Gameday Rundown: HEAT Battle Celtics
Game starts at 1PM on ESPN
Miami HEAT at Boston Celtics
Sunday, May 9th @ 1:00PM
Location: TD Garden - Boston, MA
Radio: 790AM, WAQI 710AM (Espanol)
Check league standings: view here
- The HEAT and Celtics meet for the second of three matchups this regular season after having their 1/10 contest postponed.
- It is also the first of consecutive games in Boston with the next matchup on Tuesday the 11th. Earlier this season, the Celtics recorded a, 107-105, win on 1/6.
- The HEAT are 48-76 all-time versus Boston during the regular season, including 29-35 in home games and 19-41 in road games.
What to watch for:
- Miami is 6-1 this season on Sunday’s, their best record for any day of the week.
- Bam Adebayo is just 14 points short from tying his single-season career high of 1,146 points, which he set last year.
- Miami has held opponents to under 100 points 21 times this season, including under their opponents scoring average on 44 occasions.
- Bam Adebayo has limited guards to just 38.7 percent shooting on the season, including only 31.3 percent from three-point range. Additionally, regardless of position, he has held some of the league’s top offensive players well below their averages this season.
- Duncan Robinson is currently the only HEAT player to appear in every game this season and has now done so in 142- straight dating back to 4/9/19, the fifth-longest streak in team history.
|107.3||POINTS PER GAME||112.7|
|107.6||OPPONENT POINTS PER GAME||111.0|
|.455||OPPONENT FG PCT.||.463|
|.352||3-PT FG PCT.||.375|
|41.6||REBOUNDS PER GAME.||44.5|
|43.4||OPPONENT REBOUNDS PER GAME||42.3|
|26.2||ASSISTS PER GAME||23.4|
|7.91||STEALS PER GAME||7.76|
|14.1||TURNOVERS PER GAME||14.2|
|15.2||OPPONENT TURNOVERS PER GAME||14.2|
|3.97||BLOCKS PER GAME||5.30|