Tatum, Brown help Celtics force Game 6 vs. Heat

2020-09-26T08:53:15+00:00 2020-09-26T08:53:15+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

26/Sep/20 08:53


Celtics topped Heat in the second half to get away with the Game 5 victory.

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

Boston Celtics are still alive in the finals and they grabbed a 121-108 victory in Game 5 of the series vs. Miami Heat, with the help of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown.

The Celtics were down by seven points heading into halftime, though kicked off the third quarter with a 20-3 run to turn that deficit into an eight point lead.

Tatum had a double-double of 31 points and 10 rebounds, Brown added 28 points, as the Celtics pushed for Game 6. Daniel Theis was also among the key players towards the win, with a double-double of 15 points, 13 rebounds.

Goran Dragic posted a team-high of 23 points for Miami before fouling out in the fourth period, Duncan Robinson had 20 and Jimmy Butler left the court with 17 points. The Heat still leads the series 3-2, with Game 6 on Sunday.