The Boston Celtics outscored the Miami Warmth 70-50 within the 2d half of to protect alive within the Jap Convention finals.
The Celtics rallied from 58-51 down to agree with interaction 121-108 however the Warmth, bidding to succeed of their first NBA Finals since 2014, lead the categorical-of-seven sequence 3-2 with game six on Monday (00: 30 BST).
Jayson Tatum scored 17 of his game-excessive 31 factors within the third quarter while Jaylen Brown added 28 factors.
“We knew we had to play better. We had been combating for our life,” stated Tatum.
“It modified into going to retract a collective effort within the 2d half of, and that’s what we did.”
“Our deal modified into to come out and play, come out and compete, give it our ideal shot,” added Celtics coach Brad Stevens.
“We performed quite mighty within the 2d half of. We’re going to need to enact it over and over this skill that of the residing we’re in.”