And Boston did it without the Defensive Player of the Year!
The Heat needed every little thing that Lowry gave them in Saturday's road win
Boston calmed down and picked Miami apart to even the series on Thursday
Jayson Tatum turned the ball over six times in the quarter that doomed the Celtics on Tuesday night
Starting Tuesday in Miami, two dominant defenses meet in a rematch of the 2020 ECF
Butler led the Miami Heat to a close-out win over the 76ers on Thursday night
Marks made it clear that Brooklyn is in need of a vibe shift
Morant got hurt in the fourth quarter of Game 3 against the Warriors
'When you spend that kind of money on the luxury tax, you expect to go deep into the playoffs,' she said
The home team has won every game in this series, but Joel Embiid missed the first two games in Miami
Robinson lost his starting spot in late March and is no longer in the rotation
Cronin took over for Neil Olshey on an interim basis in December
Lowry missed the first two games against Philly and the last two against Atlanta in the postseason
With Joel Embiid back in the lineup, Philadelphia has a chance to tie the series
The Defensive Player of the Year missed Game 2 with a bruised quad but will return Saturday
James Herbert is somewhat fond of basketball, feature writing and understatements. A former season-ticket holder for the expansion Toronto Raptors, Herbert does not think the NBA was better back in the days of hand checking and illegal defense. He joined CBS Sports in 2014 and lives in Brooklyn.