The Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA) fought back from the brink again. After 3 consecutive losses, he won 2 in a row, raising hopes for the first ‘reverse sweep’ in history. There have been 150 instances in NBA playoff history where the team has lost three straight first, and not once has a team at thirteen overturned a series.

Boston defeated the Miami Heat 110-97 in Game 5 of the 2022-23 NBA Eastern Conference Finals (4 wins from 7 matches) held at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on the 26th. Miami, which entered the playoffs as the 8th seed, lost games 1 to 3 and was driven to the brink of elimination. The sixth game between the two teams will be held on the 28th at the Kaseya Center in Miami, Florida.

On this day, too, Boston, who had built multiples, overpowered Miami throughout the game. In particular, he broke the opponent’s defense by exploding 16 three-point shots. Derek White led the attack with 24 points, including 6 3-pointers, and Marcus Smart also poured 23 points, including 4 3-point shots. Ace Jayson Tatum recorded a double-double with 21 points and 11 assists. Four of Boston’s best five scored 20 points or more, with Jalen Brown posting 21 points.

Boston, which led 35-20 from the first quarter, did not allow Miami a single turnaround until the end of the game. With 3 minutes and 20 seconds left at the end of the game, the score difference widened to nearly 20 points, and the benches of both teams called in key players and prepared for the 6th game.

After the game,스포츠토토 Brown said, “It was something we never imagined would be driven to the edge of a cliff with three consecutive losses,” adding, “But we weren’t very conscious and didn’t go in different directions. We came together as a team,” he said. White said, “I showed a good performance in the 5th game,” and “I ran well and passed well, so the shooters had a good chance.”

On the other hand, in Miami, Duncan Robinson, who started off the bench, scored 18 points and 9 assists, and Bam Adebayo did his part with 16 points and 8 rebounds, but Jimmy Butler only scored 14 points. He also poured out 16 team turnovers. However, there is no impatience as they are still ahead of the series with 3 wins and 2 losses. Butler said, “We always have a positive attitude, and we know that we will win the series,” and promised, “We will definitely finish at home (where Game 6 is held).”

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