On Thursday night, the Boston Celtics bounced back in a major way as they cruised to a superior 127-102 win over the Miami Heat in game 2 of the finals of the Eastern Conference.
The Celtics have won home-court and tied the series,1-1 game 3 will be played on Saturday night in Boston.
When they jumped out to a double-digit lead, the Heat was at the dominant position which later turned out to be the cause of high-point for them at night but with the continued struggle of the Celtics, they succeeded to take the game 17-0 and had the double-digit lead by the end of the first quarter.
Celtics pulled away in the second round and succeeded to score 25-point into the break after which there was no doubt about their sure win.
Marcus Smart who was out of game 1 to put up 24 points, nine rebounds, and 12 assists returned to the game.
The Celtics went 20 of 40 from 3-point lands with surprisingly great shooting performance.
Jimmy Butler tried his level to lead the Heat with 29 points and six rebounds but could not succeed to get much help.
The Heat also met with an unfortunate incident by losing PJ Tucker to knee contusion and his status of moving forward is also not yet clear.