Netease Sports reported on September 28:
On September 28, Beijing time, the Heat beat the Celtics 125-113 at home and advanced to the finals with a big score of 4-2. Jimmy Butler scored 22 points and 8 assists on 8 of 19 shots, with only one turnover, and an efficiency value of +18.
The Heat lost Jingzhou in the last game and gave the Celtics their momentum, but today's start seems to herald a tug of war. Adebayor made consecutive fouls and Butler also scored in 10 minutes and 23 seconds. Although Butler is in good condition and has scored three points in the penalty area, the Celtics can still take the lead.
The Heat remained strong in the second half, butler assisted Claude to hit a three-pointer, and then passed to Iguodala to hit the outside line. The three-pointers of the two teams in the first quarter were very powerful. Butler scored 6 points and 2 assists on 3 of 5 shots in the first quarter.
He was still very aggressive in the second quarter, first hitting a jumper with Dragic, then making a foul against the basket, completing 2+1. During the Butler break, Adebayor, Herro and Robinson performed very well.
他在第二节仍然非常有侵略性，首先是与德拉季奇一起跳投命中，然后对篮筐犯规，完成2 + 1。在巴特勒休息期间，阿德巴约，赫罗和罗宾逊表现出色。
But after the return of Butler at the end of the festival, Tatum's opening put a lot of pressure on the Heat, allowing the Celtics to overtake again. 42 seconds before the end of the half, Butler assisted Adebayor for a layup. In the end, the Heat only led by 2 points in the half. Butler scored 13 points, 2 rebounds and 4 assists on 6 of 11 shots.
In the third quarter, Butler did not make the first two shots, but the young Heat maintained their advantage, especially the outbreak of Adebayor. Of course, there was also the magical contribution of veteran Iguodala. Butler assisted in 4 minutes and 20 seconds. He scored the fourth three-pointer of the field.
The Greens rushed to catch up at the end of the quarter and narrowed the gap. In the fourth quarter, Butler failed to advance in the first round, and the Greens quickly surpassed again, playing a wave of 10-2. But Adebayor led the team back quickly, and Butler also scored a layup at 5 minutes 55 seconds. The Heat suppressed the rhythm, Butler made two free throws at 3:09 seconds, and the Heat have led by 12 points.
The Celtics didn't want to give up, but the Heat didn't give them a chance. Butler broke through again in 2 minutes and 40 seconds, coupled with Robinson's deadly three-pointer, the game was still scored into garbage time.