NBA: Heat Close Out Celtics, Meets Thunder in Finals on Tuesday
LeBron James and the Miami Heat closed out the Boston Celtics on Saturday night, 101-88. Now they advance to the NBA Finals for the second consecutive season. This time, they'll play the Oklahoma City Thunder in a series that begins tomorrow night.
On Saturday night, LeBron led the way with 31 points and 12 rebounds, while Dwyane Wade chipped in with 23 points, six rebounds and six assists. Chris Bosh was back in action with 19 points and eight rebounds.
While the game was a rout in the end, it was actually close up until the fourth quarter. In fact, Miami was down by seven at halftime and didn't tie the score at 73 until the beginning for the fourth quarter, and Boston was up 82-81, until the Heat took charge, outscoring the Celtics 10-2 to pull away for good.