Live stream: Celtics 95, Heat 98

Live stream: Celtics 95, Heat 98

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Live stream: Celtics 95, Heat 98

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The Boston Celtics (35-14) play against the Miami Heat (27-22) at Miami-Dade Arena

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Game Time: 7:30 PM EST on Tuesday January 24, 2023

Boston Celtics 95, Miami Heat 98 (Final)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
I’m not understanding the ‘no timeout’ thing in certain spots like tonight’s. I get the notion of working toward becoming free-flowing through the flow of games. If the Tatum turnover called for a play call, it probably called for a timeout. Can’t lose a playoff game the same way – 1:06 AM
BasketNews @BasketNews_com
Heat fan who travelled 4405 miles to see Jimmy Butler play finds out he is not playing tonight 💔😭
🎥 @NBAonTNT pic.twitter.com/UC9gqFgoP612:46 AM

John Karalis @John_Karalis
BSJ Game Report: Heat 98, Celtics 95 – Poor execution and tired legs doom C’s in the fourth bostonsportsjournal.com/2023/01/25/bsj…12:28 AM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
After his 46-point game against the LA Clippers, LeBron James is just 178 points away from passing Kareem for the No. 1 all-time scorer in NBA history.
Up next:
vs.Spurs (01/25)
@ Celtics (01/28)
@ Nets (01/30)
@ Knicks (01/31)
@ Pacers (02/02)
@ Pelicans (02/04)
#LakeShow #NBA12:23 AM
Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon
Spencer Dinwiddie after Mavs’ 127-126 loss to the Wizards, his former team: “You come in here and get in a shootout with the Warriors last year or the Celtics this year or something like that, it’s a little bit different tone, right? Not exactly stalwarts over there.” – 12:11 AM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Heat now just two games back of Cavaliers for No. 5 in East. Play next week in Cleveland. Also two behind Nets in win column for No. 4. – 12:10 AM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Takeaways and postgame reaction from the Heat’s comeback win over the Celtics behind some excellent defense and another high-level performance from Bam Adebayo miamiherald.com/sports/nba/mia… Heat five games above. 500 for the first time this season – 12:08 AM
Callie Caplan @CallieCaplan
Spencer Dinwiddie, very consistent at many things, including dissing the Wizards:
“If you come in here and get in a shootout with the Warriors last year or the Celtics this year or something like that, it’s a little bit different tone. They’re not exactly stalwarts over there.” – 12:08 AM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Five Degrees of Heat from Tuesday night’s 98-95 victory over the Celtics: sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h…
1. Heat fight back in fourth.
2. Adebayo lowers the boom.
3. Highsmith steps up.
4. Late injury sidelines Butler.
5. A rough one for Heat backcourt. – 12:06 AM
Jay King @ByJayKing
🚨NEW PODCAST🚨
We broke down the final possession of the loss to Miami and everything else from the last two games in Florida. open.spotify.com/episode/4qvMws…12:03 AM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
One (Pritchard layup) of the #Celtics‘ 10 misses in a row during the 4th came in the restricted area. Others were jump shots or short-ranger floaters. Tatum finally broke the 11-possession drought with an and-one finish inside. – 11:58 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Chris Paul loves watching Cam Johnson create more, but talking about his dunk with the unstable landing, he joked, “He needs to hang on the rim longer though. Scared the life outta me!”
Johnson when CP3 told him that: “I had too much heat on me!” – 11:45 PM
Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
Joe Mazzulla took the hit on the final play call, but it looks like it only failed because Tatum didn’t sell the look at White on the elbow before he threw the corner pass to Grant. Herro was shifting to White then read Tatum’s eyes and stayed home at the FT line to pick it off. – 11:43 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Derrick White on developing rapport with Rob Williams: “We named our kids the same thing (Hendrix), so we got that connection. … He’s fun to play with on both ends of the ball. You kind of throw it anywhere and he goes and gets it.” – 11:26 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Talked to Bam Adebayo postgame about the connection between him and Tyler Herro, when he sees two on the ball
His thoughts:
@5ReasonsSports pic.twitter.com/QypHxzdkLD11:18 PM

Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
“oh yeah,🍕 for my people”
1/2 off @PapaJohnsSFL all day tomorrow promo code HEATWIN pic.twitter.com/8bMkY8CTY411:18 PM
Law Murray @LawMurrayTheNU
The only half by a team this season in the NBA with more made 3s than the Clippers (15/23) was when the Heat made 16/29 3s in first half at OKC last month.
Powell: 4/6
George: 3/4
Jackson: 3/3
Mann: 2/3
Morris: 1/2
Batum: 1/1
Covington: 1/1
Leonard: 0/3
Room for improvement. – 11:12 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Bam put on a clinic topped with the go-ahead bucket in a win over the Celtics. Recap the action Through The Lens 📸
@Miami Heat // @Chain11:11 PM
Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
Bam, talking to @Christos Tsaltas, just dropped an “anything is possible” mid-sentence after beating the Celtics.
It wasn’t this dramatic. pic.twitter.com/8rQlSndM1k11:04 PM
Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach
Tatum took responsibility for the 4th quarter drought. Said he has to make quicker decisions. – 11:04 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Tatum took credit for the play where he got doubled
“I got to make quicker decisions. A couple of times, I held it too long and go the load up … it’s on me in those situations to make quicker decisions … especially when we’re in a drought and late game situations.” – 11:04 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
I asked Bam Adebayo about the difference in Herro’s reads off those blitzes that he saw late:
“Just having that connection in the moment of truth.”
Mentions both of them hitting clutch shots tonight, and the importance of them taking that control – 11:04 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Jayson Tatum on his late turnover after he got doubled: “I think not calling a timeout was smart. It’s on me. They trust me in that situation to make the right play. Regardless of being in a double team or not, I can’t let us down like that.” – 10:59 PM
Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach
Robert Williams interview sessions are always a joy, even after a loss.
Over a few minutes he quoted and shouted out Danny Ainge, said the Celtics are ranked No. 1, and said Jaylen ran into him two games ago because he’s clumsy. – 10:58 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
💥 @Bam Adebayo put on a show for #NBARivalsWeek pic.twitter.com/Z7ICEwUfpQ10:58 PM

Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
“I can’t play defense. I don’t play defense.”
Tyler Herro, asked twice by @Ira Winderman about his steal at the end of the game, with a nod to the impression that he’s not a good defender. pic.twitter.com/P6hN0YC2IO10:56 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
I asked Tyler Herro postgame about that final play on the pass to Bam, and reacting to a blitz compared to last year
“I’m expecting it now. I’m surprised if I don’t see some sort of double.”
@5ReasonsSports pic.twitter.com/YbExetC8aj10:52 PM

Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
Spo was getting on Herro and Bam to play together more on offense early in the game.
Herro: “Me and Bam have to be conscious that me and him get in certain triggers.” pic.twitter.com/rwjtJwyat310:52 PM

Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
We got some big buckets from Haywood in our 4th quarter comeback 🙌 pic.twitter.com/iXLdAHfZTY10:52 PM

Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Celtics have 11 of their next 16 games on TNT/ESPN/ABC. NBA fans gonna see a lot of this team lol – 10:51 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
We hit a dry spell in the fourth quarter and couldn’t withstand the Heat’s 15-0 run, falling 98-95. pic.twitter.com/KpEfxP2PBs10:51 PM

Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Enjoy these Bam highlights. We sure will. 🎥 pic.twitter.com/FVN9haAKql10:47 PM

Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Max got us going with 13 1st-quarter points 👌 pic.twitter.com/vQxFPiqhfL10:40 PM

Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Big-time performance in front of a national audience. Closer and closer to sealing a spot at the #NBAAllStar Game. pic.twitter.com/Wy7kfWW47i10:38 PM

Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
#HEATWin final – Miami 98, Boston 95
🔥 Adebayo: 30pts & 15rebs
🔥 Highsmith: 15pts (4/4 3PM) & 10rebs
🔥 Strus: 13pts (3 3PM) & 7rebs
🔥 Oladipo: 12pts & 6rebs pic.twitter.com/vwlnFtdfLG10:34 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Haywood Highsmith on Bam Adebayo:
“He’s been a killer all season for us.”
“He’s definitely an All-Star this year.” – 10:32 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
A cold stretch of the fourth quarter cost us a win tonight in Miami. nba.com/celtics/news/g…10:32 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
“He’s been a killer all season for us.”
– Haywood Highsmith on Bam Adebayo – 10:32 PM
Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
Derrick White asked about his connection with Rob Williams after their alley oops tonight: “We named our kid the same thing, so we got that connection.” – 10:31 PM
NBA on ESPN @ESPNNBA
Jimmy Butler came through for this fan ❤️
(h/t @ZoeVelazquezz) pic.twitter.com/4ZWHkuT4Sy10:28 PM

Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
Spo says the team learned at shoot around this morning that Jimmy Butler’s back “tightened up” and was bothering him. – 10:27 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
Spo, asked about Bam Adebayo’s All-Star case: “it’s not in my nature to campaign. I just think he’s an All-Star.”
Points out that Bam was often in two places at once “doing that matrix thing” on defense. pic.twitter.com/xxNcDiFbKM10:22 PM

Ryan Blackburn @NBABlackburn
Final rotations for the Nuggets as they defeat the Pelicans 99-98:
-Joker: 25-10-11, game-winning floater
-Murray: 25 points, 7 assists, 3 steals, a bit shaky by the 40th minute but understandable
-3/17 from 3 in 2H
Nuggets go to 34-14 on the year, tied with Boston in losses pic.twitter.com/30lLzs11fF10:19 PM

Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
LIVE Garden Report: Celtics vs Heat Postgame Show | Powered by @AthleticGreens, @betonline_ag, @HelloFresh and @RocketMoneyApp twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…10:19 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
Coach Spo on Bam Adebayo’s All-Star campaign: “Definetely I’m rooting for it. It’s deserving. He’s an All-Srar and showed it tonight”. #heatculture10:19 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
The Nuggets hung on to beat the Pelicans. They are now just a half-game behind the Celtics for the best record in the NBA. – 10:18 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Bob Ross couldn’t have painted a better picture. Won by 👌 #WINNING pic.twitter.com/P8Dv1PcvjL10:15 PM

Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
The Celtics back-to-back winning streak came to an end in Miami. Four takeaways from a tough loss in South Beach: masslive.com/celtics/2023/0…10:13 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Clinched another game on defense once again. 🗜 pic.twitter.com/bmeMxr1ZD610:11 PM

Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Joe Mazzulla putting much of the loss on himself post game for the late spacing and offensive execution, but said Heat could’ve subbed and set their lineups late if he did call timeout. – 10:09 PM
Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
Miami’s seventh win by exactly 3 points so far this season. – 10:07 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
NEW: Takeaways and details from the Heat’s comeback win over the Celtics behind Bam Adebayo’s excellence miamiherald.com/sports/nba/mia… Heat five games above .500 for the first time this season – 10:06 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
The game flow chart from tonight’s second half. Pretty wild comeback win for the Heat, who used a 15-0 run to take a fourth quarter lead and closed the game outscoring the Celtics 21-8 over the final 8:46. pic.twitter.com/y9GC6foDXt10:05 PM

Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
#HEATTWITTER ROLL CALLLLLL 🗣 – 10:04 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Heat storm back against shorthanded Celtics for 98-95 victory in Butler’s absence. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h…10:03 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
The Heat slowly crept their way to 36% three point shooting tonight
Wild lol – 10:03 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
BAM FOR THE WIN 💥
#NBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/RZVT7cQFyX10:03 PM

Indiana Pacers @Pacers
Myles Turner turned up the heat.♨️
26 PTS
52.4 FG%
7 REB pic.twitter.com/nheRsC7itz10:02 PM

Chris Forsberg @ChrisForsberg_
Celtics kick away a 10-point lead over final 8:29. Here’s Jayson Tatum’s seventh turnover in the defining sequence. pic.twitter.com/Lu2uB1Iw2F10:00 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Quick shoutout to Herro
Not because he hit his first 3 of the night on the biggest shot
On that final possession, he was blitzed, and made an incredible and calm read to find Bam for that game clinching bucket
That’s great progress – 10:00 PM
Austin Krell @NBAKrell
Jayson Tatum tried to swing a cross-court pass for a corner pocket 3 to win the game, Tyler Herro intercepts.
The Celtics have lost both ends of a back-to-back. 1-seed and 2-seed separated by just 3.5 games.
Cavs also lose again, 2-seed and 5-seed now separated by 2.5 games. – 10:00 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
With four of their top six players out, you kind of expected the Celtics to lose tonight in Miami.
But having had a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter, that stings.
Lead in the Eastern Conference still 3.5 games, but down to only 2 in the loss column. – 9:59 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
Bam Adebayo was clear: “I should be in Salt Lake”. #heatculture9:58 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Celtics gave away the ball 17 times in the narrow loss to the HEAT, in a matchup the Celtics had a chance to win if they didn’t again generate self-inflicted wounds. pic.twitter.com/ySg1DVRsko9:58 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Heat win 98-95
Tatum – 31/14/7
White – 23/3/6
Rob – 11/8
Grant – 10 points
Pritchard – 10 points
Celtics – 43.2% FGs
Celtics – 10-32 3Ps
Celtics – 17 TOs
Adebayo – 30/15
Highsmith – 15/10
Strus – 13 points
Oladipo – 12 points
Heat – 36.2% FGs
Heat – 12-33 3Ps
Heat – 8 TOs – 9:57 PM
Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
Gritty effort by Celtics but tough loss. Joe Mazzulla not liking timeouts really came back to bite in final minute. Team needed one once a gassed Tatum didn’t get anything going and was running out clock while down two. – 9:57 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
30 points
14 rebounds
2 steals
1 block
Game clinching bucket
Bam Adebayo pic.twitter.com/XPYSemXdmq9:56 PM

Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
FINAL: Heat 98, Celtics 95. Bam Adebayo was excellent with 30 points and 15 rebounds. Heat five games above .500 for the first time this season. – 9:56 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Winderman’s view: Bam Adebayo does it all when needed most as Heat subdue Celtics. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h…9:56 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Pritchard caught a pass going away from the basket that left him just short on a good looking 3PT try.
98-95 #Heat Final. #celtics fade on a 21-8 MIA run to close. Scored just 13 in the final quarter on 5/21 FG. – 9:55 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Five Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over Celtics
Highsmith sparks, Bam dominates
@5ReasonsSportsfivereasonssports.com/news/five-take…9:55 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Celtics lose 98-95 to the Heat after Pritchard’s 3 is no good. Shorthanded C’s drop their 2nd straight game. – 9:55 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
Bam Adebayo vs Boston Celtics
30 points
15 rebounds
2 steals
1 block
12-22 FG
All-Star presence. He put the Heat on his back for real. #heatculture #NBA9:55 PM
Barry Jackson @flasportsbuzz
Bam spectacular with 30 and 15 and Heat beats Boston 98-95 to move to 27-22. Highsmith 15 and 10, as Heat overcomes 36 percent shooting and 31 from Tatum – 9:55 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Haywood makes 1 of 2 at the line. We lead 98-95 with 0.6 seconds remaining. Celtics ball. – 9:53 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Highsmith missing the first and making the second gives the Celtics a sliver of life. – 9:52 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
Bam Adebayo tonight:
30 PTS
15 REB
12-22 FG
Hit the go-ahead shot for the win. pic.twitter.com/iq2xFOq0sk9:51 PM

Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
#heat trailed by 10 with 8:47 to go and went on a 20-8 run. #Celtics shot 3/14 with 3 TOV over that stretch. – 9:51 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Bam Adebayo was incredible tonight
Like seriously
But this doesn’t happen without Haywood Highsmith
Game ball to him – 9:50 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Bam Adebayo needs to take over more games like this. He’s having a great season, but he should be able to control games more often like he has down the stretch here. – 9:49 PM
Law Murray @LawMurrayTheNU
Clippers were 10/19 on midrange FGs at Los Angeles in October.
Clippers were 10/21 on midrange FGs vs Lakers in November.
Only the Celtics allow more middys per game than Lakers, and only Celtics/Spurs allow better %.
But Darvin Ham explains it is something Lakers live with. pic.twitter.com/IjaVnWzG4V9:49 PM

Rosalyn Gold-Onwude @ROSGO21
Bam Adebayo improves every season. 🤯 Heat want/needed him to be even more aggressive on offense to take the next step forward and he is doing just that. – 9:49 PM
Jay King @ByJayKing
Jayson Tatum turns it over with a chance to tie or take the lead. This will be the Celtics’ second straight loss unless something crazy happens in the final 0.9 seconds. – 9:49 PM
Sam Quinn @SamQuinnCBS
Celtics losses vs. state of Florida: 5
Celtics losses vs. other 49 states: 9 – 9:49 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
Despite his struggles (4-out-19 from the field) Tyler Herro is sensational at the crunch time. Huge two way effort at this stretch. #heatculture9:49 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
Bam Adebayo with a tremendous fourth quarter. Doing it on both ends on national TV. – 9:48 PM
Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
Tatum wants to go for the win and when Heat blitz him on the final play, he tries to rifle a cross court pass that gets intercepted. Heat have a chance to close this at the line if they can get the ball in. – 9:48 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
What an awful pass from Tatum. – 9:48 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
All the Heat have to do is inbound the ball successfully… – 9:48 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
STOP PLAYING WITH THIS MAN pic.twitter.com/LCsZxdB6Bb9:48 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Bam in clutch time now
Automatic
Bam Adebayo drops 30
Him – 9:47 PM
Jay King @ByJayKing
That was such a great defensive play by Bam Adebayo to knock away that lob pass meant for Robert Williams. – 9:47 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
14 offensive rebounds for Miami. Celtics struggling again to finish the initial stop. – 9:47 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Big basket from JT on the and one ⚡️ pic.twitter.com/bfos9ft3uR9:47 PM

Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Herro, after a 3/18 start, puts the Heat up 3 in at the rim.
Grant ties it the other way in the corner. – 9:47 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
“MVP” chants for Bam Adebayo in Miami-Dade Arena. #heatculture9:45 PM
Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
Heat extend run to 15-0 and Mazzulla calls a SECOND timeout. But Tatum finally comes out and hits an and-one floater to break Boston’s 6-minute scoring drought. But Bam continues to dominate above the rim and is keeping Miami in the driver’s seat with 2 minutes left. – 9:45 PM
CBS NBA @CBSSportsNBA
NBA trade rumors: Clippers targeting Fred VanVleet, Mike Conley, Kyle Lowry in hunt for starting point guard
cbssports.com/nba/news/nba-t…9:44 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Tatum snaps a long Miami run by driving for the and-1. – 9:44 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Celtics are creating good looks. Just can’t make anything for almost six minutes now. – 9:43 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Celtics are now 1-8 from 3 in the 4th quarter. tired legs getting to them? – 9:43 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
15-0 run has the Heat ahead 92-87 with 3:16 to play. Celtics have not scored since there was 8:47 left in the fourth quarter. – 9:41 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
Heat use a 15-0 run to take a 92-87 lead with 3:16 to go.
– Two Highsmith 3s
– Bam dunk and mid-range jumper
– Herro with five points, including that last pull-up 3 – 9:41 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Bam Adebayo dominating on national television
Don’t want to see him being overlooked again
All-Star is a given
There are other bench marks he needs recognition for – 9:41 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
#Celtics 0/9 FG, 1 TOV on 10 bad possessions in a row. Down 5 with 3:16 to go. – 9:41 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Boston’s offense went missing big time here in the middle of the fourth quarter. – 9:40 PM
Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach
Yikes. Celtics now scoreless for 5:30 and counting and the Heat are on a 15-0 run. – 9:40 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
15-0 run, 5-point lead with 3:16 left.
KEEP IT GOING 🗣 – 9:40 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
Tyler Herro has entered the chat. #heatculture9:40 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Herro with a 3 when needed most
Heat lead by 5 – 9:40 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Celtics scoring drought now at 5 minutes and counting. Heat 3 makes it a 15-0 run. – 9:40 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
BAMONTE COMING THROUGH 💥
All tied up on TNT 📺 pic.twitter.com/lY7BAjqItF9:38 PM

Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
Special player makes special plays.
Bam Adebayo takes over. #HEATCulture #NBA
pic.twitter.com/PDWrlmbfPP9:38 PM

Abby Chin @tvabby
#Celtics and Heat knotted at 87! Always drama with these two!!
Catch the final 5:44 right now @nbcsboston or stream it: stream.nbcsports.com/rsn/nba-celtic…9:37 PM
Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
Tatum finally doesn’t get a call, puts his head down while the Heat are pushing it, and Adebayo is able to drive all the way to the rim to throw it down and tie the game at 87. 10-0 Heat run. – 9:37 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Late-arriving crowd rocking in the 4th after Heat tied it at 87. pic.twitter.com/JJl3EpXeKa9:36 PM

Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Haywood coming up big! 4/4 3PM with 14 points. 🔥 pic.twitter.com/wy6Yjeb3VH9:36 PM

Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
Bam Adebayo with a great stop, then finishes the transition play with a two-handed dunk. Score tied at 87. Finally heard some Heat fans here. – 9:35 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
10-0 Miami run to tie it 87-87 with 5:44 to play. Timeout Boston. – 9:35 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
BAM ADEBAYO
That’s it. That’s the tweet. #HEATCulture9:35 PM
Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
Bam Adebayo is an All-Star. – 9:35 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Tie game, 87-87, with 5:44 to play. Bam Adebayo up to 25 points and 14 rebounds. – 9:35 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Rob Williams season-high in minutes is 29:28. Could go for 30 tonight. – 9:35 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Bam Adebayo and Haywood Highsmith are the greatest duo in the NBA – 9:34 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
10-0 Heat run and Joe Mazzulla calls timeout. Tied at 87 with 5:44 left in the game. – 9:34 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
2 point game with 6 minutes left! Tune in on TNT 📺 pic.twitter.com/HxAzz8a9hi9:34 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Heat cut lead to 2
This is Haywood’s work – 9:34 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Jayson Tatum back in. Sat just over four minutes to start Q4. Celtics kept it even again while Tatum was on the bench. – 9:34 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
We have reached the Haywood Highsmith or Bust portion of our programming. – 9:33 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Only 3 FGA attempts this half (1/3) for Tatum and #Heat only have a 30-29 advantage. – 9:33 PM
John Karalis @John_Karalis
What’s the record for floaters in a game, and how long ago tonight did Derrick White set it? – 9:32 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Jayson Tatum checks back in with 7:46 left in the game. If he plays the rest of the way, he’ll finish right around 40 mins on 2nd night of the b2b. – 9:32 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
As I said, Haywood Highsmith has been the second best player tonight
Do what you want with that info – 9:31 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Before that Rob lob, Pritchard had a great steal on a back cut by Miami. Then it was funny to see him push so hard and come thiiiiiis close to challenging Adebayo at the rim in transition. Wisely pulled it out and let White reset it. – 9:29 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
Celtics pushing their lead to 10 without Tatum in the game is not ideal for the Heat. – 9:29 PM
Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach
A good non-Tatum stretch to start the 4th there for the Celtics.
87-77. – 9:28 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Celtics winning the non-Tatum minutes to open the 4th quarter. Good stuff from that 5-man group to stretch 7-point lead to 10. Tatum’s fired up. – 9:28 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
With the help of 13 offensive rebounds and 14 Celtics turnovers, the Heat has attempted 20 more field-goal attempts than the Celtics and is still losing by double digits. – 9:27 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
Good Haywood Highsmith game. Competing on defense, getting open on offense. Just scored after sneaking into the dunker spot and getting the pass from Bam. – 9:26 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
12 more minutes to battle pic.twitter.com/h5dHCjEGF69:24 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Celtics lead 82-75 after three
Tatum – 28/10/7
White – 23/3/3
Pritchard – 7/6/4
Celtics – 50.9% FGs
Celtics – 8-22 3Ps
Celtics – 14 TOs
Adebayo – 21/8
Strus – 13 points
Oladipo – 12 points
Heat – 34.7% FGs
Heat – 9-25 3Ps
Heat – 7 TOs – 9:23 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Dwhite doing a little of everything +1 pic.twitter.com/e2DzpGdz1S9:22 PM

Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
Heat cut Boston’s 14-point lead to seven by the end of the third quarter but ~ and more importantly ~ have won two of the three quarters.
So who is *really* winning right now? 🤔 – 9:21 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Celtics 82, Heat 75 going into fourth. Tatum 28 for Celtics, Adebayo 21 for Heat. – 9:20 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
End of third quarter: Celtics 82, Heat 75. Celtics led by as many as 14 points in the third quarter, but Heat has slowly started to chip away at the deficit. Bam Adebayo with 21 points and eight rebounds. – 9:20 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Jayson Tatum working out something in his left knee after drawing that last foul. – 9:19 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Jayson Tatum with 13 FTAs thru 3 quarter. Solidifying his star status – 9:19 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Haywood Highsmith would be the NBA’s best shooter if he only played against Boston.
Ayo Dosunmu has fallen from that perch in the last couple of games. – 9:19 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Heat are furious with the officiating tonight. – 9:18 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Lowry with some grifting right into a turnover. – 9:18 PM
Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach
Derrick White’s up to 23 points in just 21 minutes. Been really good. – 9:17 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Derrick White has struggled at times this season for sure. But games like tonight remind you he’s also a perfectly capable starter in the league and the Celtics have 3 dudes like that all at point guard lol – 9:16 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
That Victor Oladipo 3 snapped Miami’s streak of 11 missed 3-point attempts.
Then he hits another one
Two in a row! – 9:16 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Victor Oladipo when desperately needed up to 12 points. – 9:16 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
String of Bam buckets vs. Kornet and an Oladipo push pull the Heat within 5. – 9:16 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
The Heat’s offense has not been good, but the Heat’s defense is again forcing turnovers. Celtics already have committed 14 turnovers tonight. – 9:16 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Bam Adebayo showed up
Haywood Highsmith might be right after him so far
He came to play defensively
Lowry-Herro-Dipo are 0 of 12 from deep – 9:12 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Bam with 12 points in the 3rd, we trail 73-66 with 2:23 left in the quarter.
Tune in on TNT 📺 pic.twitter.com/GUGdOR1sdD9:12 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Herro can’t find the range at all. Leaving everything short. – 9:12 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Heat have missed 10 straight 3-pointers after starting the game 6-10. – 9:11 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Four fouls on Jayson Tatum. – 9:09 PM
Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach
Four fouls on Tatum now. He’ll do all he can not to get his 5th so will be interesting to see how the Heat play this. – 9:09 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Outside of the foul trouble, really good Derrick White game so far. – 9:08 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Tatum strangely has no FGA 7 min. into the 3Q. 6 FTA. – 9:08 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Bam Adebayo up to 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field. Rest of Heat has combined for 43 points on 27.7 percent shooting from the field. – 9:08 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Lowry feeding Bam on the short roll out of the timeout
2 quick pull-ups on that roll
That’s the only trusted shot in the offense at the moment – 9:07 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Heat just starting to get Bam going as he faces Kornet. Rob sitting with 19:23 midway through the 3rd. – 9:07 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
JT with the dish, Dwhite with the swish 3️⃣ pic.twitter.com/VUbEZ3cRKr9:04 PM

Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
Celtics get a 24-second violation in 14 seconds in Miami pic.twitter.com/7I2vOSLagq9:03 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Five fouls on Caleb Martin. – 9:02 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Heat have to find an answer soon:
Herro 2 of 11
Lowry 1 of 7
Oladipo 2 of 9
Martin 1 of 5 – 9:01 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
A Miami player stepping out of bounds in the left corner? Feels like I’ve seen that before. – 9:01 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Bam rising 🆙
3rd quarter underway on TNT 📺 pic.twitter.com/WlKnvQsb7D9:00 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Three missed free throws for Tatum tonight. Oddity for a great free throw shooter. – 8:59 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Jayson Tatum is actually taking the iso vs. Bam Adebayo and has had some success the last few times. – 8:58 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
#heat missed 11 straight shots before that Bam floater. – 8:56 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
19-2 Celtics run. – 8:56 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Slam time for Time Lord 🕰 pic.twitter.com/r9u5wvFJAd8:55 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Heat still without a basket since 2:12 was left in second period. – 8:55 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
#Heat haven’t had a chance at reaching the rim during Rob’s minutes. – 8:54 PM
Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach
Miami’s body language stinks right now. The Celtics need to take advantage and just put the game away. – 8:54 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
16-0 Celtics run bridging Q2 and Q3. – 8:54 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Martin might have gotten that charge call, but he started to fall before Tatum even made contact with him. – 8:53 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Celtics currently on a 16-0 run that started in the final minutes of the first half. – 8:53 PM
Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
And now Rob Williams has ben swiped in the eye by Kyle Lowry and the Celtics entire roster is going to be on the injured list before we know it. Rob is staying in the game it appears while they conduct this flagrant review. – 8:51 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Rob Williams got hit in the face. Refs looking at it for a flagrant. Can only hope it’s not corneal abrasions. – 8:50 PM
Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
That’s probably a flagrant on Lowry. – 8:50 PM
Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
Something you don’t see often: Jayson Tatum with game-highs in three different categories (points (21), rebounds (5) and assists (4)) at halftime. – 8:49 PM
Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
Some deep analysis: Miami missed 14 of its last 16 shots of the half, including 11 jumpers and eight 3-point tries.
I think that probably didn’t help their cause. – 8:46 PM
Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach
Herro, Lowry and Oladipo a combined 0 for 11 on 3-pointers in that first half. – 8:44 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Taking away Max Strus, the Heat are shooting 21% from 3 so far
I found one thing they’re consistent at……… – 8:40 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
C’s never trailed by more than 5 despite a 1/5 FG slump over six possessions in the 2nd. Defense on fire with different guys and combinations, holding Miami to 32%. – 8:39 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
I’m guessing the stretch that Tatum sits in the second half will go a long way towards deciding this game. It’ll likely come to start the fourth quarter.
Boston kept it even while Tatum sat for four minutes in the first half. – 8:38 PM
Cameron Tabatabaie @CTabatabaie
Tatum doing the MVP thing again I see – 8:37 PM
Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
Payton Pritchard has played over 30 minutes once this season. He’s already at a game-high 21. – 8:36 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Great stretch to end half:
Tatum-Hauser-Pritchard passing sequence for 3
Stop
Tatum pull up 3
Hauser blocks Martin, Rob turns it over, but blocks Strus. Martin recovers and Hauser steals it.
Tatum sizes up Martin, powers through him and scores, and one.
Tatum-Luke P&R 58-50 – 8:35 PM
Tom Westerholm @Tom_NBA
Jayson Tatum finished the first half like he had a point to prove to Caleb Martin. – 8:35 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Celtics lead 58-50 at the half
Tatum – 21/5/4
White – 13 points
Pritchard – 7/5/4
Grant – 7 points
Celtics – 51.3% FGs
Celtics – 7-18 3Ps
Celtics – 6 TOs
Strus – 13 points
Adebayo – 9 points
Vincent – 7 points
Robinson – 5 points
Heat – 32.7% FGs
Heat – 6-18 3Ps
Heat – 2 TOs – 8:35 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Best way to end the half 😤 pic.twitter.com/6gxHONdBK68:35 PM

Jay King @ByJayKing
Just a great end to the first half for the Celtics to take a 58-50 lead. Jayson Tatum with 21 points so far. Derrick White has 13. – 8:33 PM
Abby Chin @tvabby
Jayson Tatum is not messing around tonight! #Celtics up 58-50 at the break. JT is leading the way with 21 points, 5 boards and 4 assists. #Celtics8:33 PM
Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
Celtics offense has been sloppy as hell, but they’re shooting 20/39 from the field and head to the locker room up 58-50. Jayson Tatum has been completely running the offense most of the night and has made a ton of good reads, plus a few great buckets late in the half for 21 pts. – 8:33 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Heat trail 58-50 at half
Tatum has 21 points due to some of the single coverage stuff, but the blitzing has been just as rough with the lack of back-line size
Shooting is still the major factor – 8:33 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
Jayson Tatum does… Jayson Tatum things in the 1st half against the Heat in Miami.
21 points / 7-12 FG / 5 rebounds / 4 assists in 20 minutes
Pure hooper! #BleedGreen #NBA8:33 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Celtics take the 58-50 lead into halftime despite some wonky lineups. Heat shooting just 33.3% from the field. Jayson Tatum doing it all with 21 points, 5 rebounds & 4 assists. – 8:33 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
Heat trail 58-50 at halftime. Early shots falling masked other issues, including a lack of paint points and issues defending Boston’s second and third actions. Tatum has 21 at the half. – 8:32 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Joe Mazzulla and Al Horford both at half court talking to official Matt Myers after that last foul call on Kornet. pic.twitter.com/PSNJ7EFHJ08:32 PM

John Karalis @John_Karalis
11-0 run to end the quarter for Boston, featuring the best defensive minutes of Sam Hauser’s life – 8:32 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
Jayson Tatum does… Jayson Tatum things in the 1sth half against the Heat in Miami.
21 points / 7-12 FG / 5 rebounds / 4 assists in 20 minutes
Pure hooper! #BleedGreen #NBA8:32 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Halftime: Celtics 58, Heat 50. Jayson Tatum with 21 points for the Celtics. Boston ended the half on an 11-0 run. – 8:32 PM
Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach
After a meh first half on both sides the Celtics create some separation with an 11-0 run over the final 2 minutes. – 8:32 PM
Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
A 11-0 run to end the half and Boston leads 58-50 at the break in Miami. – 8:32 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Celtics 58, Heat 50 at half. Tatum with 21 for Boston. Strus 13 for Heat, who need more than Tyler Herro’s four points on 2 of 9. – 8:32 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
What if Sam Hauser was always just a defensive stopper that we hoped could have the 3 part of 3&D? – 8:31 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
Orlando Robinson checks out after a solid 8-minute stint. Five points, five rebounds and a block. – 8:29 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Great passes lead to great shots💰 pic.twitter.com/ksI1Zw2wsL8:26 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
So many shots are short
Lowry and Herro both having the same thing happen
Aside from Strus, the three point shooting continues – 8:26 PM
Tom Westerholm @Tom_NBA
That looked like a pretty good block by Luke Kornet. – 8:25 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Heat started 6-10 from 3 – they’re 0-6 since. Miami only shooting 34.6% on its 2s tonight. Heat have scored just 2 points in the last 4:16 of play. – 8:25 PM
John Karalis @John_Karalis
Al Horford in street clothes is out there working the ref after that sequence where Pritchard drove with no call, but then Kornet got called for a foul on the other end. – 8:25 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Nice double screen by Kornet to free Hauser, but #Celtics reserves keep missing. – 8:23 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Come for Heat-Celtics, stay for the Luke Kornet vs. Orlando Robinson. – 8:23 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Without Jimmy Butler, Heat not getting much at the rim in the first half. Heat just 2 of 5 at the rim so far. – 8:23 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
I have to imagine Miami will convert Orlando Robinson eventually. Probably when his prorated minimum will be low enough to keep Miami out of the tax. – 8:23 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
First basket since Jan. 3 for Justin Jackson, who had 5 FG all year entering tonight. – 8:21 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Four missed free throws by the Celtics already tonight. – 8:21 PM
Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
With the way the Celtics are moving the ball tonight and now that they’re playing zone with Kornet in there, Mazzulla break the glass on his emergency JD supply and inject some pace into the game. The offense is already a mess so might as well be a beautiful one. – 8:19 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
For the Heat…
Vincent +7
Highsmith +4
Robinson +3
The Heat bench steps up tonight. #HEATCulture8:18 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
This is weird but I’m gonna tweet it anyway… the only reason the Heat are leading right now is because of their 3-point shooting…
6 of 10 on 3s. Nothing complicated. Heat just making the extra pass and the Celtics are defending like they’ve never seen a pass before. – 8:17 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Not the worst, but not the best minutes from Pritchard, Hauser, Jackson, etc. Solid defense, though don’t know why Hauser doubled off Vincent in the corner, and rough offense. – 8:17 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
At the rate that fouls are being called in this one, this game would have lasted four hours if Jimmy Butler was playing. – 8:16 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
And now Heat in bonus with 7:16 left in second period. – 8:15 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
This is about Bam Adebayo and only Bam Adebayo. pic.twitter.com/MHnGFmgbS28:15 PM

Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
Tough night for Derrick White foul trouble for Celtics. – 8:13 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Three fouls on Derrick White.
That’s huge, considering Boston’s depth is an issue at point guard tonight. – 8:13 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
I’m going to come back to it down the line, but that Gabe Vincent step back out of the PnR is a MOVE man lol – 8:12 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Nice start for Derrick White so far with 13 points on 4-7 shooting. Doing a good job getting to the paint. – 8:11 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Lotta Grant here to open Q2 while Tatum sits.
Boston needs ball and player movement in this group vs guys trying to do it off the bounce. – 8:11 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
D White from deep. That was way outside against the Miami zone to open Q2. – 8:09 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
No Jayson Tatum to start the 2nd quarter after he played virtually the entire 1st. Important stretch for the C’s coming up. – 8:08 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Heat lead 32-30 after one
Tatum – 13 points
White – 8 points
Grant – 7 points
Celtics – 47.4% FGs
Celtics – 3-9 3Ps
Celtics – 1 TO
Strus – 13 points
Herro – 4 points
Lowry – 2/2/3
Heat – 40% FGs
Heat – 5-9 3Ps
Heat – 0 TOs – 8:06 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Max with 13 points (3/3 3PM) in Q1 👌 pic.twitter.com/yAWz2i4gLl8:06 PM

Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
For those keeping track, the Heat have won one quarter against the Celtics tonight. – 8:06 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
The Heat had good pace on offense in the 1st quarter. Max Strus stepped up, bringing score from deep. The Heat shot 55.6% behind the arc in the 1st quarter. Good sign. #heatculture #NBA8:06 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
#Heat entered 27th in 3PT efficiency at 33.5%, eighth-highest volume (35.4 per game). Off to a much-needed 5/9 3PT start after struggling to attack mismatches inside early. Rebounding hurt the #Celtics.
32-30 MIA after 1Q. – 8:05 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
End of first quarter Heat 32, Celtics 30. Max Strus with 13 points. Heat shooting 5 of 9 on threes. – 8:05 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
Good: Strus has made all three of his first quarter 3s and the Heat are 5 of 9 from 3 as a group.
Bad: Jayson Tatum has 13 1Q points
Ugly: Both teams totaled 16 fouls in 12 minutes – 8:04 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Everyone enjoying the free throw shooting contest in Miami tonight?
16 total fouls called in the first quarter. So far. – 8:04 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Heat 32, Celtics 30 after one. Strus 13 for Heat. Tatum 13 for Celtics. 21 total free throws for the two teams. – 8:04 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Victor Oladipo and Caleb Martin both with two fouls in the first quarter.
A total of 16 fouls have been called in the period. – 8:03 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Haywood Highsmith for 3 in transition
This is a perfect game for him to play
Continues to give competent minutes – 8:03 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Jayson Tatum up to 13 points on 4-7 shooting already. Celtics gonna need that all night being shorthanded. – 8:02 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Just how we drew it up 👌🏽 pic.twitter.com/ApHaRqAxJ18:01 PM

Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
Tatum has gone from not getting any calls to getting any call he wants nowadays. Credit to him, he learned to lead with his arms out with big swoops to draw cheap fouls on guys who are in legal guarding position but unfortunately for them have limbs. – 8:01 PM
John Karalis @John_Karalis
We’re getting that Tatum/Strus battle that we all expected – 8:01 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Max Strus will never forgive Boston for cutting him and I respect it. – 8:00 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Haywood Highsmith about to make an appearance. – 8:00 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Max Strus already with 11 points with the help of 3-of-3 shooting from three-point range. – 8:00 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Looks like Tatum will go all of Q1. He’ll probably sit to start Q2. Where Boston goes for offense when Tatum rests is going to be really interesting to watch. – 8:00 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Max Strus finding his shot right now
Back to back threes
That’ll be useful – 7:59 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Max Strus finally feeling it. He’s 3 of 3 on 3s. – 7:59 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Kyle right to the rack with the fancy finish 🤌 pic.twitter.com/vv8FEgBB5B7:57 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
This lineup without Bam or Herro is all on Dipo’s creation on the perimeter
But the potential run will need to start in two areas:
Defensively finding a base, and Bam finding his shot
Fully go to Bam when he re-enters – 7:55 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Really good defense on Oladipo by Hauser. Dipo was not expecting Hauser to be on the baseline turnaround like that. – 7:55 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
If the #Celtics wanted to get the #Heat out of their offense attacking mismatches, they’ve done a good job. Wrote about that after the first C’s-Nets game in DEC: clnsmedia.com/kevin-durant-c…7:55 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
“MVP” chants for Jayson Tatum in Miami. The Celtics fans are all over the Miami-Dade Arena. #NBA7:55 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
nice defense from Sam Hauser there with Oladipo trying to go right at him. still too many fouls tho – 7:54 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
It’s so pivotal for the Heat to see Victor Oladipo making plays for himself offensively. His presence gives a different dimension, taking pressure off of Herro, Adebayo and Lowry. #HEATCulture7:54 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
The usual Celtics crowd here, including an “MVP” chant for Jayson Tatum. – 7:54 PM
Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
Mazzulla is countering the Heat playing 4 guards by playing all wings and bigs. Justin Jackson checks in during the first quarter for the 1st time as a Celtic. This is just the second time he’s even played in the first half this year. – 7:54 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Justin Jackson is at the scorer’s table to check in.
Real opportunity for Jackson to play tonight with the Celtics down so many guys. – 7:53 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Justin Jackson checking into the game. tonight’s gonna get real weird – 7:52 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Justin Jackson is checking in for his second significant minutes of the year. First came a few weeks ago at Charlotte. – 7:52 PM
Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach
Justin Jackson’s about to come in for some first-quarter minutes. – 7:52 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Herro is struggling to attack Pritchard. – 7:51 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Two fouls on Sam Hauser.
Celtics have fouled the Heat four times on one possession over about a 25-second period of gametime.
Good time! – 7:51 PM
John Karalis @John_Karalis
two rapid fire fouls from Sam Hauser and Miami is getting bonus free throws. Rough start to Hauser’s night – 7:51 PM
Jay King @ByJayKing
Blake Griffin guarding Victor Oladipo is weird and fun. – 7:51 PM
Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach
Celtics just committed 4 fouls in 27 seconds. – 7:51 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Orlando Robinson could be a problem for Boston. He gets all over the glass if you don’t keep a body on him. – 7:50 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Sam Hauser getting Q1 minutes for the shorthanded Celtics. He’s in for Derrick White. – 7:49 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Sam Hauser checking in. Talked to him recently about battling his first #NBA slump: clnsmedia.com/sam-hauser-tal…7:49 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Oladipo is at the 4 right now – 7:48 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Right through the contact 💪🏽 pic.twitter.com/m9TAWII3Q77:48 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
First sub of the night for Boston is Blake Griffin coming on for Rob Williams. – 7:47 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
fist Celtic off the bench will be Blake Griffin tonight, who comes in for Rob Williams. – 7:47 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Blake Griffin checking in for Robert Williams alongside Grant, Pritchard, White, Tatum. – 7:47 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
OK start for the Heat. Caleb Martin and Max Strus opened up by knocking down their first 3s, which bodes well. But the Celtics are 6 of 10 on 2-pointers, mostly in the paint. Miami needs to lock it down on defense. – 7:46 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Grant Williams definitely tried the Luke Kornet contest a few possessions ago on a Victor Oladipo three-point attempt. – 7:46 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Credit to Strus for constantly getting two feet in the paint whenever Butler is out
Doing it again so far
Herro rising over the top of Pritchard is an important matchup
Just gotta get back to the principles defensively – 7:45 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Max cashing in early 💰
We’re tied up and underway on TNT 📺 pic.twitter.com/gZeAN0yQsL7:43 PM

Boston Celtics @celtics
Slipping’ through with the back🚪 pic.twitter.com/2VtHvvyGHp7:43 PM

John Karalis @John_Karalis
Derrick White seemed to tweak his right ankle on a drive. He’s shaken it off, but something to keep in mind for halftime or Thursday’s game – 7:43 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Derrick White is hurt. Looked like he rolled an ankle. – 7:43 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
White grimacing a little coming up the floor after taking a hard fall on that floater attempt. Steps into another going baseline and makes it. 13-10 BOS. – 7:42 PM
Jay King @ByJayKing
All three of Tatum’s buckets so far have been easy ones after he got the Herro switch. – 7:42 PM
Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
Derrick White just tweaked his ankle on that transition layup and is hobbling a bit running down the floor. Got the ball and hit a floater anyway. – 7:42 PM
Abby Chin @tvabby
8-0 Run by the #Heat to take an early lead stopped by the Jayson Tatum drive AND 1 on Tyler Herro. #Celtics7:42 PM
Chris Forsberg @ChrisForsberg_
Another night, another Derrick White highlight block. pic.twitter.com/hxAuMA1mII7:41 PM

Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Caleb Martin made his first three-point attempt of the game and then spread his arms out as if to say, “It’s about time.” That shows you what type of three-point shooting year it has been for the Heat. – 7:41 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Strus and Martin each knock down an early triple
Heat allowing one-on-one play for Tatum
Interesting
He’s getting the right switches
Let’s see what they do about that – 7:41 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
After Strus and Martin make their first 3-pointers, each throws arms to air as in “finally.” – 7:41 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
Derrick White’s defensive effort is relentless #BleedGreen7:41 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Derrick White with his nightly block per game at the rim. – 7:40 PM
Jay King @ByJayKing
That block on Tyler Herro was Payton Pritchard’s second of the season. – 7:38 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Great stop by Pritchard guarding Herro then a smooth find by White finding Tatum cutting. – 7:37 PM
Chris Forsberg @ChrisForsberg_
Celtics undefeated this season in the city jerseys. Will also wear them Saturday vs. Lakers.
The numbers …
⚪️ Home white: 12-2
🟢 Road green: 11-5
⚫️ Black statement: 8-6
🏙 City edition: 4-0 – 7:34 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Jump ball violation to open the game. Celtics decide not to challenge. – 7:34 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Another chapter in this rivalry ahead. pic.twitter.com/VrfdHj4SB77:32 PM

Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Vic had to make sure we saw the kicks 👟 pic.twitter.com/gakgq7hKkT7:20 PM

Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Derrick White told me he felt fine waking up today after dealing with some neck discomfort yesterday’s game.
Also been meaning to ask him for a while about his dad’s prolific tweeting: “He’s always been a numbers guy.” pic.twitter.com/VST0dbSpTp7:17 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Celtics starters tonight:
Robert Williams
Grant Williams
Jayson Tatum
Derrick White
Payton Pritchard
Heat starters:
Bam Adebayo
Caleb Martin
Max Strus
Tyler Herro
Kyle Lowry – 7:14 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Late scratch for Jimmy Butler (back). – 7:14 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Rare sight in Miami — J.D. Davison warming up. Wouldn’t be surprised if he played tonight. Asked Joe Mazzulla how he, Mfiondu can help: “JD has an ability to bring the same ball pressure, physicality and pick-and-roll defense. I’ve noticed that a lot in his games.” pic.twitter.com/rSjsPbHr9q7:14 PM

Boston Celtics @celtics
Starting five tonight 🖐
@DraftKings pic.twitter.com/RDxQZ3sATQ7:13 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
With tonight’s start, Kyle Lowry ties Chris Webber for 94th on the NBA all-time list. With tonight’s appearance, Bam Adebayo ties Eddie Jones for 11th on the Heat all-time regular-season games list. – 7:08 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Reminder: TNT game tonight for Celtics-Heat. Should tip pretty close to the 7:30 PM ET listed time! – 7:03 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
As expected, Max Strus starts in place of Jimmy Butler. Heat’s other starters are Bam Adebayo, Caleb Martin, Tyler Herro and Kyle Lowry. – 7:01 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Heat starting Lowry, Herro, Strus, Martin and Adebayo. Strus starting in place of the injured Butler. – 7:01 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
Keys to the Heat beating the short-handed Celtics tonight:
Tyler Herro over 25.5 PTS+ASTs
For the Cs to pull off the upset…
Jayson Tatum over 32.5 points
Derrick White over 5 assists
@PrizePicks use promo code LOCKEDON to receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100 – 7:00 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
#BOSvsMIA INJURY UPDATE: Jimmy Butler (lower back tightness) has been ruled out of tonight’s game vs the Celtics. – 6:53 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
No Jimmy Butler for the Heat against the Celtics tonight due to lower back tightness. Which means more responsibilities for Caleb Martin. He has to make a step up. #HEATCulture6:48 PM
Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
If you haven’t heard yet, Jimmy Butler is out tonight with lower back tightness. – 6:46 PM
Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
Marcus Smart asked for a timetable on returning from what he said was an ankle bone bruise: “None. I’m hoping for a week or two, but who knows? I (don’t) want to go out there and rush back and then we’re in the same predicament a couple months from now, a couple days from now.” – 6:42 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Jimmy Butler out tonight because of back issue. And Celtics will be without three starters and a key reserve.
Heat-Celtics tips off in less than an hour miamiherald.com/sports/nba/mia…6:37 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Back issue sidelines Heat’s Jimmy Butler; Celtics without Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart, Al Horford for matchup. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h…6:33 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Back in the house he and the #Celtics reached the Finals in… pic.twitter.com/h8u9ina6Cz6:24 PM

Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach
Joe Mazzulla just walked past Marcus Smart in the locker room, did a full somersault in front of him, turned and said ‘you can’t do that.” Then walked out. – 6:24 PM
Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach
Joe Mazzulla just walked last Marcus Smart in the locker room, did a full somersault in front of him, then turned around and said “you can’t do that.”
That’s all from here thanks for tuning in. – 6:23 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
In just over one hour:
NBA Rivalry Week!
Pritchard! Vincent! Hauser! Highsmith!
Celtics! Heat! NBA Rivalry Week on TNT is next! – 6:20 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Jimmy Butler will not play tonight vs. Celtics because of lower back tightness. – 6:19 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Jimmy Butler is OUT tonight for the Heat vs Celtics. He’s got lower back tightness. – 6:18 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Jimmy Butler is out tonight for Miami against Boston due to the lower back tightness. – 6:18 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Jimmy Butler is out tonight due to lower back tightness – 6:18 PM
Tas Melas @TasMelas
Are you ready for NBA Rivalry Week? Yes, that’s a thing! Watch with us tonight, starting w/ Celtics-Heat, 7:30ET.
1. The room: playback.tv/nodunks
2. Sign up for a FREE @WatchPlayback account
3. Login with your media provider: YouTube TV, DIRECTV, Hulu, NBA League Pass, etc – 6:17 PM
Kurt Helin @basketballtalk
Jayson Tatum admits he may need offseason wrist surgery, is playing through it nba.nbcsports.com/2023/01/24/jay…6:04 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Joe Mazzulla says Jaylen Brown felt a little more sore today with the adductor tightness because of the heavy minutes from the past few games, which is why he’s out tonight. – 6:01 PM
Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
Q: Is Marcus Smart still day to day?
Joe Mazzulla: “Yes, just not today.” – 6:01 PM
Souichi Terada @SouichiTerada
Joe Mazzulla says Marcus Smart is still day-to-day, but “just not today.” – 6:01 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Awaiting Joe Mazzulla in Miami. pic.twitter.com/2sZCpZuTo45:57 PM

Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Jimmy Butler seeing double, as Heat faced with new challenge to solve. The adjustments the Heat has already made for the next time it sees this defensive coverage miamiherald.com/sports/nba/mia… Also, Celtics to take on the Heat tonight without three starters and a key reserve – 5:45 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
From earlier — Point/counterpoint finds Heat in a numbers game with Butler, Adebayo. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h…5:39 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
From earlier– Celtics without Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart, Al Horford vs. Heat. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h…5:39 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
From earlier — ASK IRA: Have NBA doors now opened for Heat, others on market at power forward? sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h…5:39 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Derrick White says we need to take better care of the ball tonight against the Heat. pic.twitter.com/5DYoTSFb0y5:30 PM

Jason Jackson @TheJaxShow
#shoplocal
🍀&🔥
Coverage via the @Miami Heat #AudioExperience begins at 7p.
🚗: @560WQAM & @Sirius XM NBA
📱: @Audacy @SIRIUSXM @NBA & @Miami Heat apps
🎨: @SStrom_ pic.twitter.com/mbTOTV90x25:29 PM

Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
#HEATTwitter loves giving nicknames, but would they be the same in the ’90s? 🤔 #HEAT35 pic.twitter.com/0mu6KSqaQn5:14 PM

Sirius XM NBA @SiriusXMNBA
Longtime NBA Coach P.J. Carlesimo explains why the #Celtics are his favorite to win the title #BleedGreen
@Rick Kamla | @adaniels33 pic.twitter.com/uxhrwrnKse5:00 PM

Justin Kubatko @jkubatko
📅 On this day in 2021, the @Boston Celtics Jaylen Brown scored 33 points despite playing only 19 minutes in a 141-103 rout of the Cavaliers.
No player in the NBA’s shot-clock era has scored more points in a game while playing fewer than 20 minutes.
More: open.substack.com/pub/statitudes…4:01 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Some good perspective on Sam Hauser’s slump from Hauser, Paolo Banchero and his old teammate Trey Murphy III @CelticsCLNSclnsmedia.com/sam-hauser-tal…3:32 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
Longest active streak of 20-point games:
29 – LeBron James
[gap]
19 – Jayson Tatum
16 – Lauri Markkanen pic.twitter.com/W0a068E8a62:58 PM

StatMuse @statmuse
Most points scored this season, excluding threes and free throws:
796 – Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
768 – DeMar DeRozan
736 – Bam Adebayo
726 – Giannis Antetokounmpo pic.twitter.com/GpyMKyTZZa2:38 PM

Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
As @Wes Goldberg pointed out to a few of us today at shootaround this morning, the Celtics are a perfect 7-0 this season on the second night of a back-to-back.
Celtics, without three regular starters, will look to continue that streak tonight in Miami. – 2:06 PM
Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
After he mentioned wondering if he could’ve done something to avoid getting hurt, I asked Kevin Durant if he thought he could’ve avoided being involved in Jimmy Butler falling into him. As usual, he had an interesting answer: pic.twitter.com/5NYTQo9NPX1:59 PM

Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
If nothing else, tonight’s game will be a good litmus test for Celtics deep bench depth against a possible playoff opponent ahead of trade deadline. – 1:49 PM
Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
I know we’re all joking about certain scenarios of Celtics players going off
But the most likely scenario is them just shooting an insane % from 3
Similar to Dallas game with way they dealt with Luka – 1:47 PM
Zach Lowe @ZachLowe_NBA
Lowe Post podcast: @Bobby Marks + I break down the Rui Hachimura trade, + examine the larger landscape as the deadline approaches: Clips, Bulls, Heat, Raps, LAL, POR, more. Plus 12-man All-Star roster dilemmas:
Apple: apple.co/3DfJWUf
Spotify: spoti.fi/3HqZerS1:46 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Jimmy Butler seeing double as Heat faced with new challenge to solve. The adjustments the Heat has already made for the next time it sees this defensive coverage miamiherald.com/sports/nba/mia… Also, Celtics to take on the Heat tonight without three starters and a key reserve – 1:44 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
NEW @CLNSMedia – I caught up with Sam Hauser and his old #Virginia teammate Trey Murphy III before Hauser broke out of his slump vs. the #Magic.
Hauser gets another chance to prove he’s back in the rotation for good at Miami tonight as the deadline looms
clnsmedia.com/sam-hauser-tal…1:38 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
NEW @CLNSMedia – I caught up with Sam Hauser and his old #Virginia teammate Trey Murphy III before Hauser broke out of his slump vs. the #Magic.
Hauser gets another chance to prove he’s back in the rotation for good at Miami tonight as the deadline looms
clnsmedia.com/sam-hauser-rew…1:37 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Celtics without Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart, Al Horford for tonight’s game against against Heat. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h… Boston plays it cautious on second night of back-to-back, after Monday night loss in Orlando. – 1:34 PM
Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
Celtics depth chart vs. Heat
Guards: Tatum (he’s a guard tonight), White, Pritchard, Davison
Forwards: G. Williams, Hauser, Griffin, Jackson
Bigs: R. Williams, Kornet, Kabengele
OUT: Brown, Smart, Horford, Brogdon, Gallinari – 1:34 PM
Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Fresh kicks for the Classic days 👟
(TikTok // @Miami Heat) pic.twitter.com/61c922unsI1:33 PM

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