The Celtics and the Heat, who have been meeting consecutively in the Eastern Conference Championship for the past two years, met today for the third time this season. The two sides continued to collide with each other, and there was even a clash with Jaylen Brown in the fourth quarter. There was a hand-hook struggle with the Heat’s Duncan Robinson, but in the end the Celtics were led by Brown, Jayson Tatum and Kristaps Porzingis, who scored 71 points. Beat the Heat 110:106 and finished the game with 3 consecutive wins.
The Celtics and Heat have met in the Eastern Conference Championship Game the past two years, and the winner was decided in a tiebreaker. The Celtics, who were eliminated last year, have strengthened enough this season to form the “Four-Star Alliance”. “After the lineup, they were also optimistic about having a chance to win the championship. In comparison, the Heat were still stumbling in the regular season. Before today’s game, they were only 8th in the Eastern Conference.
However, the two parties met again today and there were still sparks. Especially with 7 minutes and 54 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Celtic Brown was so dissatisfied with the Heat that Duncan wrapped his arms around him on defense and threw him hard. Off. In court, he ultimately received a first-degree gross foul, while Duncan received a common foul. This time, Brown’s actions even caused Duncan to criticize him after the game, calling him “dirty”. “I think it’s very unnecessary and dangerous.” And excessive movement.”
However, Brown also insisted that there was nothing wrong with his actions and that it was Robinson who caused the conflict. “I don’t think I have a problem. I should ask him what he did. He tried to mess with the two.” Us.” By the time the referee blew the whistle, he was trying to fight, so I just tried to free my hands.”
Celtics head coach Joe Mazzulla also believed that there was no major problem in the conflict and believed that it was just part of the passion of the game. “I think Brown handled it very well. I think the collision after that was great and it was an important part of the game.”
After the struggle, Brown also proved himself with his performance on the court. With 3 minutes and 13 seconds left in the game, when the Heat only achieved a 3-point difference, he first scored a three-pointer and then completed a key layup to help the Celtics take a 5-point lead, And the Celtics ultimately won by a 4-point margin. The Heat won each of their three meetings this season.
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