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NBA Playoffs 2022 - The Miami Heat may not have enough to overcome the league's best defense

NBA Playoffs 2022 – The Miami Heat may not have enough to overcome the league’s best defense

BOSTON — Midway through the third quarter on Monday night as the Celtics stretched their lead to as much as 32 points, Rudy Gobert couldn’t resist. “This Boston defense is tough,” the Utah Jazz Center tweeted. This was both harmless and accurate at a time when the Celtics were choking the Miami Heat and circumscribing …

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NBA Playoffs 2022 - The Miami Heat may not have enough to overcome the league's best defense

NBA Playoffs 2022 – The Miami Heat may not have enough to overcome the league’s best defense

BOSTON — Midway through the third quarter on Monday night as the Celtics stretched their lead to as much as 32 points, Rudy Gobert couldn’t resist. “This Boston defense is tough,” the Utah Jazz Center tweeted. This was both harmless and accurate at a time when the Celtics were choking the Miami Heat and circumscribing …

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NBA Playoff Results: Golden State Warriors slam the door on Dallas Mavericks to lead the series 3-0

NBA Playoff Results: Golden State Warriors slam the door on Dallas Mavericks to lead the series 3-0

Game 3: Warriors 109, Mavericks 100 | Warriors lead 3-0 who was the guy Andrew Wiggins AND Steph Curry. That’s right, I’m picking two different Golden State Warriors for this Game 3 win over the Dallas Mavericks. Curry was his usual brilliant self with 31 points, 11 assists and five rebounds; He hit half of …

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NBA playoff results: Celtics bring the Heat to Miami in Game 2 for an even series

NBA playoff results: Celtics bring the Heat to Miami in Game 2 for an even series

Game 2: Celtics 127, run 102 | Series draw 1-1 who was the guy Markus Smart. What an incredible return for Smart as he helped the Boston Celtics crush everything the Miami Heat wanted to achieve in Game 2. Smart stayed in the game a few extra minutes to chase a triple-double, but that was …

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NBA Playoffs 2022 - The bounce back game has become the Boston Celtics' postseason calling card

NBA Playoffs 2022 – The bounce back game has become the Boston Celtics’ postseason calling card

MIAMI – The Boston Celtics are a team of long-distance runners. For years, former Celtics president Danny Ainge employed a consultant who identified the “brain types” of draft picks and free agents, believing that certain personality traits make for better players. Ainge and that system are gone, but the Celtics — whether through meticulous scouting, …

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Game 2, Updates, Stream, Jimmy Butler, Marcus Smart, Jayson Tatum

Game 2, Updates, Stream, Jimmy Butler, Marcus Smart, Jayson Tatum

The Boston Celtics threaten a resounding blowout victory over the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, leading 96-71 after three quarters. Game 1 was practically decided in a stunning start to the third quarter, in which Miami edged Boston 22-2 and went on to win 118-107. But the Celtics hit back …

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Grant Williams leads Boston Celtics past Milwaukee Bucks and convinces in Game 7 of the NBA playoffs

Grant Williams leads Boston Celtics past Milwaukee Bucks and convinces in Game 7 of the NBA playoffs

May 15, 2022 Andrew LopezESPN BOSTON — Grant Williams had never netted more than eight 3-pointers in a game prior to this series. He had never done more than six. He had never led the Boston Celtics in goals. All of those things changed Sunday in the NBA Playoffs. “Grant won us a playoff game …

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