Miami HEAT 108- Celtics 112 Recap
After a hard-fought game, the HEAT fell to the Boston Celtics on Sunday night, March 26.
Official Box Score : Scroll down, underneath play-by-play is the box score!
Whiteside now has over 50 double-doubles in the season. On Sunday night, he logged his 15th double-double game in a row. He accumulated 19 points, 15 rebounds and 2 assists with 13 stitches in his hand and coming off a minor sprained ankle he acquired in Thursday’s game against the Raptors. The 27-year-old was able to play on both sides of the ball with a fierceness that helped the HEAT keep up with the Celtics. With 11.5 seconds left in the game, he landed two free throws to get the HEAT two points closer to the Celtics at 110-108.
In his post game interview, “I try to give it everything I can, and do everything I can possibly do to help the team.”
The Brothers Johnson
Tyler Johnson and James Johnson completed the game with a combined 44 points. In the first half, T. Johnson led the HEAT with 12 points, while J. Johnson kicked it up a notch on the defense. To help the HEAT along, he finished the game with 20 points, six assists and five rebounds, while T. Johnson had a team high of 24 points, four rebounds and two assists for the night.
Did you know, ‘The Brothers Johnson’ have their own shirt? Show your support for these incredible athletes.
Other Game Takeaways
- Willie Reed proved to be a great help to the HEAT in this game. Helping to give Whiteside time to rest, Reed was able to accumulated seven points and six rebounds in his 17 minutes of play in Boston.
- Josh Richardson had a total of nine points, with 5 assists, two steals and 36 minutes of play.
- Dion Waiters is out with a sprained left ankle; there is no timetable for his return at the moment.
- Josh McRoberts out with a left foot stress fracture.
- Justise Winslow is out for surgery on his right shoulder.
Coming Up Next
- The HEAT is flying out for Detroit for a Tuesday game against the Pistons. The game will be played Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
- Ways to watch and follow along,
- @MiamiHEAT on Twitter
- SUN on TV
- Next home games will be Friday, March 31 at 8 p.m. and Sunday April 2 at 6 p.m.
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