Lebron James and the Miami Heat defeated the Boston Celtics in game 1 99-90 Sunday in the Eastern Conference semifinals, and draw first blood for 1-0 lead. Miami Heat guard Dwayne Wade scored a game-high 38 points while sixth man forward James Jones added 25 points, which includes 5 triples. Forward Lebron James only scored 22 points; way below his average but his leadership and athleticism makes him the best player in this playoff. James also had six rebounds and five assists.
Game 2 is set tonight @ 7pm and this could be the deciding factor of the series. Whoever wins today will have a big step going to Conference Finals facing the winner between Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks.
The Miami Heat displayed good defense and a great transition play. They made a statement and they want to continue that throughout the Playoffs. Miami Heat is the team who most criticized when Lebron James and Chris Bosh join Dwayne Wade to play together in Miami.
Now, it’s payback time and to those who let them down, never believe and criticize will definitely have their thought that Lebron James made the right decision and the Miami Heat would simply to dominate in the post season.
Watch for the game 2 of Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics. What would be Boston adjustments and what will be their approach. As for the Miami Heat, they will continue the aggressiveness and will not let their fans down in Miami. Expect the best series for this man; we are witnessing an epic series between the team who have most number of championships in the history of the league and the team who just start to be recognize and the new power team in the league.
Miami Heat in game 2 against Boston Celtics.
NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Semifinals!