Heat Top Celtics 98-90 In Game Four Overtime Thriller
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BOSTON (AP) – LeBron James scored 35 points with 14 rebounds to lead Miami to a 98-90 overtime victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night and give the Heat a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Dwyane Wade scored 28 with nine rebounds and Chris Bosh had 20 points and 12 rebounds for Miami, which could eliminate the defending conference champions and advance to the East finals with a victory in Game 5 in Miami on Wednesday night.
James, Wade and Bosh scored 83 of Miami’s 98 points and 35 of 45 rebounds.
Paul Pierce scored 27, Ray Allen had 17 and Kevin Garnett had seven points and 10 rebounds for Boston.
James made up for a turnover at the end of regulation with a fallaway jumper to start overtime and give Miami the lead for good.
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