2013-14 Season vs Boston

Celtics vs HEAT
Celtics vs HEAT
Jan. 21, 2013
WIN: 86-93
LeBron James finished with a game-high 29 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Ray Allen hit a jumpshot with 1:52 left to put the HEAT ahead for good as they finished strong to avoid another upset at the hands of the Celtics. The HEAT played for the third straight game without Wade, who sat for maintenance reasons. Without him, the HEAT needed every bit from James and center Chris Bosh, who finished with 16 points and six rebounds. They combined to go 17-for-29 from the field, helping offset an off night from the supporting cast. Only forward/center Chris Andersen (13 points) was able to contribute consistently on offense.


Celtics vs HEAT
Celtics vs HEAT
Nov. 9, 2013
LOSS: 111-110
James led Miami with 25 points and 10 assists. Chris Bosh had 20 points and Wade finished with 18. Chalmers, Andersen, and Beasley all scored 10 points each. Jeff Green found the only possible spot in the littlest possible time to stun the Miami HEAT. Green hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Boston Celtics to a 111-110 victory.

2012-13 Season vs Boston


Celtics vs HEAT
Apr. 12, 2013
WIN: 101-109
The HEAT bench combined for 52 points to help offset a below average game from Wade in his return from injury. Wade was playing for the first time in six games, sitting because of a sore knee. James and Bosh were also back after missing Wednesday's game at Washington. James led the way with 20 points, nine assists and six rebounds while Bosh finished with 17 points and seven rebounds. Wade scored just 11 points on 4 of 12 shooting in 34 minutes. The Heat were able to make up for Wade's lack of production with strong performances from Rashard Lewis and Ray Allen off the bench. They combined for 36 points, making 6 of 9 from 3-point range.



HEAT @ Celtics
Mar. 18, 2013
WIN: 105-103
LeBron James had 37 points and 12 assists, as the Miami HEAT overcame 43 points from Jeff Green to defeat the Boston Celtics for their 23rd consecutive win. The visitors trailed by as many as 17 points in the first half against a shorthanded Celtics squad that was playing without Kevin Garnett (flu). The HEAT fought back however, spoiling Green's career night with a game-winning jumper from James with ten seconds remaining. Boston came up empty in their final possession, allowing Miami to escape with the hard fought win.



HEAT @ Celtics
Jan 27, 2013
LOSS: 98-100
The HEAT fell to the Cletics in double-overtime on Sunday at the TD Garden. This game was the first in Boston for Ray Allen since he left the Celtics after five seasons and signed as a free agent with Miami. He scored 21 points. Chris Bosh had a strong game on both ends of the floor, hitting 7-for-12 shots to finish with 16 points, while grabbing 16 rebounds. James had 34 points and 16 rebounds for the HEAT, whose winning streak stopped at four. The HEAT also could have won in the first overtime, but Dwyane Wade, who had 17 points, also missed a long jumper as the buzzer sounded. They had led 93-89 after consecutive baskets by James, but Garnett hit a layup with 1:45 remaining and a shot from the right baseline with 1:14 to go.



Celtics vs HEAT
October 30, 2012
WIN: 107-120
The Miami HEAT started the defense of their NBA title with a 120-107 victory against the Boston Celtics Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena. On the night the HEAT received their championship rings, guard Dwyane Wade led all scorers with 29 points while LeBron James added 26 points and 10 rebounds. James spent the final eight minutes in the locker room because of cramps. The HEAT led by as many as 19, but the lead was trimmed to four with James on the bench. Ray Allen scored 19 points and Chris Bosh scored the HEAT's final seven points to close things out.

2011-12 Playoffs: Eastern Conference Finals vs Boston


Celtics vs HEAT
June 9, 2012
WIN: 101-88
The Miami HEAT move onto the NBA Finals for the second straight year after defeating the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Celtics came out and built an 11-point lead, 49-38, with 3:12 remaining in the first half before taking a 53-46 lead into halftime. The HEAT erased the halftime deficit and tied the game at 73 going into the final quarter. From 8:06 remaining in the third quarter until the 7:34 mark in the final quarter, no team had a lead of more than two points. The HEAT then went on an 18-6 run over the final 7:34 to earn the victory. James had 31 points and 12 rebounds, his fifth 30-point, 10-rebound game this series as Dwyane Wade finished with 23 points, 14 coming in the second half, and Chris Bosh poured in 19 points of his own.



HEAT @ Celtics
June 7, 2012
WIN: 98-79
LeBron James nearly matched his playoff career high with 45 points. With the victory, Miami has forced a winner-take-all Game 7 back in Miami with a trip to the NBA Finals on the line. The reigning league MVP made sure of there would be a Game 7, playing at another level against Boston by scoring 30 of his 45 points in the first half on an array of tough baskets from all over the floor. The sensational start helped Miami sprint out to an early double-digit lead and they never looked back from there. James also grabbed a game-high 15 rebounds.



Celtics vs HEAT
June 5, 2012
LOSS: 94-90
The Boston Celtics defeated the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals and now lead the series 3-2. The HEAT, which led most of the opening three quarters, were led by LeBron James' 30 points. Dwyane Wade had 27 points, but the HEAT had no other players in double-figures. Chris Bosh returned after missing the last nine postseason games due to a strained abdominal muscle. He played just 14 minutes, scoring nine points and grabbing seven rebounds and did not play at all in the fourth quarter.



HEAT @ Celtics
June 3, 2012
LOSS: 93-91
Dwyane Wade missed an open 3-pointer as time expired, allowing the Boston Celtics to escape with an overtime win over the Miami HEAT in Game 4. Paul Pierce had a team-high 23 points for the hosts, who led by as many as 18 points in the first half and had put up 61 points by halftime. The HEAT fought back to tie the game behind the outstanding play of LeBron James (29 points) early in the fourth quarter, before sending the game into overtime. Both James and Pierce fouled out in overtime, as Boston's defense tightened up late limiting Miami to just two points over the five minute extra session to hold on for the victory.


HEAT @ Celtics
June 1, 2012
LOSS: 101-91
A high scoring first quarter saw the Celtics come out with a 30-28 lead, and used a 15-0 run during the end of the first quarter and the beginning of the second quarter. LeBron James led the HEAT with 20 first half points, while Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett had 15 and 12 points respectively for the Celtics. The Celtics then built their lead to as many as 22 points in the third quarter and took an 85-63 lead into the final quarter. The HEAT went on a 19-6 run to start the quarter and got as close as eight points, but were unable to get any closer. James finished with 34 points and eight rebounds.



Celtics vs HEAT
May 30, 2012
WIN: 115-111
The Miami HEAT defeated the Boston Celtics 115-111 in overtime in Game 2 holding a 2-0 lead. LeBron James led the with 34 points and 10 rebounds. The HEAT rallied from a 15-point, first-half deficit behind a strong third quarter. The Celtics then sent the game into overtime with a 3-pointer from guard Ray Allen with 34.3 seconds that tied it at 99. The HEAT then closed things out behind Wade and James. James had a put-back basket and then found Udonis Haslem underneath the rim for a layup. Wade iced it with a three-point play that made it 110-105 with 59 seconds left.



Celtics vs HEAT
May 28, 2012
WIN: 93-79
The Miami HEAT defeated the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. LeBron James led the HEAT with 32 points and 13 rebounds while Dwyane Wade added 22 points and seven assists. Miami led from start to finish and controlled the action with the exception of the second quarter. After an 11-point first quarter, the Celtics managed to tie the score at 46 at halftime. The HEAT then regained the control with a big third quarter, where they outscored Boston 26-15.

2011-12 Season vs Boston


HEAT at Celtics
Apr. 24, 2012
LOSS: 78-66
Sasha Pavlovic scored a season-high 16 points off the bench as the Boston Celtics overcame a horrific start to defeat the Miami Heat 78-66 at TD Garden. Paul Pierce was the only All-Star to see action for the undermanned squads, as both coaches had their second units battle for the majority of the sloppy contest.



HEAT vs. Celtics
Apr. 10, 2012
LOSS: 115-107
The Celtics, after a slow start, recovered to defeat the Miami Heat 115-107 Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena. It was their second straight victory against the Heat.



HEAT @ Celtics
Apr. 1, 2012
LOSS: 91-72
Rajon Rondo put on a masterful performance with his league-leading fifth triple-double of the season, as the Boston Celtics blew out the Miami Heat 91-72.



Celtics vs. HEAT
Dec. 27, 2011
WIN: 115-107
The Miami Heat defeated the Boston Celtics 115-107 Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena, but not before holding off Boston's furious fourth-quarter rally. Heat rookie guard Norris Cole scored 20 points, 14 in the final period, to help Miami improve to 2-0. Miami's Big Three of LeBron James (26 points, six rebounds, five assists), Dwyane Wade (24 points eight assists) and Chris Bosh (18 points, 11 rebounds) led the way. They were assisted by forwards Udonis Haslem (12 points) and James Jones (nine points, 3-for-3 on 3-pointers).

2011 Playoffs: Round 2 vs Boston


Celtics vs. HEAT
May 11, 2011
Game 5, Round 2
WIN: 97-87
Dwyane Wade led the way with 34 points as the HEAT won Game 5 in Miami on Wednesday 97-87 over the Celtics to move on to the Eastern Conference Finals. LeBron James scored 33 while Chris Bosh tallied 14 points and 11 rebounds. Miami moves on to face the winner of the Atlanta-Chicago series.



HEAT @ Celtics
May 9, 2011
Game 4, Round 2
WIN: 98-90
LeBron James had 35 points with 14 rebounds and Dwyane Wade added 28 points as the HEAT scored a 98-90 overtime win in Boston on Monday night, extending their series lead over the Celtics to 3-1. Chris Bosh posted 20 points with 12 boards for Miami, which hosts Game 5 on Wednesday.



HEAT @ Celtics
May 7, 2011
Game 3, Round 2
LOSS: 97-81
Dwyane Wade had 23 points and seven rebounds and Joel Anthony added a double-double (12 points, 11 rebounds) but the Heat fell to the Celtics 97-81 in Game 3 Saturday night. LeBron James scored 15 points, and Mario Chalmers came off the bench for 17 points. The series continues Monday night in Boston.



Celtics @ HEAT
May 3, 2011
Game 2, Round 2
WIN: 102-91
With the game tied in the fourth quarter, the HEAT went on a 14-0 run to shut down the Celtics 102-91 in Game 2 Tuesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. LeBron James scored 24 of his 35 in the second half, Dwyane Wade finished with 28 and Chris Bosh added 17 with 11 rebounds. With Miami up 2-0, the series shifts to Boston for Game 3 on Saturday.



Celtics @ HEAT
May 1, 2011
Game 1, Round 2
WIN: 99-90
Dwyane Wade led the way with 38 points as the HEAT beat the Celtics in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals 99-90 in Miami on Sunday afternoon. James Jones (25 points) came off the bench to hit five 3-pointers while LeBron James scored 22. Game 2 of the series is Tuesday.

2010-11 Season vs Boston


Celtics @ HEAT
April 10, 2011
WIN: 100-77
LeBron James (27 points, seven assists, four steals) and the HEAT moved ahead of the Celtics for the No. 2 seed in the East with a 100-77 home win Sunday afternoon. Dwyane Wade scored 14 points and Chris Bosh added 13 for the HEAT, who dominated the offensive glass, 15-3.



HEAT @ Celtics
Feb. 13, 2011
LOSS: 85-82
LeBron James tallied 22 points but the HEAT fell 85-82 on the road on Sunday. Chris Bosh scored 24 points and Dwyane Wade had 16. Next, Miami travels to Indiana on Tuesday at 7 p.m.



Celtics @ HEAT
Nov. 11, 2010
LOSS: 112-107
Three weeks after dropping their first game of the season in Boston, the Miami HEAT lost a very similar contest to the Celtics. They went down double digits early, righted the ship late, closed the lead to two possessions in the final minutes but never got over the hump, falling 112-107 Thursday night.



HEAT @ Celtics
Oct. 26, 2010
LOSS: 88-80
The Miami HEAT's season did not start as many would have hoped, as they lost 88-80 to the Boston Celtics. A cohesive Celtics unit forced Miami into jumper after jumper as the HEAT scored nine points in the first quarter, shooting below thirty percent. And it was all far from unexpected.

2010 Round 1 Playoffs vs Boston


HEAT @ Celtics
Round 1 Game 5
April 27, 2010
LOSS: 73-70
Dwyane Wade scored 31 points with 10 assists but the HEAT lost Game 5 to the Celtics on Tuesday night 96-86 in Boston. Miami cut a 21-point deficit to six to end the third quarter. They got as close as 73-70 early in the fourth but then Boston pulled away. Mario Chalmers had a nice night off the bench with 20 points, but the Celtics take the series 4-1.


Celtics @ HEAT
Round 1 Game 4
April 25, 2010
WIN: 101-92
Dwyane Wade had a playoff career-high 46 points to lead the HEAT to a 101-92 home victory over the Celtics in Game 4 of the first round of the playoffs on Sunday afternoon. Wade scored 19 points in the fourth quarter to keep the HEAT from elimination. Quentin Richardson and Michael Beasley scored 20 and 15 points, respectively. The HEAT battle the Celtics in Game 5 on Tuesday in Boston.


Celtics @ HEAT
Round 1 Game 3
April 23, 2010
LOSS: 100-98
Michael Beasley scored eight of his 16 points in the fourth quarter to spark a rally, but the HEAT lost Game 3 of their series with the Boston Celtics 100-98 at home Friday night. Dwyane Wade scored 34 with eight assists and Dorell Wright added 15 points off the bench. The HEAT overcame a nine point deficit but Paul Pierce hit a jumper at the buzzer to win the game. Boston leads the series 3-0. Game 4 is Sunday at American Airlines Arena.


HEAT @ Celtics
Round 1 Game 2
April 20, 2010
LOSS: 107-77
Although Dwyane Wade played 37 minutes and scored 29 points, the HEAT fell 106-77 on the road to the Boston Celtics in Game 2 as they fell into a 0-2 hole in the first round series on Tuesday night. Michael Beasley tallied 13 points and Mario Chalmers had 10 points. Miami looks forward to heading home for the next game Friday night at 7 PM.


HEAT @ Celtics
Round 1 Game 1
April 17, 2010
LOSS: 85-76
Despite Dwyane Wade's 26 points the HEAT suffered a 85-76 road loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the first round of the playoffs on Saturday night. Quentin Richardson also played well with 15 points in the defeat. The HEAT hope to rebound in Game 2 on Tuesday.

2009-10 Season vs Boston


HEAT @ Celtics
Feb. 3, 2010
LOSS: 107-102
Dwyane Wade scored 30 points and dished out 13 assists Wednesday night as the HEAT came up short to the Celtics 107-102 in Boston. Udonis Haslem and Rafer Alston each added 15 points and Michael Beasley tallied 13.


Celtics @ HEAT
Jan. 6, 2010
LOSS: 106-112
Dwyane Wade's steal and dunk at the end of the fourth quarter forced overtime, but the HEAT lost 112-106 to the Celtics at home on Wednesday night. Wade led all scorers with a season-high 44 points. Udonis Haslem scored 19 points off the bench. The HEAT will hit the road for a six game trip and will face the Suns on Friday. Tipoff is set for 9 p.m. on Sun Sports.


Celtics @ HEAT
November 29, 2009
LOSS: 92-85
Dwyane Wade scored 27 points, and the Heat rallied hard in the second half only to fall 92-85 Sunday to the visiting Celtics. Jermaine O'Neal scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, but a four-point lead slipped away in the fourth quarter as the Heat lost their second straight game. Miami made just two of 15 3-point shots.

2008-09 Season vs Boston


HEAT @ Celtics
April 10, 2009
LOSS: 105-98
Dwyane Wade (31 points, nine assists) and Michael Beasley (23 points, 13 rebounds) combined for 54 points, but Miami's fourth quarter comeback couldn't match the Celtics' offensive efforts and the HEAT lost 105-98 on the road Friday night. The HEAT will return home to face the Knicks on Sunday. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Sun Sports.


HEAT @ Celtics
March 18, 2009
LOSS: 107-99
With Dwayne Wade not in uniform for the first time all season because of a hip flexor injury, the HEAT suffered a 112-108 overtime loss to the defending-champion Celtics on the road Wednesday night. Without Wade, the HEAT went to a balanced attack, with Michael Beasley (21 points), Mario Chalmers (19 points), and Jermaine O'Neal (17 points) leading the way.


Celtics @ HEAT
March 11, 2009
WIN: 107-99
Dwyane Wade did it again for the HEAT, scoring 32 points and dishing out seven assists Wednesday night as Miami took control in the third quarter and held on to defeat the reigning NBA champion Celtics 107-99 at home. Jamario Moon added 13 points, including three treys, and grabbed eight rebounds.


Celtics @ HEAT
January 21, 2009
LOSS: 98-83
Back from a seven-game road trip, the HEAT got off to an ice-cold start Wednesday and could not recover against the visiting Celtics in a 98-83 loss. Dwyane Wade scored 25 points, Daequan Cook 20 and rookie Michael Beasley pitched in his third double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

2007-08 Season vs Boston


HEAT @ Celtics
March 30, 2008
LOSS: 88-62
The shorthanded HEAT struggled with the cold in Boston on Sunday, falling 88-62 to the NBA-best Celtics. Chris Quinn provided a spark for Miami with 14 points, eight assists and three steals. Ricky Davis also scored 14 points for the HEAT, who head to Indianapolis for a Monday night tilt with the Pacers.


HEAT vs. Celtics
Jan. 29, 2008
LOSS: 117-87
Mark Blount fired off 20 points, but the HEAT were unable to build on the momentum from Saturday's win as they dropped a 117-87 home decision to the Celtics on Tuesday. Luke Jackson poured in 14 points, while Dwyane Wade tallied seven and six assists.


HEAT vs. Celtics
Nov. 30, 2007
LOSS: 95-85
The HEAT slashed into Boston's lead Friday night, outscoring the Celtics by 12 points in the fourth quarter before falling 95-85 to the visitors. PG Jason Williams led the HEAT with a season-high 22 points in the loss.


HEAT @ Celtics
Nov. 16, 2007
LOSS: 92-91
The HEAT rallied back from a 15-point deficit to take a late fourth-quarter lead Friday night, but came up short against the unbeaten Celtics, 92-91. Dwyane Wade led the way with 23 points and Ricky Davis added 20.

2006-07 Season vs Boston


HEAT vs. Celtics
April 16, 2007
LOSS: 91-89
Michael Doleac's jumper with 1:17 to play in the fourth quarter tied the game for the last time, but Miami was done in on a bucket with less than a second remaining in a 91-89 loss to the Celtics on Monday. Jason Williams and Jason Kapono each scored 16 points. Shaquille O'Neal added 14 and seven rebounds.


HEAT @ Celtics
April 6, 2007
WIN: 88-85
With the HEAT down by three, Eddie Jones knocked down a 3-pointer with 1:27 on the clock and started an 8-2 game-ending run that carried Miami to an 88-85 victory Friday in Boston. Shaquille O'Neal had 22 points and 11 rebounds. Udonis Haslem added 17 and nine.


HEAT @ Celtics
February 7, 2007
WIN: 91-79
Miami held the Celtics to ice-cold 32 percent shooting in Wednesday's 91-79 road victory. Dwyane Wade tallied 30 points on 10-for-17 shooting and added six rebounds, nine assists and three blocks. Jason Kapono scored 19, Gary Payton 10, and Shaquille O'Neal nine.

2005-06 Season vs Boston


HEAT @ Celtics
April 19, 2006
LOSS: 85-78
The HEAT wrapped up the regular season on Wednesday with an 85-78 loss at Boston. With Shaquille O'Neal and Dwyane Wade sitting out to rest for the playoffs, Dorell Wright set a career high in scoring for the second straight night with 20 points. Antoine Walker added 14 points for Miami.


HEAT vs. Celtics
Mar. 16, 2006
WIN: 107-104
Dwyane Wade scored 26 of his 30 points after halftime and Boston missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer as the HEAT battled back from a 25-point deficit in Thursday's 107-104 home win over the Celtics. Shaquille O'Neal chipped in 26 points on 12-of-19 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds. Jason Williams scored 21 and Udonis Haslem registered a double-double with 11 and 11 boards. Miami has won 14 out of the last 15 games.


HEAT @ Celtics
Mar. 1, 2006
WIN: 103-96
Antoine Walker scored all 13 of his points in the fourth quarter against his former team in Wednesday's 103-96 win in Boston. Dwyane Wade scored 24 points to go with eight assists and Shaquille O'Neal had 16 points and nine rebounds. Shandon Anderson poured in a season-high 15 points.


HEAT vs. Celtics
Feb. 6, 2006
WIN: 114-98
Dwyane Wade had a big game, scoring 34 points, grabbing eight rebounds and handing out eight assists as the HEAT cruised past the visiting Celtics 114-98 on Monday. Shaquille O'Neal added 21 points for Miami, which led by 14 at halftime.

2004-05 Season vs Boston


HEAT @ Celtics
Apr. 15, 2004
Paul Pierce drained a jumper with nine seconds left and hit on 1-of-2 free throws seconds later to help the Celtics defeat the HEAT, 101-99, in Boston. Boston led by as many 17 points late in the second quarter, but Miami ended the half on a 9-6 run to cut Boston's lead to eight, 54-46, at halftime. Miami outscored Boston 35-25 in the third quarter, while hitting on 61 percent of it shots to take an 81-79 lead into the final quarter. The Celtics held a seven-point edge at the 5:32 mark before Damon Jones' driving layup capped off a HEAT 10-2 run to give Miami a 99-98 lead with 18 seconds left in regulation. Pierce responded nine second later, when he nailed an 18-foot jumper to send Miami to its fourth straight loss.


HEAT vs. Celtics
Dec. 21st, 2004
WIN: 108-100
Shaquille O'Neal missed his first game of the regular season with a left calf contusion, but the HEAT extended their wining streak to nine games with a 108-100 victory over the Boston Celtics. The first half saw the game tied on 16 different occasions, with neither team gaining a bigger lead than five points. Both Eddie Jones and Dwyane Wade scored 15 first half points for the HEAT. Miami was able to gain some momentum in the third period, going on a 10-3 run to take a seven point lead with the help of Dwyane Wade's 12 thirdquarter points. In the fourth, the HEAT extended their lead to as many as 12 points, and Boston wasn't able to get any closer than eight points in the final minutes.


HEAT vs. Celtics
Nov. 28th, 2004
WIN: 106-104
The HEAT recorded a 106-104 victory over the visiting Boston Celtics on Sunday night. Boston jumped out to an early start, taking a 14-4 lead before Miami responded to tie the game at 16 apiece. From that point on throughout the first half, the game remained close, with the Celtics taking a one point lead into the half. The HEAT began the third quarter on a 13-0 run, their longest unanswered scoring run of the season to date, with Boston not making a basket until the 7:48 mark of the period. Miami then took an eight point lead into the final quarter. The Celtics began the fourth with a 16-8 run of their own, to tie the game with 6:11 remaining. But the HEAT reacted with an 8-0 run to take an eight point lead with 4:34 left to play. Boston would not let up, answering the HEAT's run with a 10-4 run to cut the HEAT lead to just two points. Paul Pierce missed one of two free throws, which would have tied the game, and Christian Laettner was fouled with just 3.1 seconds remaining. Laettner hit one of two free throws to take a two point advantage, and Ricky Davis missed a two-pointer at the end of the game to give the HEAT the victory. Dwyane Wade led all scorers with 25 points, and Shaquille O'Neal recorded a double-double with 21 points and 13 rebounds. Damon Jones scored 16 points off the bench, on 4-of-6 shooting from three-point range. Boston was led by Raef LaFrentz's 21 points and Paul Pierce's nine rebounds.

2003-04 Season vs Boston


HEAT vs. Celtics
Apr. 12th, 2004
WIN: 84-77
Lamar Odom's 3-pointer with two minutes left was the dagger as Miami took an 84-77 victory in Boston on Monday and pulled into a fourth-place tie with Milwaukee. The HEAT, who wrap the regular season Wednesday at home vs. New Jersey, can grab home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs with a win and a Bucks loss.


HEAT vs. Celtics
Apr. 7th, 2004
WIN: 104-101
A 12-point halftime lead evaporated into a tie game after three quarters, but the HEAT outlasted the Celtics 104-101 on Wednesday night and held onto the fifth spot in the East playoff race. Lamar Odom scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Miami, which had six players reach double figures in scoring.


HEAT vs. Celtics
Jan. 20th, 2004
LOSS: 86-84
Miami held a nine-point lead with just over five minutes to go but couldn't quell a Boston rally in an 86-84 loss at home on Tuesday. Udonis Haslem was solid, notching 18 points and a career-best 17 boards while Eddie Jones added 17 points. Lamar Odom dominated the paint the entire game but let Mark Blount get inside at the worst possible time. Blount tipped in Paul Pierce's missed jumper with 48 seconds left as the Boston Celtics rallied from a nine-point fourth-quarter deficit. Miami forward Brian Grant sat out for the first time in 124 games due to a left knee contusion.


HEAT vs. Celtics
Oct. 29th, 2003
LOSS: 98-75
Eddie Jones pumped in 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds, but the HEAT lost 98-75 to the Celtics on Wednesday. Malik Allen scored 10 points for Miami, which played without Lamar Odom.

2002-03 Season vs Boston


HEAT vs. Celtics
Apr. 13th, 2003
Paul Pierce scored 32 points and Antoine Walker added 24 as the Boston Celtics held on late to defeat the HEAT 94-86 in the final regular season home game for Miami. With the win, Boston evened the season series at two games apiece, by winning the last two. Miami won the first two meetings 91-81 and 90-70. Caron Butler led Miami with his 22nd 20-point scoring effort, after connecting on 5-of-11 from the field including one three-pointer and a perfect 9-of-9 from the free-throw line. He also extended his consecutive steals streak to 16 games after recording three. In addition to Butler, LaPhonso Ellis chipped in with 10 points, including a team-high nine rebounds, followed by 10 points from Rasual Butler.


HEAT @ Celtics
Apr. 2nd, 2003
The Boston Celtics led from start to finish on Wednesday, handing the HEAT a 90-62 defeat at the Fleet Center. It was the sixth straight loss on the road for Miami, who have now dropped eight of its last 11 games. Paul Pierce led the Celtics with 28 points, followed by 11 points from Antoine Walker and 10 points from Tony Delk. Miami was led by Caron Butler's 18 points and Vladimir Stepania's 10 points. Stepania also pulled down 11 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the season. Brian Grant recorded his 44th double-figure rebounding game with 12 boards, to go along with his six points.


HEAT vs. Celtics
Dec. 27th, 2002
Eddie Jones scored 28 points, 13 in the first quarter and Vladimir Stepania recorded his second double-double of the season with 14 points and 14 rebounds, as the HEAT held the Boston Celtics to nine points in the fourth quarter en route to a 90-70 rout at AmericanAirlines Arena. Miami held Boston to 27.8 percent shooting in the game, which turned out to be the lowest in Celtics franchise history. The HEAT took the lead for good at the end of the first quarter, after running off 10 unanswered points to take a 27-25 advantage. Travis Best scored 13 points with a season high seven assists, followed by Malik Allen and Caron Butler with 10 points apiece. Brian Grant recorded his 19 double-figure rebounding game with 12 boards and only six points. Miami shot 48 percent from the field and 66 percent from the three-point line (6-of-9). Boston connected on just 4-of-26 three-point attempts, as the Celtics two leading scorers, Paul Pierce and Antoine Walker combined to shot just 1-of-11 from the beyond the arc and just 9-of-37 for the game. Pierce finished with 19 points (11-of-12 FT) and Walker added 16 points.


HEAT @ Celtics
Dec. 18th, 2002
Eddie Jones scored 21 points on Wednesday, helping Miami snap a three-game road-losing streak with a 91-81 victory over the Boston Celtics at the FleetCenter. Miami held Boston to only 28 points in the first half on 8-of-31 shooting from the field and jumped ahead 48-28 into halftime. In addition to Jones, the HEAT had four other players reach double-figure scoring including Brian Grant (17 points), Caron Butler (14 points), Mike James (13 points) and LaPhonso Ellis (12 points). Grant, Butler and Vladimir Stepania recorded 10 rebounds each. Travis Best dished out a team high six assists and chipped in with eight points. For Grant, it was his 11th double-double of the season and second for Butler. Jones connected on 5-of-17 from the field and 4-of-10 from the three-point line. Mike James, who nailed the decisive trey late in the fourth quarter shot 3-of-4 from beyond the arc. Miami outrebounded Boston 43-40 and forced 18 Celtics turnovers. The HEAT, who led by as many as 22 points through three quarters, held off a late Boston rally that closed the score to 84-79 with 1:49 left in the fourth quarter. The Celtics also did not score a fast break point in last night's game against the HEAT.


HEAT vs. Boston Celtics
H/A DATE SCORE W/L HEAT LEADING SCORER OPP. LEADING SCORER
2001-02 Season
A 04/10/02 70-65 L JONES/MOURNING - 16 WALKER - 21
H 03/25/02 87-82 L MOURNING -20 E. STRICKLAND - 23
A 01/04/02 89-66 W JONES - 23 PIERCE - 20
H 11/27/01 84-83 L JONES - 27 PIERCE - 33
2000-01 Season
A 04/11/01 102-97 W MASON - 23 PIERCE - 41
H 04/03/01 82-77 L MASON - 16 PIERCE - 33
A 01/10/01 88-76 L JONES - 20 PIERCE - 28
H 01/06/01 112-86 W HARDAWAY - 24 WALKER - 26
1999-2000 Season
A 02/02/00 105-103 W MASHBURN/MOURNING - 23 WALKER - 35
H 01/25/00 115-89 W LENARD - 21 WALKER - 28
A 12/03/99 96-84 L LENARD - 23 PIERCE - 26
H 11/20/99 110-92 W MASHBURN - 23 WALKER - 18
1998-99 Season
H 04/29/99 107-96 L WEATHERSPOON - 19 PIERCE - 31
A 04/16/99 82-81 L HARDAWAY - 19 WALKER - 29
H 02/09/99 108-101 L HARDAWAY - 24 WALKER - 31
1997-98 Season
H 03/31/98 121-95 W LENARD - 26 WALKER - 19
A 03/25/98 105-91 W MOURNING - 26 WALKER - 29
H 12/05/97 117-97 W STRICKLAND - 20 WALKER - 26
A 11/05/97 90-74 W MASHBURN - 32 WALKER - 20
1996-97 Season
A 02/05/97 118-117 W LENARD - 28 FOX - 33
H 01/29/97 103-83 W MOURNING - 24 WESLEY - 23
A 01/16/97 102-94 W HARDAWAY - 22 WESLEY - 21
H 11/30/96 78-77 W HARDAWAY - 19 RADJA/WILLIAMS - 14
1995-96 Season
A 03/24/96 111-95 W MOURNING - 27 WESLEY - 24
H 02/03/96 100-99 L MOURNING - 45 FOX - 19
H 12/06/95 105-101 L MOURNING - 26 RADJA - 22
A 12/04/95 121-120 L MOURNING - 36 RADJA - 27
1994-95 Season
A 03/31/95 100-99 L RICE - 26 DOUGLAS - 29
H 03/28/95 126-115 L RICE - 39 BROWN - 41
H 01/18/95 121-93 W WILLIS - 25 RADJA - 25
A 01/04/95 117-113 L RICE - 37 WILKINS - 31
H 11/18/94 115-111 L RICE - 34 WILKINS - 24
1993-94 Season
A 03/13/94 106-87 W SEIKALY - 36 T.HARRIS - 22
H 03/07/94 112-104 L LONG - 24 BROWN - 21
A 01/26/94 103-98 L SEIKALY - 23 RADJA - 23
H 12/11/93 111-80 W MINER - 28 GAMBLE - 19
A 11/26/93 101-93 W RICE - 38 RADJA - 24
1992-93 Season
H 04/17/93 103-100 W SEIKALY - 23 LEWIS - 32
A 03/24/93 115-109 L RICE - 35 LEWIS - 22
A 12/04/92 114-104 L EDWARDS - 22 LEWIS - 22
H 11/10/92 110-106 L RICE - 27 LEWIS - 29
1991-92 Season
A 04/19/92 109-93 L RICE - 34 LEWIS/PARISH - 22
H 03/10/92 108-101 W RICE - 31 LEWIS - 28
H 12/21/91 112-101 W SEIKALY - 26 LEWIS - 19
A 12/04/91 124-97 L RICE - 27 PARISH - 31
H 11/05/91 93-89 L COLES/RICE/SEIKALY - 16 LEWIS - 25
1990-91 Season
A 04/12/91 119-109 L SEIKALY - 22 LEWIS - 42
H 03/28/91 90-88 W RICE - 19 PARISH - 16
A 03/06/91 126-117 L DOUGLAS - 27 McHALE - 31
H 12/15/90 114-100 L BURTON - 23 PARISH - 23
A 11/26/90 118-101 L SEIKALY - 21 BIRD - 21
1989-90 Season
A 04/12/90 139-118 L DOUGLAS - 37 BIRD - 40
H 04/07/90 115-105 L DOUGLAS - 22 BIRD - 37
H 03/02/90 122-110 L SEIKALY - 25 BIRD - 28
A 01/24/90 116-95 L RICE - 22 PARISH - 23
H 01/13/90 105-96 L SEIKALY - 28 PARISH - 30
1988-89 Season
A 01/29/89 121-103 L SPARROW - 10 McHALE - 21
H 11/15/88 84-65 L SEIKALY - 22 McHALE - 17