The Boston Celtics" sense of urgency from start to finish pulls them to an even East finals series against the Miami Heat in Game 4.
BOSTON When the Boston Celtics struggled in the Eastern Conference finals.
It has been because they have lost focus, allowing Miami to speed them up and turn them over
The Heat's only consistent manner of scoring in this series results in fast-break baskets.
That was the approach Miami relied on to win Games 1 and 3. So, going into Game 4, Boston understood that to even the series at two games apiece, it needed to avoid repeating similar mistakes.
On Monday night, the Celtics dominated at both ends from tip to finish.
Boston scored the first eight points of the game and never looked back,
Cruising to a 102-82 victory in front of a sellout crowd at TD Garden to send this series back to the shores of Biscayne Bay for Game 5 on Wednesday
When asked to define Boston's approach heading into Game 4, Jayson Tatum, who led all scorers with 31 points, answered, "Urgency."
"Having a sense of urgency on both sides of the floor from start to finish was a focal point heading into this game."