Netease Sports reported on September 26:
On September 26, Beijing time, the Eastern Conference finals continued. Celtics star Jason Tatum played 43 minutes, 8 of 22 shots, 3 of 10 three-pointers, 12 of 14 free throws, 31 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists. Tatum scored 17 points alone in the third quarter, leading his team to complete the turnaround. In the end, the Celtics beat the Heat 121-108.
As soon as the game came up, the Celtics fell into an offensive drought, and the Heat took the opportunity to make a 17-5 attack wave. In the middle of the first quarter, Tatum chased
In the second quarter of the game, Tatum came up to break through the horseback archery throwing a hit. But then Tatum made an easy layup inside but also failed to make progress. Fortunately, teammate Tatum made a strong rebound and caused a foul. In the second half of the second quarter, Tatum finally awakened. He first completed the steal, and then counterattacked to complete a dragon layup. A minute later, Tatum forced a three-pointer against the defensive player. In the last 17 seconds of the half, Tatum was fouled by Claude and received his third foul. After halftime, Tatum scored 10 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists.
In the second half of the game, the Celtics blossomed more and achieved a score reversal. As Tatum made a foul and made 2 free throws, the Celtics went ahead by 4 points. With 5 minutes and 42 seconds left in the third quarter, Tatum hit a three-pointer on the wing and directly stopped the Heat.
Tatum who entered the state was completely mad. With 3 minutes and 09 seconds left in the quarter, Tatum faced Iguodala's defense and made a two-point strong shot. At 2 minutes and 14 seconds, Tatum caught the ball from the wing and made another three-pointer. Next, Tatum made consecutive fouls and made 4 free throws. At 1 minute and 06 seconds, Tatum counterattacked quickly, and Europe made a layup easily after passing the defensive player. In the third quarter, Tatum scored 17 points alone.
In the last quarter of the game, Tatum lost two three-pointers in a row, and then he no longer attacked the head, but sent a wonderful pass, assisting partner Brown soared to the corner three-pointer. The Celtics also suppressed the momentum of the Heat's counterattack. In the last 3 minutes and 24 seconds of the game, Smart steals and assists Tatum quickly, and Tatum hits a counterattack with a penalty. This three-pointer is basically the final conclusion of the game. In the end, the Celtics beat the Heat 121-108.