 104-103 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 6 the Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday, erasing a 0-3 deficit in the series. and leaving the Celtics at the top of NBA history.

Miami Heat's Jimmy Butler hit three free throws with three seconds left. remaining in the game, putting the Heat up 103-102 in what appeared to be a sure win for the team and a spot in the NBA Finals.

However, on his next possession, White recovered a failed 3-point attempt. guard Marcus Smart's points and scored with 0.1 seconds remaining to seal the surprising victory at the FTX Arena in Miami.

"That thing just bounced off in a different way. That's the only place where it could have bounced off to hurt us," the Miami coach said. Heat, Erik Spoelstra, on White's last-second touchdown. "I thought. which we cover a lot in this article and sometimes things don't go the way you want."

"I'm glad we won," White told NBA on TNT after the game. "Anyway, with my back against the wall, I'm glad we have cattle."

The Celtics led most of the game with 25 points from forward Jayson. Tatum in the first half. However, at the end of the third quarter and in the fourth, the Heat orchestrated a 15-3 series to momentarily take a 83-82 lead on a Jimmy Butler punt.

"This season has not been easy for our team, so we have to Do it the hard way. That is how it should be for our group. Us I'd like to put the finishing touches on now. Now let's put that aside and play another 48 minutes." But let's wait 48 hours and we'll do it in Boston." Spoelstra.

The winner of Game 7 will face the Denver Nuggets on Monday at the NBA Finals, which begin June 1.

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