5/28/12 - Celtics 79, Heat 93
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Despite Garnett's Big Night, Celtics Fall in Miami

The Celtics rode an emotional high into Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, but that was not enough as they fell 93-79 to the Heat Monday night in Miami. Kevin Garnett delivered 23 points but could not overcome 54 combined points from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.

Rajon Rondo scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the C's while James finished with game highs of 32 points and 13 rebounds for Miami.