HEAT SEIZE 2-0 SERIES LEAD OVER CELTICS WITH SECOND- HALF SURGE
Goran Dragic scored a game-high 25 points, Bam Adebayo had 15 of his 21 during a furious third-quarter comeback and the Miami Heat rallied from 17 points down early to beat the Boston Celtics 106-101 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals Thursday night near Orlando.
Adebayo, the hero of Game 1 with his critical block in overtime, also added 10 rebounds as the Heat improved to 2-0 in the best-of-seven series and 10-1 in the playoffs.
Six Miami players scored in double figures, Duncan Robinson adding 18 and Jimmy Butler 14.
Kemba Walker emerged from a slump with 23 points to lead the Celtics, and Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown scored 21 apiece.
Game 3 will take place Saturday night.