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Adebayo's OT block helps Heat take edge in Eastern Conference final against Celtics

7 days ago   |   By CBC

Bam Adebayo blocked Jayson Tatum's dunk attempt in the final seconds and the Miami Heat rallied time and again to beat the Boston Celtics 117-114 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night.
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Jimmy Butler comes through in clutch as Heat takes Game 1 vs. Celtics in overtime

Jimmy Butler comes through in clutch as Heat takes Game 1 vs. Celtics in overtime

7 days ago   |   By USA Today

Jimmy Butler came up with a number of clutch plays down the stretch as the Heat beat the Celtics in OT in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.
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Islanders force Game 6 with thrilling double OT win over Lightning

Islanders force Game 6 with thrilling double OT win over Lightning

7 days ago   |   By New York Post

The Islanders aren't packing up their things in Edmonton just yet. Barely hanging on to a 1-1 tie from the first period on, the Isles kept their season alive behind a goal from Jordan Eberle in double overtime to defeat the Lightning 2-1 Tuesday night at Rogers Place and force a Game 6 on Thursday...
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Bam's block for the ages seals Heat's Game 1 win

Bam's block for the ages seals Heat's Game 1 win

7 days ago   |   By ESPN

Bam Adebayo made a memorable block at the end of Tuesday's game against the Celtics, preserving a 117-114 overtime win.
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Two nasty, phenomenal plays pushed the Heat to this win

8 days ago   |   By ESPN

Miami's two clutch plays - Jimmy Butler's shot and Bam Adebayo's block - are exactly why they're here.
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Heat-Celtics Game 1 Takeaways: Adebayo and Butler come up clutch

Heat-Celtics Game 1 Takeaways: Adebayo and Butler come up clutch

8 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

Jimmy Butler made a miraculous go-ahead floater while drawing a foul on Jayson Tatum with 12 seconds to play and Bam Adebayo came up with what proved to be a game-saving block on a Tatum dunk attempt with 3.7 seconds left as the Miami Heat defeated the Boston Celtics 117-114 in overtime Tuesday night.
A fabulous, tightly-contested game for all 53 minutes that saw the lead change 13 times and the game draw even four times, the dramatic finish to the contest proved to be but a microcosm of the excellent play seen all game long. Hopefully it's a prelude of what appears will be an...
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Bam Adebayo's block propels Heat to Game 1 win over Celtics

Bam Adebayo's block propels Heat to Game 1 win over Celtics

8 days ago   |   By New York Post

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Jayson Tatum thought he had a dunk to tie the game. Bam Adebayo had other ideas - and in the biggest moment of his young NBA career, Miami's All-Star big man more than rose to the occasion. Jimmy Butler's three-point play with 12 seconds left put Miami ahead for good,...
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Bam Adebayo lifts Heat to Game 1 win over the Celtics with block for the ages

8 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost

Bam Adebayo's big block on Jayson Tatum in the waning seconds of overtime sealed the Miami Heat's comeback overtime win over the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.
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Bam Adebayo is the last and greatest hero of Game 1

8 days ago   |   By FanSided

In a furious back-and-forth game full of clutch performances, Bam Adebayo made himself the hero with an epic defensive play to save Game 1. Working on a game story is a weird, unsettling task. The job is to braid together the most meaningful threads of a basketball game into a single narrative retelling. But the...
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Heat's Bam Adebayo: Block on Celtics' Jayson Tatum Is Best Play I've Ever Made

8 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Miami Heat big man Bam Adebayo was a highly regarded high school prospect, an All-SEC performer at Kentucky and an All-Star in the NBA this season, but he said he has never ...
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Bam Adebayo's clutch block helps Heat edge Celtics in Game 1

Bam Adebayo's clutch block helps Heat edge Celtics in Game 1

8 days ago   |   By UPI

All-Star big man Bam Adebayo stuffed Jayson Tatum at the rim with seconds left in overtime to help the Miami Heat top the Boston Celtics 117-114 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night.
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Jimmy Butler: Bam Adebayo Block on Jayson Tatum Best Defensive Playoff Play Ever

8 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Bam Adebayo's game-saving block on a Jayson Tatum dunk attempt in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals both looked spectacular in the moment and requires multiple viewings to truly understand how absurd it was...
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Heat's Bam Adebayo seals Game 1 win with huge block

8 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

Jimmy Butler made a big shot and hit a free throw to put Miami up 116-114 with 12 seconds left in overtime. Boston's Jayson Tatum tried to tie the game but was denied by Adebayo.
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Heat rise to occasion, beat Celtics in Game 1

8 days ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

Asked early in the season about being on a one-star Heat team, Jimmy Butler flipped the question.
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Heat outlast Celtics in OT to take Game 1

8 days ago   |   By TheScore

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Jimmy Butler thought he won the game for Miami with a 3-pointer late in regulation. He put the Heat ahead again in overtime - and then Bam Adebayo finished it off with the biggest block of his career. Butler's three-point play with 12 seconds left put Miami up for good, Adebayo blocked Jayson Tatum's dunk attempt in the final seconds and the Heat rallied time and again to beat the Boston Celtics 117-114 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night. Kemba Walker's basket with 23.2 seconds left in overtime put Boston up by one, before Butler muscled his...
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Celtics Wrap: Heat Take Thrilling Game 1 In OT Thanks To Adebayo Block

Celtics Wrap: Heat Take Thrilling Game 1 In OT Thanks To Adebayo Block

8 days ago   |   By NESN

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This is going to be one heck of a series, if Game 1 is any indicator.
It took overtime, and one heck of a block from Bam Adebayo, but the Miami Heat managed to steal a 1-0 series advantage Tuesday with their 117-114 win over the Boston Celtics.
The Celtics led by as many as 13 points in the fourth quarter, and their first-quarter defense was suffocating. But some brutal offensive sequences down the stretch allowed the Heat, who hung around all game, to take this one.
Goran Dragic led Miami with a game-high 29 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Jae Crowder dropped 22 points...
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Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo Lift Heat to Thrilling Game 1 OT Win over Celtics

8 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Jimmy Butler may wake up before 4 a.m. every morning, but he thrives late. Miami's leading man added more clutch moments to his resume on Tuesday, hitting a driving layup and ...
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Sign In The Boston Celtics once again have their work cut out for themselves after a 112-109 loss to the Miami Heat in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday. The... Read more ...

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